Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 102 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 403 445 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.76% 2.90% 2.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.67% 16.28% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 345 421 486
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £48,938
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 2,572 2,734 2,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.63% 17.82% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,060 2,320 2,373
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,225 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +7 284 £45,000 +5.88% 58
East Midlands -24 119 £40,000 - 38
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 324 (80.40%) C#
2 260 (64.52%) .NET
3 222 (55.09%) SQL
4 215 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (46.65%) Microsoft
6 182 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 173 (42.93%) JavaScript
8 165 (40.94%) ASP.NET
9 151 (37.47%) HTML
10 142 (35.24%) MVC
11 138 (34.24%) CSS
12 123 (30.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 111 (27.54%) Git (software)
14 102 (25.31%) Scrum
15 91 (22.58%) .NET Framework
16 89 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 87 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 85 (21.09%) TDD
19 81 (20.10%) T-SQL
20 77 (19.11%) Web Development
21 75 (18.61%) Entity Framework
22 74 (18.36%) jQuery
23 73 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
23 73 (18.11%) Software Engineering
24 68 (16.87%) WCF
25 65 (16.13%) Web Services
26 64 (15.88%) AngularJS
27 62 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
28 58 (14.39%) Test Automation
28 58 (14.39%) Analytics

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 56 (13.90%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (4.22%) Confluence
4 14 (3.47%) CMS
5 11 (2.73%) IIS
6 7 (1.74%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.99%) WordPress
10 3 (0.74%) SAS
11 2 (0.50%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.74%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.74%) Simulink
3 7 (1.74%) Stateflow
4 6 (1.49%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 123 (30.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (13.90%) IaaS
3 43 (10.67%) PaaS
4 42 (10.42%) Serverless
5 34 (8.44%) Office 365
6 18 (4.47%) Azure Data Factory
6 18 (4.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 14 (3.47%) GitHub
8 12 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (2.23%) SaaS
10 8 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.99%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.74%) Slack
15 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.50%) Google Play
16 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.24%) VPN
3 4 (0.99%) Firewall
4 3 (0.74%) SMS
5 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.50%) Internet
5 2 (0.50%) LAN
5 2 (0.50%) Network Security
5 2 (0.50%) Skype
5 2 (0.50%) WebEx
6 1 (0.25%) Modbus
6 1 (0.25%) Profibus
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.44%) Data Lake
4 34 (8.44%) Power BI
5 31 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (5.71%) Big Data
7 22 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (5.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (4.96%) Cosmos DB
9 19 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (3.47%) MySQL
11 13 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.99%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.74%) OLAP
14 7 (1.74%) RavenDB
14 7 (1.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 111 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 73 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 33 (8.19%) SpecFlow
5 30 (7.44%) Selenium
6 23 (5.71%) JIRA
7 21 (5.21%) WebDriver
8 18 (4.47%) Android Studio
9 16 (3.97%) Subversion
10 14 (3.47%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.23%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.48%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (1.99%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.99%) Ranorex
14 7 (1.74%) Xcode
15 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
16 5 (1.24%) NUnit
16 5 (1.24%) WiX
General
1 34 (8.44%) Marketing
2 33 (8.19%) Finance
3 28 (6.95%) Automotive
4 27 (6.70%) Electronics
5 26 (6.45%) Retail
6 19 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.48%) Games
8 8 (1.99%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.24%) Law
9 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.99%) Advertising
11 3 (0.74%) Legal
12 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.50%) Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 277 (68.73%) Developer
2 132 (32.75%) .NET Developer
3 95 (23.57%) C# Developer
4 63 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (14.64%) Software Developer
6 42 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 40 (9.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (9.68%) Software Engineer
9 28 (6.95%) Lead Developer
10 27 (6.70%) SQL Developer
11 26 (6.45%) Lead .NET Developer
12 24 (5.96%) Senior Developer
13 23 (5.71%) Analyst
13 23 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (5.71%) Consultant
14 19 (4.71%) C# WCF Developer
14 19 (4.71%) WCF Developer
15 17 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 17 (4.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (64.52%) .NET
2 165 (40.94%) ASP.NET
3 151 (37.47%) HTML
4 138 (34.24%) CSS
5 91 (22.58%) .NET Framework
6 89 (22.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 87 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (18.61%) Entity Framework
9 74 (18.36%) jQuery
10 68 (16.87%) WCF
11 65 (16.13%) Web Services
12 64 (15.88%) AngularJS
13 54 (13.40%) XML
14 36 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
15 32 (7.94%) HTML5
16 28 (6.95%) SOAP
17 26 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (6.45%) WPF
18 25 (6.20%) .NET Core
18 25 (6.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.44%) User Experience
2 28 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.97%) Graphic Design
7 14 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.98%) Fintech
9 10 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.99%) NHS
11 7 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.50%) Photography
14 2 (0.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.14%) Windows
2 38 (9.43%) Android
3 16 (3.97%) Linux
4 14 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.50%) Unix
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (35.24%) MVC
3 102 (25.31%) Scrum
4 85 (21.09%) TDD
5 77 (19.11%) Web Development
6 73 (18.11%) Software Engineering
7 58 (14.39%) Analytics
7 58 (14.39%) Test Automation
8 54 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (11.66%) Presales
10 43 (10.67%) Service Delivery
11 42 (10.42%) Migration
12 40 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (9.93%) Waterfall
13 38 (9.43%) OO
14 36 (8.93%) Unit Testing
15 34 (8.44%) CRM
16 33 (8.19%) BDD
17 30 (7.44%) Mentoring
18 29 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 324 (80.40%) C#
2 222 (55.09%) SQL
3 173 (42.93%) JavaScript
4 81 (20.10%) T-SQL
5 38 (9.43%) C++
5 38 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 33 (8.19%) C
8 32 (7.94%) Java
9 17 (4.22%) U-SQL
9 17 (4.22%) X++
10 16 (3.97%) Python
11 11 (2.73%) Embedded C
11 11 (2.73%) Ruby
12 9 (2.23%) XAML
13 8 (1.99%) PHP
13 8 (1.99%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.99%) VB
14 7 (1.74%) XPath
15 6 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 46 (11.41%) Degree
2 28 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.24%) MCSE
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
10 2 (0.50%) GNVQ
10 2 (0.50%) HND
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.25%) MCP
11 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.94%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.49%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.49%) GDPR
3 6 (1.49%) HAZOP
3 6 (1.49%) MISRA
3 6 (1.49%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.74%) PMO
6 2 (0.50%) TickIT
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.74%) Docker
4 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.50%) SELinux
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 188 (46.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.70%) Xamarin
3 23 (5.71%) Tableau
4 17 (4.22%) Google
5 11 (2.73%) SAP
6 8 (1.99%) Capita
6 8 (1.99%) Oracle
6 8 (1.99%) Telerik
7 6 (1.49%) MathWorks
7 6 (1.49%) MKS
8 5 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.24%) Sage
8 5 (1.24%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.24%) VMware
9 4 (0.99%) IBM
10 3 (0.74%) Apple
10 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.74%) EMC
11 2 (0.50%) Altova
11 2 (0.50%) Twitter