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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 6.21% 2.08% 4.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.35% 17.24% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 9
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £52,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £44,500
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 Solihull with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 93 29 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 32.07% 12.08% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 28 39
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) .NET
4 23 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
7 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
8 18 (50.00%) MVC
9 17 (47.22%) OOP
10 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
10 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
10 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
11 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
11 15 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
12 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
13 13 (36.11%) HTML
14 12 (33.33%) CSS
14 12 (33.33%) Web Development
15 11 (30.56%) jQuery
15 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
15 11 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (30.56%) Entity Framework
15 11 (30.56%) TypeScript
15 11 (30.56%) SOLID
15 11 (30.56%) Angular 2
15 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Core
16 10 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation

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 5 (13.89%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) Big Data
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (25.00%) DB2
3 9 (25.00%) MySQL
3 9 (25.00%) Power BI
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) DBA
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 12 (33.33%) CSS
7 11 (30.56%) Angular 2
7 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
7 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Core
7 11 (30.56%) Entity Framework
7 11 (30.56%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (27.78%) LESS
8 10 (27.78%) Node.js
8 10 (27.78%) Sass
9 5 (13.89%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) JSON
10 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Animation
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) MVC
2 17 (47.22%) OOP
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (33.33%) Web Development
5 11 (30.56%) SOLID
6 10 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 10 (27.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 10 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (25.00%) ETL
7 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 9 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (13.89%) Database Security
8 5 (13.89%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (30.56%) TypeScript
6 10 (27.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Telerik