The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 34 26 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 2.60% 1.25% 12.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.16% 9.52% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Median salary £33,750 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -20.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £32,500 £50,250
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 Worcester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 49 21 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 31.82% 13.13% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 11
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Worcester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) Case Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) CAD
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) RS-232
1 1 (12.50%) RS-485
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Case Management
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (25.00%) UX Design
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Lua
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Assembla