Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 44 74
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30 -45
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 77 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.35% 6.17% 2.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.64% 30.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 91 32
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £31,000 £19,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £55,875
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.14% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 179 255 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.04% 20.43% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 154 235 178
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,800 £50,000
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 Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Lichfield -8 17 £50,000 +3.09%
Stoke-on-Trent +19 5 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -3 2 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Tamworth -7 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 25 (89.29%) C#
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) VB.NET
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) XML
6 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
7 16 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (57.14%) CRM
7 16 (57.14%) SharePoint
8 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (53.57%) Workflow
8 15 (53.57%) NHS
8 15 (53.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (53.57%) SharePoint Server
8 15 (53.57%) LINQ
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
12 4 (14.29%) CSS
12 4 (14.29%) Windows
12 4 (14.29%) WCF
12 4 (14.29%) jQuery
13 3 (10.71%) Web Development
13 3 (10.71%) Ajax
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (53.57%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.57%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (53.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) C# Developer
3 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) XML
3 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (53.57%) LINQ
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) WCF
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.71%) XSLT
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) CRM
2 15 (53.57%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile First
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Nintex
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) Xamarin