Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 42 70
Rank change year-on-year -35 +28 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 65 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.36% 5.75% 2.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.56% 30.52% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 69 25
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,350 £19,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

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 142 213 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.87% 18.83% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 116 191 160
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,500 £22,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -3 7 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +16 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Burton-upon-Trent -3 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Tamworth -9 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (46.67%) XML
7 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (46.67%) LINQ
8 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (40.00%) CRM
8 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (40.00%) NHS
8 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (40.00%) Workflow
8 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (20.00%) CSS
10 3 (20.00%) OO
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) MVC
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
11 2 (13.33%) JSON
11 2 (13.33%) JIRA

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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.67%) StyleCop
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Programmer
6 2 (13.33%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) DBA
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (46.67%) LINQ
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
1 6 (40.00%) Workflow
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Fortran
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) IBM