Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 75 117
Rank change year-on-year -81 +42 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 16 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 1.73% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.65% 7.44% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 38
10th Percentile £40,725 £31,250 £42,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £47,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,750 £40,500 £56,250
Median % change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £53,625 £63,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +11.11%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 460 215 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.89% 23.19% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 394 156 257
10th Percentile £32,650 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,125 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,100
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.86% -5.05%
75th Percentile £68,750 £59,063 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,125 £66,350
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -2.22%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) ETL
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (57.69%) Power BI
3 15 (57.69%) Power Platform
4 14 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) Azure
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) Analytics
8 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (23.08%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) Big Data
10 5 (19.23%) Business Analytics
10 5 (19.23%) GitHub
10 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (19.23%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Power Platform
2 9 (34.62%) Azure
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) GitHub
3 5 (19.23%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (3.85%) AWS
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (3.85%) PowerApps
5 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Power BI
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (23.08%) Big Data
6 4 (15.38%) Data Lake
6 4 (15.38%) OLAP
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (15.38%) SSDT
7 2 (7.69%) Tableau
8 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) French Language
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Data Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (11.54%) ETL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SaaS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Visual C++ Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) MDX
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) PySpark
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) MFC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Enzyme
5 1 (3.85%) Jest
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Qt
5 1 (3.85%) React
5 1 (3.85%) React Native
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (57.69%) ETL
3 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Architectural Design
6 4 (15.38%) Customer Insight
6 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Data Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Data Extraction
6 4 (15.38%) Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Master Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) R
6 3 (11.54%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) VC++
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) Go
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Civica
3 4 (15.38%) Databricks
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow