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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 56 48 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.40% 3.68% 5.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.22% 26.67% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 30
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
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 37 90 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 8.62% 13.80% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 84 87
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +11 3 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Stafford -4 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -8 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 36 (94.74%) C#
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 31 (81.58%) MVC
3 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (63.16%) SQL
6 23 (60.53%) HTML
7 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
7 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (50.00%) CRM
9 18 (47.37%) SOA
10 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
11 13 (34.21%) TDD
11 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
11 13 (34.21%) WCF
11 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
12 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (31.58%) CSS
13 11 (28.95%) XML
13 11 (28.95%) HTML5
13 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
14 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
14 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (23.68%) Workflow
15 9 (23.68%) Scrum
15 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
15 9 (23.68%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) Moq
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.79%) Subversion
4 4 (10.53%) CruiseControl
4 4 (10.53%) JSUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (10.53%) Mocha
4 4 (10.53%) PhpStorm
4 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 13 (34.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (34.21%) Senior Developer
5 12 (31.58%) Web Developer
6 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (28.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (26.32%) HTML Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (21.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (18.42%) Applications Developer
9 7 (18.42%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (34.21%) WCF
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5
6 11 (28.95%) XML
7 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
8 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 9 (23.68%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) DOM
10 4 (10.53%) LESS
10 4 (10.53%) REST
10 4 (10.53%) Sass
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) NHS
1 8 (21.05%) PMI
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) MVC
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) CRM
4 18 (47.37%) SOA
5 13 (34.21%) TDD
6 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) Workflow
7 8 (21.05%) Web Development
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) SOLID
11 3 (7.89%) Android Development
11 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
11 3 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (5.26%) Database Security
12 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) F#
7 2 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCPD
3 1 (2.63%) MCSD
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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