Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 32 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.23% 4.73% 7.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.53% 28.17% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 38
Solihull median annual salary £42,500 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.38% -33.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,600 £21,750 £20,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £36,250 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.71% -6.67% -

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 Solihull with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 53 71 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 13.18% 16.78% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 86
Solihull median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,375 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Solihull

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Solihull

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Solihull over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
4 5 (38.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (38.46%) SMS
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (30.77%) MVVM
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) SpecFlow
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) CA Gen
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) OOP
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) MVVM
2 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin