Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 110 92
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 427 425 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.40% 2.75% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.19% 14.11% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 344 363 506
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,000 £50,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,225 3,012 2,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.71% 19.52% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,684 2,486 2,521
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +23 251 £45,000 +5.88% 72
East Midlands +21 176 £40,000 +14.29% 31
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 352 (82.44%) C#
2 290 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (60.66%) .NET
4 233 (54.57%) Microsoft
5 232 (54.33%) SQL
6 198 (46.37%) SQL Server
7 170 (39.81%) JavaScript
8 162 (37.94%) HTML
9 143 (33.49%) ASP.NET
10 138 (32.32%) MVC
11 137 (32.08%) CSS
12 127 (29.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 124 (29.04%) Scrum
14 114 (26.70%) Git (software)
15 110 (25.76%) TDD
16 108 (25.29%) Software Engineering
17 106 (24.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 104 (24.36%) Degree
19 91 (21.31%) Java
20 90 (21.08%) T-SQL
20 90 (21.08%) .NET Framework
21 85 (19.91%) HTML5
22 81 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
23 80 (18.74%) Web Services
23 80 (18.74%) Windows
24 77 (18.03%) Spring
25 75 (17.56%) Linux
25 75 (17.56%) Android
26 72 (16.86%) AngularJS
26 72 (16.86%) Manufacturing

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 21 (4.92%) Apache
2 20 (4.68%) Confluence
3 19 (4.45%) IIS
4 17 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.81%) SAS
6 10 (2.34%) CMS
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.47%) DNN
11 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.23%) Kentico
12 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.47%) Maya
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.47%) Simulink
4 2 (0.47%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.47%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.23%) ArchiCAD
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.23%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (24.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (8.20%) GitHub
3 24 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.15%) PaaS
5 21 (4.92%) npm
6 20 (4.68%) IaaS
6 20 (4.68%) NuGet
7 15 (3.51%) Azure Functions
7 15 (3.51%) SaaS
7 15 (3.51%) Serverless
8 12 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.11%) Google Play
9 9 (2.11%) Office 365
10 8 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.64%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.20%) Modbus
1 35 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.96%) RS-485
3 19 (4.45%) Internet
4 6 (1.41%) Firewall
5 5 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.94%) Intranet
7 3 (0.70%) Broadband
8 2 (0.47%) FTP
8 2 (0.47%) HTTP
9 1 (0.23%) AMQP
9 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (46.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 21 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (4.92%) Power BI
9 20 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (3.75%) Relational Database
12 15 (3.51%) MySQL
12 15 (3.51%) SQLite
13 14 (3.28%) Big Data
13 14 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (2.81%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
15 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 127 (29.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 114 (26.70%) Git (software)
3 57 (13.35%) Maven
4 54 (12.65%) Robot Framework
5 47 (11.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 35 (8.20%) Selenium
7 26 (6.09%) Visual Studio Code
8 24 (5.62%) NUnit
9 22 (5.15%) Subversion
10 21 (4.92%) Jenkins
11 17 (3.98%) ReSharper
12 16 (3.75%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.04%) WebDriver
14 12 (2.81%) Cucumber
15 10 (2.34%) CppUnit
15 10 (2.34%) JIRA
16 8 (1.87%) Moq
16 8 (1.87%) NSubstitute
16 8 (1.87%) Protractor
17 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (16.86%) Manufacturing
2 48 (11.24%) Marketing
3 46 (10.77%) Automotive
4 41 (9.60%) Finance
5 25 (5.85%) Retail
6 7 (1.64%) Electronics
7 5 (1.17%) Legal
8 4 (0.94%) Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 272 (63.70%) Developer
2 118 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 89 (20.84%) C# Developer
4 88 (20.61%) Software Developer
5 77 (18.03%) Software Engineer
6 50 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (10.77%) Senior Developer
8 36 (8.43%) .NET Software Developer
9 30 (7.03%) C# Software Developer
10 24 (5.62%) Web Developer
11 23 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.92%) Embedded Engineer
12 21 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 19 (4.45%) Lead Software Engineer
14 18 (4.22%) Graduate
14 18 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
15 17 (3.98%) Junior
16 16 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 16 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (60.66%) .NET
2 162 (37.94%) HTML
3 143 (33.49%) ASP.NET
4 137 (32.08%) CSS
5 90 (21.08%) .NET Framework
6 85 (19.91%) HTML5
7 81 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 80 (18.74%) Web Services
9 77 (18.03%) Spring
10 72 (16.86%) AngularJS
11 66 (15.46%) Entity Framework
12 61 (14.29%) jQuery
13 59 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (13.35%) RESTful
15 56 (13.11%) WCF
16 54 (12.65%) XML
17 44 (10.30%) LINQ
18 41 (9.60%) .NET Core
19 40 (9.37%) KnockoutJS
20 38 (8.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (7.96%) CAN bus
3 32 (7.49%) Embedded Systems
4 29 (6.79%) Device Driver
5 22 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 21 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.92%) User Experience
7 20 (4.68%) Fintech
7 20 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (3.98%) CCTV
9 14 (3.28%) Internet of Things
10 11 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (2.11%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.87%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.64%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.17%) EPoS
15 4 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (0.94%) AS400
15 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.74%) Windows
2 75 (17.56%) Android
2 75 (17.56%) Linux
3 66 (15.46%) Apple iOS
4 34 (7.96%) FreeRTOS
5 20 (4.68%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Unix
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (32.32%) MVC
3 124 (29.04%) Scrum
4 110 (25.76%) TDD
5 108 (25.29%) Software Engineering
6 68 (15.93%) Web Development
7 60 (14.05%) Time Management
7 60 (14.05%) Unit Testing
8 56 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 53 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (11.24%) DevOps
11 47 (11.01%) OO
12 46 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (9.84%) SOA
14 35 (8.20%) SDLC
15 31 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
17 27 (6.32%) Migration
18 26 (6.09%) OOD
18 26 (6.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 352 (82.44%) C#
2 232 (54.33%) SQL
3 170 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 91 (21.31%) Java
5 90 (21.08%) T-SQL
6 66 (15.46%) C++
7 59 (13.82%) C
8 47 (11.01%) PowerShell
9 29 (6.79%) Python
10 28 (6.56%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (2.81%) Embedded C
12 11 (2.58%) Ruby
12 11 (2.58%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.87%) VB
14 7 (1.64%) PHP
15 6 (1.41%) X++
16 4 (0.94%) VBA
16 4 (0.94%) VBScript
16 4 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 104 (24.36%) Degree
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) HND
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.98%) QA
2 15 (3.51%) GDPR
3 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) HAZOP
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.23%) MISRA
5 1 (0.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 55 (12.88%) Firmware
2 15 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.94%) Docker
6 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.64%) Ansible
1 7 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.64%) Puppet
2 5 (1.17%) Terraform
3 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.23%) Nmap
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (54.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.15%) Atlassian
3 20 (4.68%) Oracle
4 15 (3.51%) Google
5 14 (3.28%) BT
5 14 (3.28%) Tableau
6 12 (2.81%) Telerik
7 10 (2.34%) VMware
7 10 (2.34%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.87%) MobileIron
9 6 (1.41%) SAP
10 4 (0.94%) IBM
11 3 (0.70%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.70%) OutSystems
12 2 (0.47%) MathWorks
12 2 (0.47%) MKS
12 2 (0.47%) RedGate
12 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.47%) Siebel
13 1 (0.23%) Dell