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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 57 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.48% 2.90% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.31% 22.73% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 12
Median salary £41,250 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,306 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 104 88 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 20.12% 12.75% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 85 86 89
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 8 £50,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +16 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Burton-upon-Trent +7 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Stafford -9 1 £40,000 -1.84%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (68.00%) SQL
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (40.00%) WCF
8 10 (40.00%) MVC
9 9 (36.00%) XML
10 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) CRM
11 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (24.00%) Workflow
12 6 (24.00%) NHS
12 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (24.00%) HTML
12 6 (24.00%) LINQ
12 6 (24.00%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (24.00%) WPF
12 6 (24.00%) jQuery
12 6 (24.00%) Relational Database

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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) C# Developer
3 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
4 14 (56.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (24.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 6 (24.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL Developer
6 6 (24.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (24.00%) WPF Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Graduate
8 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) WCF
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ
6 6 (24.00%) WPF
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
10 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 2 (8.00%) XHTML
11 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) API Development
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) XPath
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCPD
1 1 (4.00%) MCSD
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) BMC
2 1 (4.00%) Nintex
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
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