Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 -52 +42
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 107 120 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.74% 2.49% 5.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.48% 17.34% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 90 118 197
Birmingham median annual salary £43,750 £38,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.13% -7.88% +17.86%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,875 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.57% -11.88% +8.11%

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 739 692 654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 18.93% 14.36% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 627 596 568
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,220 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,350 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 96 (89.72%) .NET
2 71 (66.36%) C#
3 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
3 65 (60.75%) ASP.NET
4 62 (57.94%) HTML
5 60 (56.07%) CSS
6 58 (54.21%) SQL
7 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
8 38 (35.51%) .NET Framework
9 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (34.58%) MVC
10 34 (31.78%) jQuery
11 32 (29.91%) VB.NET
12 30 (28.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
13 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
14 26 (24.30%) TDD
15 25 (23.36%) Web Development
15 25 (23.36%) XML
15 25 (23.36%) OO
16 22 (20.56%) Selenium
17 19 (17.76%) HTML5
17 19 (17.76%) BDD
18 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (16.82%) Scrum
19 17 (15.89%) Ajax
20 16 (14.95%) NUnit
20 16 (14.95%) Finance
20 16 (14.95%) MySQL
20 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.15%) IIS
2 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) ATM
2 5 (4.67%) HTTP
2 5 (4.67%) Internet
3 4 (3.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.93%) RS-232
4 1 (0.93%) RS-485
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (14.95%) MySQL
4 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.87%) Power BI
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) DB2
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) OLAP
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.93%) QlikView
10 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (20.56%) Selenium
3 16 (14.95%) NUnit
3 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow
4 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.35%) git-flow
6 7 (6.54%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.74%) JMeter
8 3 (2.80%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) Mocha
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) Automotive
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (85.98%) Developer
2 54 (50.47%) .NET Developer
3 44 (41.12%) C# Developer
4 30 (28.04%) Senior Developer
5 29 (27.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (23.36%) VB.NET Developer
7 20 (18.69%) SQL Developer
8 19 (17.76%) Web Developer
9 18 (16.82%) .NET Web Developer
10 16 (14.95%) Junior
10 16 (14.95%) Junior Developer
11 15 (14.02%) Developer in Test
11 15 (14.02%) VB.NET Web Developer
12 13 (12.15%) Junior .NET Developer
12 13 (12.15%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 13 (12.15%) Junior C# Developer
12 13 (12.15%) Senior C# Developer
13 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (11.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (89.72%) .NET
2 65 (60.75%) ASP.NET
3 62 (57.94%) HTML
4 60 (56.07%) CSS
5 38 (35.51%) .NET Framework
6 34 (31.78%) jQuery
7 25 (23.36%) XML
8 19 (17.76%) HTML5
9 17 (15.89%) Ajax
10 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (12.15%) Entity Framework
12 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (9.35%) RESTful
13 10 (9.35%) Web Services
14 9 (8.41%) WCF
15 7 (6.54%) LINQ
16 6 (5.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) iPad
3 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.87%) Fintech
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (34.58%) MVC
2 30 (28.04%) Test Automation
3 26 (24.30%) TDD
4 25 (23.36%) OO
4 25 (23.36%) Web Development
5 19 (17.76%) BDD
6 18 (16.82%) Scrum
7 16 (14.95%) Unit Testing
8 15 (14.02%) OOP
9 10 (9.35%) iOS Development
9 10 (9.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (9.35%) Open Source
10 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.67%) Analytics
11 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.67%) Kanban
11 5 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (4.67%) SDLC
11 5 (4.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) C#
2 65 (60.75%) JavaScript
3 58 (54.21%) SQL
4 32 (29.91%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.35%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.80%) Java
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.87%) X++
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) IBM
3 5 (4.67%) Google
4 3 (2.80%) NEC
4 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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