Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 76 105
Rank change year-on-year -69 +29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 135 437 409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.88% 3.69% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.00% 20.02% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 361 399
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +7.20%

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 1,227 2,183 2,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.12% 18.43% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,623 2,017
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 -47 84 £45,000 +5.26% 8
East Midlands -37 51 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 106 (78.52%) C#
2 81 (60.00%) .NET
3 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 58 (42.96%) SQL
5 58 (42.96%) DevOps
6 56 (41.48%) ASP.NET
7 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
8 50 (37.04%) Software Engineering
9 46 (34.07%) HTML
10 44 (32.59%) CSS
11 43 (31.85%) MVC
12 42 (31.11%) .NET Framework
13 40 (29.63%) Azure
14 39 (28.89%) T-SQL
15 38 (28.15%) AngularJS
16 29 (21.48%) Unit Testing
16 29 (21.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (20.74%) Test Automation
18 26 (19.26%) TDD
19 25 (18.52%) jQuery
20 24 (17.78%) Java
20 24 (17.78%) C++
20 24 (17.78%) Windows
20 24 (17.78%) React
21 23 (17.04%) XML
22 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
23 18 (13.33%) Scrum

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 8 (5.93%) IIS
2 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.22%) Confluence
2 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.74%) Documentum
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.63%) Azure
2 13 (9.63%) AWS
3 11 (8.15%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (5.19%) SaaS
5 6 (4.44%) GitHub
6 3 (2.22%) npm
7 2 (1.48%) Office 365
7 2 (1.48%) Serverless
8 1 (0.74%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.74%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Modbus
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) MySQL
3 11 (8.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.70%) Redis
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.22%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.11%) Selenium
4 13 (9.63%) JIRA
5 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (8.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (5.93%) NUnit
6 8 (5.93%) SpecFlow
7 6 (4.44%) JMeter
7 6 (4.44%) Subversion
7 6 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 4 (2.96%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.96%) Cypress.io
9 4 (2.96%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.96%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.22%) MSTest
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Electronics
2 6 (4.44%) Games
3 5 (3.70%) Police
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Developer
2 31 (22.96%) Software Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.37%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Backend Developer
8 8 (5.93%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.00%) .NET
2 56 (41.48%) ASP.NET
3 46 (34.07%) HTML
4 44 (32.59%) CSS
5 42 (31.11%) .NET Framework
6 38 (28.15%) AngularJS
7 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (18.52%) jQuery
9 24 (17.78%) React
10 23 (17.04%) XML
11 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (12.59%) Sass
13 16 (11.85%) HTML5
14 14 (10.37%) .NET Core
15 12 (8.89%) RESTful
15 12 (8.89%) WCF
16 11 (8.15%) Ajax
16 11 (8.15%) Web Services
17 10 (7.41%) REST
18 9 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) SafeRTOS
2 5 (3.70%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.96%) DevOps
3 50 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 43 (31.85%) MVC
5 29 (21.48%) Unit Testing
6 28 (20.74%) Test Automation
7 26 (19.26%) TDD
8 18 (13.33%) Scrum
9 15 (11.11%) BDD
10 13 (9.63%) SOLID
11 12 (8.89%) UML
12 11 (8.15%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.15%) Kanban
12 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
15 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (5.93%) CRUD
15 8 (5.93%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 106 (78.52%) C#
2 58 (42.96%) SQL
3 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (28.89%) T-SQL
5 24 (17.78%) C++
5 24 (17.78%) Java
6 10 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 10 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.67%) PHP
8 8 (5.93%) C
9 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.19%) Python
10 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.22%) VBScript
10 3 (2.22%) X++
11 2 (1.48%) Ruby
11 2 (1.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.74%) Tcl
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.22%) ISEB
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) HNC
6 2 (1.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) MISRA
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) Intel
2 6 (4.44%) Telerik
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Google
4 2 (1.48%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Atmel
5 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.74%) EMC
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Instagram
5 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.74%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy
5 1 (0.74%) Siemens
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) Xamarin