The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.24% 3.33% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 17.39% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.77% 19.17% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 20
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +7.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcestershire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -3 1 £30,000 +42.85%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) C
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Law
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Military
4 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (54.55%) Law
1 6 (54.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (72.73%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle