The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 18 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 1.30% 5.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% -  
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 Stafford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 33 7 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 42.86% 18.92% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 18
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £40,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Stafford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft