Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 140 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 -62 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 94 222 452
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 2.12% 3.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 12.80% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 88 217 373
Median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +19.05% +12.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,007 1,734 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.47% 16.56% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1,488 1,610
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,475
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
West Midlands +3 58 £41,750 -20.48% 18
East Midlands +10 35 £47,500 +5.56% 14
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (60.64%) .NET
3 56 (59.57%) Azure
4 54 (57.45%) C#
5 48 (51.06%) DevOps
6 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 45 (47.87%) SQL
8 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
9 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
10 29 (30.85%) HTML
11 28 (29.79%) CSS
12 27 (28.72%) MVC
13 26 (27.66%) T-SQL
14 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
15 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
16 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
17 21 (22.34%) AngularJS
18 19 (20.21%) .NET Framework
18 19 (20.21%) jQuery
19 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (18.09%) Degree
20 17 (18.09%) Scrum
21 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
22 15 (15.96%) TypeScript
22 15 (15.96%) SaaS
23 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
23 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
23 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
23 14 (14.89%) WinForms
24 13 (13.83%) C++

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 7 (7.45%) IIS
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
4 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (59.57%) Azure
2 15 (15.96%) SaaS
3 10 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (10.64%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.19%) PaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Serverless
6 2 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.13%) Office 365
6 2 (2.13%) Power Automate
6 2 (2.13%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.06%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.51%) Power BI
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.26%) OLAP
5 4 (4.26%) OLTP
6 3 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.19%) Tableau
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio Code
3 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (7.45%) Subversion
5 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.26%) JIRA
6 4 (4.26%) Selenium
7 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.06%) git-flow
8 1 (1.06%) NUnit
8 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (9.57%) Marketing
2 6 (6.38%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.38%) Electronics
2 6 (6.38%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Military
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (55.32%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Software Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Software Developer
5 17 (18.09%) C# Developer
6 13 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (12.77%) SQL Developer
8 11 (11.70%) Angular Developer
8 11 (11.70%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (9.57%) React Developer
9 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
9 9 (9.57%) T-SQL Developer
10 7 (7.45%) Junior
11 5 (5.32%) Development Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Lead Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (60.64%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) HTML
3 28 (29.79%) CSS
4 21 (22.34%) AngularJS
5 19 (20.21%) .NET Framework
5 19 (20.21%) jQuery
6 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 14 (14.89%) WinForms
7 11 (11.70%) REST
8 10 (10.64%) Ajax
8 10 (10.64%) JSON
8 10 (10.64%) React
9 9 (9.57%) .NET Core
9 9 (9.57%) Blazor
9 9 (9.57%) Entity Framework
9 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.38%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (5.32%) CSS3
11 5 (5.32%) HTML5
12 4 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) DevOps
3 27 (28.72%) MVC
4 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 18 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (18.09%) Scrum
7 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.83%) SDLC
9 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (11.70%) Integration Testing
11 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.64%) High Availability
11 10 (10.64%) Microservices
11 10 (10.64%) Migration
11 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
11 10 (10.64%) Software Delivery
12 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
12 9 (9.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) C#
2 45 (47.87%) SQL
3 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.66%) T-SQL
5 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
6 15 (15.96%) TypeScript
7 13 (13.83%) C++
8 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.45%) C
9 7 (7.45%) Python
10 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (2.13%) Perl
13 2 (2.13%) R
14 1 (1.06%) ES6
14 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 14 (14.89%) SC Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
1 10 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Telerik
4 2 (2.13%) RedGate
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos
5 1 (1.06%) Databricks
5 1 (1.06%) Dell
5 1 (1.06%) Intel
5 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com