Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 69 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.15% 2.66% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.94% 19.55% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 47
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £31,550 £28,750 £25,050
90th Percentile £45,100 £50,250 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 138 133 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.50% 13.63% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 114 109 169
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,375 £26,350 £27,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +18 8 £38,250 -15.00% 4
Stafford +17 7 £43,500 +38.10%
Lichfield -2 1 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Tamworth - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) jQuery
8 7 (31.82%) Kanban
8 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
8 7 (31.82%) REST
9 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
9 6 (27.27%) OWASP
9 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
9 6 (27.27%) OAuth
9 6 (27.27%) Confluence
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (22.73%) Microservices

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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) NSubstitute
6 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) REST
4 7 (31.82%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) OAuth
5 6 (27.27%) SOAP
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Core
6 5 (22.73%) Akka.NET
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Core
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
6 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Kanban
4 6 (27.27%) OWASP
5 5 (22.73%) CQRS
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile First
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
8 2 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) C
7 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.64%) XPath
8 1 (4.55%) C++
8 1 (4.55%) Fortran
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin