The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 79 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 103 97 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.80% 3.09% 5.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.58% 19.72% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 135
Average salary £42,500 £35,625 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
526 492 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.32% 15.67% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 440 414 428
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Leeds

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 173 (94.54%) .NET
2 141 (77.05%) C#
3 130 (71.04%) SQL Server
4 127 (69.40%) SQL
5 121 (66.12%) ASP.NET
6 99 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (49.18%) HTML
8 88 (48.09%) JavaScript
9 75 (40.98%) MVC
10 70 (38.25%) Microsoft
11 66 (36.07%) CSS
11 66 (36.07%) jQuery
12 56 (30.60%) T-SQL
13 51 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 49 (26.78%) MS Excel
15 47 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (24.04%) XML
17 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 40 (21.86%) Scrum
19 39 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
20 37 (20.22%) WCF
20 37 (20.22%) VB.NET
21 36 (19.67%) .NET Framework
22 31 (16.94%) Web Services
23 29 (15.85%) Software Engineering
24 25 (13.66%) ITIL
24 25 (13.66%) Degree
24 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 24 (13.11%) Oracle
26 22 (12.02%) Automated Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (10.38%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (8.20%) IIS
3 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (5.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.92%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (26.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) HTTP
1 6 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (71.04%) SQL Server
2 42 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (21.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (10.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (7.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) DTS
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (12.02%) SpecFlow
3 20 (10.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (9.29%) Selenium
5 15 (8.20%) ReSharper
6 12 (6.56%) NUnit
7 10 (5.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (5.46%) MSTest
8 9 (4.92%) Subversion
9 7 (3.83%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.64%) Toad
12 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (1.09%) NSubstitute
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.55%) MorphX
13 1 (0.55%) JIRA
13 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (10.38%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) French Language
3 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Marketing
4 2 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (65.57%) Developer
2 70 (38.25%) .NET Developer
3 36 (19.67%) Analyst
4 28 (15.30%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.66%) Software Developer
6 24 (13.11%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Architect
9 13 (7.10%) Graduate
10 11 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.01%) Applications Developer
10 11 (6.01%) Applications Support
11 10 (5.46%) Lead Developer
11 10 (5.46%) SharePoint Architect
11 10 (5.46%) Lead .NET Developer
12 9 (4.92%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.92%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.92%) C# Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (4.37%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (94.54%) .NET
2 121 (66.12%) ASP.NET
3 90 (49.18%) HTML
4 66 (36.07%) CSS
4 66 (36.07%) jQuery
5 47 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (24.04%) XML
7 37 (20.22%) WCF
8 36 (19.67%) .NET Framework
9 31 (16.94%) Web Services
10 25 (13.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 20 (10.93%) Ajax
11 20 (10.93%) NHibernate
12 19 (10.38%) XHTML
13 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (9.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (7.65%) WinForms
16 13 (7.10%) KnockoutJS
17 8 (4.37%) HTML5
18 7 (3.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.92%) NHS
1 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
1 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 5 (2.73%) DTV
4 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.55%) Informatics
5 1 (0.55%) Blog
5 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.55%) Social Media
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.74%) UNIX
2 12 (6.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (40.98%) MVC
3 40 (21.86%) Scrum
4 29 (15.85%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.66%) ITIL
6 22 (12.02%) Automated Testing
7 21 (11.48%) TDD
8 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
9 17 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.65%) Migration
11 11 (6.01%) Service Management
12 10 (5.46%) Content Management
12 10 (5.46%) OOP
12 10 (5.46%) OO
12 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.92%) CRM
13 9 (4.92%) UML
13 9 (4.92%) Kanban
14 7 (3.83%) Web Application Development
14 7 (3.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 141 (77.05%) C#
2 127 (69.40%) SQL
3 88 (48.09%) JavaScript
4 56 (30.60%) T-SQL
5 37 (20.22%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.46%) Java
7 9 (4.92%) Delphi
7 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.28%) C++
9 5 (2.73%) C
10 4 (2.19%) VB
11 3 (1.64%) VB6
11 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.09%) PHP
13 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (13.66%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) QA
2 8 (4.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (38.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.11%) Oracle
3 3 (1.64%) Remedy
4 2 (1.09%) Typemock
4 2 (1.09%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.55%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.55%) Capita
5 1 (0.55%) Kaspersky
5 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.55%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + fantastic benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: VGood salary, 28.5 days hols + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Technical Prospects
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago