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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 72 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 112 121 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.52% 3.48% 3.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.89% 24.54% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87 85 98
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
593 493 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.62% 14.20% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 503 401 482
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 207 (74.46%) C#
2 204 (73.38%) SQL Server
3 189 (67.99%) .NET
4 140 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (48.92%) SQL
6 122 (43.88%) MVC
7 118 (42.45%) ASP.NET
8 108 (38.85%) Microsoft
9 99 (35.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 96 (34.53%) T-SQL
11 86 (30.94%) .NET Framework
12 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
13 82 (29.50%) WCF
14 65 (23.38%) HTML
15 55 (19.78%) Entity Framework
16 54 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 50 (17.99%) Oracle
18 49 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 45 (16.19%) MS Excel
20 44 (15.83%) Web Development
21 42 (15.11%) Degree
22 38 (13.67%) jQuery
22 38 (13.67%) Selenium
22 38 (13.67%) SoapUI
23 36 (12.95%) Octopus Deploy
24 34 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
25 33 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
25 33 (11.87%) Unit Testing
25 33 (11.87%) ReSharper
26 31 (11.15%) PowerShell

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 26 (9.35%) IIS
2 25 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.52%) CMS
3 7 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.80%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.08%) Node.js
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.08%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) Intranet
2 3 (1.08%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (73.38%) SQL Server
2 54 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (10.79%) SSDT
4 28 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (10.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (8.63%) MySQL
6 22 (7.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.60%) Redis
9 8 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.88%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.80%) GIS
11 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.08%) Power BI
13 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 99 (35.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (13.67%) Selenium
2 38 (13.67%) SoapUI
3 36 (12.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 33 (11.87%) ReSharper
5 28 (10.07%) SpecFlow
6 26 (9.35%) NUnit
7 15 (5.40%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.40%) FitNesse
8 12 (4.32%) MSBuild
8 12 (4.32%) MSTest
9 11 (3.96%) JIRA
9 11 (3.96%) Toad
10 10 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (3.60%) XMLUnit
11 8 (2.88%) Gatling
11 8 (2.88%) JMeter
11 8 (2.88%) LoadRunner
12 7 (2.52%) Subversion
12 7 (2.52%) tSQLt
General
1 20 (7.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.40%) Marketing
3 6 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.80%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 227 (81.65%) Developer
2 112 (40.29%) .NET Developer
3 95 (34.17%) C# Developer
4 76 (27.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (20.50%) SQL Developer
6 49 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 43 (15.47%) Senior Developer
8 42 (15.11%) C# Software Developer
9 39 (14.03%) Software Developer
10 36 (12.95%) SQL Server Developer
11 35 (12.59%) Web Developer
12 33 (11.87%) Test Engineer
13 32 (11.51%) .NET Web Developer
13 32 (11.51%) C# Web Developer
14 30 (10.79%) Database Developer
15 28 (10.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 26 (9.35%) SQL Database Developer
17 26 (9.35%) SSIS Developer
17 26 (9.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (67.99%) .NET
2 118 (42.45%) ASP.NET
3 86 (30.94%) .NET Framework
4 82 (29.50%) WCF
5 65 (23.38%) HTML
6 55 (19.78%) Entity Framework
7 49 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (13.67%) jQuery
9 34 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (10.43%) CSS
11 19 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (6.83%) XML
12 18 (6.47%) HTML5
13 17 (6.12%) AngularJS
14 16 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (5.40%) Web Services
15 15 (5.40%) XSLT
16 13 (4.68%) JSON
17 11 (3.96%) REST
17 11 (3.96%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (1.80%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.44%) EFT
4 4 (1.44%) User Experience
5 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.72%) iPad
6 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.36%) Blog
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
7 1 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.47%) Windows
2 12 (4.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (43.88%) MVC
3 44 (15.83%) Web Development
4 33 (11.87%) Unit Testing
5 30 (10.79%) DevOps
5 30 (10.79%) TDD
6 29 (10.43%) BDD
7 28 (10.07%) Automated Testing
7 28 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (9.35%) ATDD
8 26 (9.35%) Test Automation
8 26 (9.35%) Test Management
8 26 (9.35%) Test Planning
8 26 (9.35%) User Stories
9 25 (8.99%) Scrum
10 21 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 18 (6.47%) Software Testing
12 17 (6.12%) SDLC
13 15 (5.40%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (74.46%) C#
2 136 (48.92%) SQL
3 96 (34.53%) T-SQL
4 83 (29.86%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.15%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.63%) VB.NET
7 21 (7.55%) VB
8 14 (5.04%) Java
8 14 (5.04%) VBA
9 11 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.96%) VB6
10 8 (2.88%) Python
11 6 (2.16%) PHP
12 5 (1.80%) C++
12 5 (1.80%) XAML
13 4 (1.44%) Delphi
14 3 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (15.11%) Degree
2 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (3.60%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 108 (38.85%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.99%) Oracle
3 13 (4.68%) Google
4 5 (1.80%) Alteryx
4 5 (1.80%) ESRI
4 5 (1.80%) Tableau
5 4 (1.44%) Borland
6 3 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (0.36%) Unisys
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