Period
to 16 October 2021

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 128 127
Rank change year-on-year -65 -1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 148 81 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.41% 2.06% 2.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.20% 10.59% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 127 75 214
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £29,050
25th Percentile £39,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%
75th Percentile £55,750 £53,125 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,800 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,609 765 1,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.34% 19.49% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 589 1,482
10th Percentile £33,100 £30,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -4.49%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,050 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,750 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.80% +7.00%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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
East Midlands -20 83 £47,500 -7.32% 29
West Midlands -92 65 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 105 (70.95%) SQL
2 103 (69.59%) C#
3 93 (62.84%) Microsoft
4 90 (60.81%) SQL Server
5 87 (58.78%) .NET
6 70 (47.30%) Git (software)
7 66 (44.59%) Azure
8 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
10 45 (30.41%) DevOps
11 43 (29.05%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (28.38%) ASP.NET
13 40 (27.03%) Scrum
14 37 (25.00%) MVC
15 36 (24.32%) .NET Core
16 33 (22.30%) Web Services
17 28 (18.92%) .NET Framework
17 28 (18.92%) AngularJS
18 27 (18.24%) ETL
19 25 (16.89%) jQuery
20 24 (16.22%) Data Analysis
20 24 (16.22%) Software Engineering
20 24 (16.22%) React
21 23 (15.54%) Entity Framework
21 23 (15.54%) Full Stack Development
21 23 (15.54%) Degree
21 23 (15.54%) T-SQL
22 22 (14.86%) AWS
23 21 (14.19%) HTML
23 21 (14.19%) Power Platform

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 10 (6.76%) Umbraco
2 7 (4.73%) OpenROAD
3 5 (3.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (44.59%) Azure
2 22 (14.86%) AWS
3 21 (14.19%) Power Platform
4 14 (9.46%) Serverless
5 13 (8.78%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (8.78%) SaaS
6 10 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (6.76%) Amazon S3
6 10 (6.76%) GitHub
7 9 (6.08%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (4.05%) PaaS
9 5 (3.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (2.03%) BrowserStack
10 3 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (2.03%) npm
11 2 (1.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.35%) Boomi
11 2 (1.35%) IaaS
11 2 (1.35%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (1.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) LAN
1 8 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (1.35%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.35%) Modbus
3 1 (0.68%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (60.81%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.19%) Relational Database
3 20 (13.51%) Power BI
3 20 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (10.81%) OLAP
7 12 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.11%) OLTP
8 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (6.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.73%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (4.73%) Ingres
12 6 (4.05%) Big Data
12 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
12 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (3.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (47.30%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.49%) JIRA
3 12 (8.11%) Selenium
4 10 (6.76%) Visual Studio Code
4 10 (6.76%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (4.05%) Android Studio
6 6 (4.05%) Subversion
6 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.05%) Xcode
7 5 (3.38%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.03%) Cypress.io
9 3 (2.03%) gulp
9 3 (2.03%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.03%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.35%) Moq
10 2 (1.35%) MSTest
11 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (13.51%) Social Skills
2 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.73%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Finance
5 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.70%) Law
6 4 (2.70%) Marketing
7 3 (2.03%) Automotive
7 3 (2.03%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (58.11%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) Software Developer
3 21 (14.19%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.16%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.46%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (7.43%) DBA
6 11 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.08%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.08%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 6 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Administrator
12 5 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (58.78%) .NET
2 42 (28.38%) ASP.NET
3 36 (24.32%) .NET Core
4 33 (22.30%) Web Services
5 28 (18.92%) .NET Framework
5 28 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 25 (16.89%) jQuery
7 24 (16.22%) React
8 23 (15.54%) Entity Framework
9 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (14.19%) HTML
10 20 (13.51%) CSS
11 19 (12.84%) XML
12 16 (10.81%) RESTful
13 14 (9.46%) JSON
14 13 (8.78%) LINQ
14 13 (8.78%) Sass
14 13 (8.78%) WCF
15 12 (8.11%) Blazor
15 12 (8.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Legacy Systems
2 10 (6.76%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.03%) Legacy Code
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Animation
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.35%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Windows
2 11 (7.43%) Linux
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.41%) DevOps
3 43 (29.05%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (27.03%) Scrum
5 37 (25.00%) MVC
6 27 (18.24%) ETL
7 24 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 24 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 23 (15.54%) Full Stack Development
9 16 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (9.46%) Sprint Planning
10 14 (9.46%) Test Automation
10 14 (9.46%) Visualisation
11 13 (8.78%) Software Testing
12 12 (8.11%) Data Governance
12 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.11%) MVVM
12 12 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (8.11%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 105 (70.95%) SQL
2 103 (69.59%) C#
3 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 23 (15.54%) T-SQL
5 17 (11.49%) TypeScript
6 16 (10.81%) Python
7 12 (8.11%) C
7 12 (8.11%) C++
8 10 (6.76%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.73%) Ingres ABF
10 6 (4.05%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (3.38%) Java
12 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.70%) R
12 4 (2.70%) VBA
13 3 (2.03%) VC++
14 1 (0.68%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) HND
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) MCSD
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) QA
3 4 (2.70%) GDPR
4 3 (2.03%) JTAG
4 3 (2.03%) PMO
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (62.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Telerik
2 13 (8.78%) Xamarin
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) VMware
5 7 (4.73%) Actian
5 7 (4.73%) RedGate
6 4 (2.70%) Civica
6 4 (2.70%) Databricks
7 3 (2.03%) SAP
8 2 (1.35%) Dell
8 2 (1.35%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) BMC
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
9 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) Remedy
9 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow