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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 45
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 66 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.53% 2.80% 5.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.12% 20.06% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 81
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 328 344 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 17.55% 13.98% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 285 300 263
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 104 (85.25%) .NET
2 87 (71.31%) SQL Server
3 86 (70.49%) C#
4 82 (67.21%) ASP.NET
5 73 (59.84%) JavaScript
6 65 (53.28%) SQL
7 60 (49.18%) HTML
7 60 (49.18%) CSS
8 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (36.07%) MVC
10 39 (31.97%) OO
11 36 (29.51%) Scrum
12 35 (28.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (27.05%) TDD
14 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
15 29 (23.77%) VB.NET
15 29 (23.77%) jQuery
16 27 (22.13%) .NET Framework
16 27 (22.13%) XML
17 26 (21.31%) QA
18 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (18.85%) T-SQL
19 23 (18.85%) WCF
20 21 (17.21%) Web Development
20 21 (17.21%) Entity Framework
20 21 (17.21%) Ajax
21 20 (16.39%) IIS
22 19 (15.57%) Web Services
22 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2012
22 19 (15.57%) Mentoring

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 20 (16.39%) IIS
2 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) SSL
2 4 (3.28%) ATM
3 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) RS-232
3 1 (0.82%) RS-485
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (71.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (13.11%) MySQL
5 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.64%) Power BI
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.82%) DB2
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.82%) OLAP
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) QlikView
10 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (28.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.11%) Selenium
3 10 (8.20%) git-flow
4 9 (7.38%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.56%) MSBuild
6 7 (5.74%) JMeter
6 7 (5.74%) NUnit
6 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.10%) Subversion
8 4 (3.28%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.64%) Ant
10 1 (0.82%) JUnit
10 1 (0.82%) Mocha
General
1 10 (8.20%) Automotive
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (72.13%) Developer
2 57 (46.72%) .NET Developer
3 43 (35.25%) Senior Developer
4 31 (25.41%) C# Developer
5 25 (20.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (20.49%) Senior .NET Developer
6 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (16.39%) SQL Developer
9 19 (15.57%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (15.57%) Web Developer
10 15 (12.30%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (12.30%) VB.NET Web Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (8.20%) iOS Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Senior iOS Developer
13 8 (6.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (6.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 7 (5.74%) Architect
14 7 (5.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (85.25%) .NET
2 82 (67.21%) ASP.NET
3 60 (49.18%) CSS
3 60 (49.18%) HTML
4 29 (23.77%) jQuery
5 27 (22.13%) .NET Framework
5 27 (22.13%) XML
6 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (18.85%) WCF
8 21 (17.21%) Ajax
8 21 (17.21%) Entity Framework
9 19 (15.57%) Web Services
10 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (9.84%) SOAP
12 11 (9.02%) LINQ
13 10 (8.20%) JSON
13 10 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (8.20%) RESTful
14 8 (6.56%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) iPad
2 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) iSeries
4 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Apple iOS
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Android
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.07%) MVC
3 39 (31.97%) OO
4 36 (29.51%) Scrum
5 33 (27.05%) TDD
6 21 (17.21%) Web Development
7 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
8 18 (14.75%) SDLC
9 16 (13.11%) BDD
10 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (12.30%) OOP
11 12 (9.84%) Automated Testing
11 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.02%) Software Architecture
13 10 (8.20%) iOS Development
13 10 (8.20%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (8.20%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Web Application Development
14 9 (7.38%) SOLID
14 9 (7.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (70.49%) C#
2 73 (59.84%) JavaScript
3 65 (53.28%) SQL
4 29 (23.77%) VB.NET
5 23 (18.85%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.20%) Java
6 10 (8.20%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.10%) C++
8 4 (3.28%) Delphi
8 4 (3.28%) RPG
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) IBM
2 15 (12.30%) NEC
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle
4 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.82%) Google
5 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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