The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 9.68% 3.83% 1.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 24.64% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 4
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,225 £19,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £33,750 £40,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 72 69 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 29.03% 15.54% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 90 108 14
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £36,000 £48,625
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Shropshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ludlow -1 14 - -
Shrewsbury - 7 £47,500 -
Telford 0 2 £44,250 +105.81%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
4 23 (71.88%) jQuery
5 21 (65.63%) Web Development
6 20 (62.50%) VB.NET
7 19 (59.38%) MVC
7 19 (59.38%) SQL
7 19 (59.38%) CSS
8 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
9 16 (50.00%) Windows
9 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
10 15 (46.88%) OO
10 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
10 15 (46.88%) Web Application Development
10 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
10 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (43.75%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (37.50%) Retail
12 12 (37.50%) ATM
12 12 (37.50%) Project Management
12 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
12 12 (37.50%) Finance
13 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
14 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 8 (25.00%) XML
14 8 (25.00%) TDD
14 8 (25.00%) JSON
14 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
14 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
1 12 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) .NET Developer
3 21 (65.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (65.63%) C# Developer
4 20 (62.50%) Web Developer
5 17 (53.13%) .NET Web Developer
5 17 (53.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 17 (53.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 16 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Developer
7 12 (37.50%) VB.NET Web Developer
8 6 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
9 5 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Junior
11 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
11 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) jQuery
3 19 (59.38%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
4 15 (46.88%) AngularJS
4 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (25.00%) JSON
5 8 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (15.63%) WinForms
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Web Development
2 19 (59.38%) MVC
3 15 (46.88%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) Web Application Development
4 14 (43.75%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (37.50%) Project Management
5 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.75%) Mobile First
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.13%) SDLC
10 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 20 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (15.63%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
1 5 (15.63%) MCPD
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (6.25%) Nintex