Period
to 27 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 138 136
Rank change year-on-year -51 -2 -64
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 152 103 234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.44% 1.81% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.48% 9.81% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 134 83 195
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £60,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +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 1,604 1,050 1,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.25% 18.45% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,102 794 1,473
10th Percentile £31,350 £30,725 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £72,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
East Midlands -7 86 £47,500 - 24
West Midlands -72 67 £46,500 +3.33% 22
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 120 (78.95%) SQL
2 101 (66.45%) C#
3 96 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 79 (51.97%) Azure
5 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (48.03%) .NET
7 71 (46.71%) SQL Server
8 69 (45.39%) JavaScript
9 65 (42.76%) DevOps
10 49 (32.24%) Git (software)
11 39 (25.66%) Scrum
12 37 (24.34%) .NET Framework
13 36 (23.68%) MVC
13 36 (23.68%) ASP.NET
13 36 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (21.71%) T-SQL
15 32 (21.05%) HTML
16 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
17 30 (19.74%) jQuery
18 29 (19.08%) Python
18 29 (19.08%) Power Platform
19 28 (18.42%) Power BI
20 27 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (17.11%) ETL
22 24 (15.79%) CSS
22 24 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 23 (15.13%) Web Services
23 23 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
23 23 (15.13%) Full Stack Development
24 22 (14.47%) Entity Framework

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 12 (7.89%) IIS
2 8 (5.26%) OpenROAD
3 7 (4.61%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.95%) Liferay
5 3 (1.97%) Confluence
5 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 79 (51.97%) Azure
2 29 (19.08%) Power Platform
3 20 (13.16%) GitHub
4 17 (11.18%) PaaS
5 15 (9.87%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (7.89%) SaaS
7 11 (7.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 7 (4.61%) Google Workspace
9 6 (3.95%) AWS
10 4 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.97%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (1.32%) Boomi
12 2 (1.32%) BrowserStack
12 2 (1.32%) GCP
12 2 (1.32%) npm
13 1 (0.66%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.66%) Azure Logic Apps
13 1 (0.66%) Azure Service Bus
13 1 (0.66%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) LAN
1 9 (5.92%) WAN
2 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 6 (3.95%) SNMP
2 6 (3.95%) VLAN
2 6 (3.95%) Wireless
3 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (46.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.42%) Power BI
3 24 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (8.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (8.55%) Big Data
8 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database
9 11 (7.24%) OLAP
10 10 (6.58%) Data Lake
11 8 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (5.26%) Ingres
12 7 (4.61%) OLTP
12 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (2.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 49 (32.24%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.82%) JIRA
3 19 (12.50%) Selenium
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 15 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.89%) SpecFlow
7 9 (5.92%) Visual Studio Code
8 8 (5.26%) Cypress.io
9 7 (4.61%) Postman
10 6 (3.95%) NUnit
11 4 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.97%) Subversion
13 2 (1.32%) Android Studio
13 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.32%) Moq
13 2 (1.32%) MSTest
13 2 (1.32%) Ranorex
13 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
13 2 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 27 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.16%) Social Skills
3 9 (5.92%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.26%) Finance
4 8 (5.26%) Law
4 8 (5.26%) Local Government
4 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.61%) Documentation Skills
6 5 (3.29%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.63%) Games
8 3 (1.97%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (1.32%) Electronics
9 2 (1.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.32%) Retail
10 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.66%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 97 (63.82%) Developer
2 31 (20.39%) Software Developer
3 20 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.87%) Test Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.55%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Data Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.92%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (4.61%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 7 (4.61%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (48.03%) .NET
2 37 (24.34%) .NET Framework
3 36 (23.68%) ASP.NET
4 32 (21.05%) HTML
5 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
6 30 (19.74%) jQuery
7 24 (15.79%) CSS
8 23 (15.13%) Web Services
9 22 (14.47%) Entity Framework
10 21 (13.82%) XML
11 18 (11.84%) JSON
12 17 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (11.18%) WCF
13 16 (10.53%) HTML5
13 16 (10.53%) RESTful
14 15 (9.87%) .NET Core
14 15 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (9.87%) LINQ
14 15 (9.87%) React
15 14 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) User Experience
2 11 (7.24%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.63%) FPGA
7 3 (1.97%) Legacy Code
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Life Science
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.66%) Tandem
9 1 (0.66%) VHDL
9 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.84%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.76%) DevOps
3 39 (25.66%) Scrum
4 36 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (23.68%) MVC
5 26 (17.11%) ETL
6 23 (15.13%) Full Stack Development
6 23 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (11.18%) MVVM
9 15 (9.87%) Analytics
10 14 (9.21%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.55%) BDD
11 13 (8.55%) Computer Science
11 13 (8.55%) Visualisation
12 12 (7.89%) Data Security
12 12 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (78.95%) SQL
2 101 (66.45%) C#
3 69 (45.39%) JavaScript
4 33 (21.71%) T-SQL
5 29 (19.08%) Python
6 17 (11.18%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.92%) C
7 9 (5.92%) C++
7 9 (5.92%) Java
7 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.26%) Bash
8 8 (5.26%) Ingres ABF
8 8 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.95%) Groovy
10 4 (2.63%) COBOL
10 4 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (2.63%) R
11 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 9 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.61%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCAD
6 1 (0.66%) MCPD
6 1 (0.66%) MCSD
6 1 (0.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) QA
3 5 (3.29%) GDPR
4 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.53%) Oracle
3 13 (8.55%) Telerik
4 10 (6.58%) Civica
4 10 (6.58%) Databricks
4 10 (6.58%) Xamarin
5 9 (5.92%) VMware
6 8 (5.26%) Actian
7 7 (4.61%) NEC
7 7 (4.61%) Northgate
8 4 (2.63%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.63%) RedGate
9 3 (1.97%) Google
10 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 1 (0.66%) Adobe
11 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.66%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco
11 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.66%) Perforce