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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 92 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 94 115 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.53% 4.02% 4.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.30% 23.76% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80 106 100
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
487 484 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.11% 16.91% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 396 419 360
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 22 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 156 (91.23%) .NET
2 135 (78.95%) C#
3 121 (70.76%) SQL Server
3 121 (70.76%) ASP.NET
4 118 (69.01%) SQL
5 88 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (47.37%) HTML
6 81 (47.37%) MVC
7 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
8 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 60 (35.09%) CSS
10 59 (34.50%) jQuery
11 56 (32.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (30.41%) MS Excel
14 49 (28.65%) T-SQL
15 41 (23.98%) WCF
16 37 (21.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (21.64%) VB.NET
17 34 (19.88%) Web Services
17 34 (19.88%) XML
17 34 (19.88%) .NET Framework
18 31 (18.13%) Scrum
19 29 (16.96%) Software Engineering
20 27 (15.79%) Degree
21 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 25 (14.62%) Oracle
23 24 (14.04%) SpecFlow
24 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 23 (13.45%) Octopus Deploy

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (7.02%) IIS
2 10 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.26%) NServiceBus
4 6 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.34%) JBoss
7 2 (1.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.58%) WordPress
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (30.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Office 365
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) HTTP
2 6 (3.51%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.34%) SCCP
4 3 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.17%) FTP
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (70.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (21.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.17%) DTS
10 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (32.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (14.04%) SpecFlow
3 23 (13.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (10.53%) ReSharper
5 14 (8.19%) Selenium
6 10 (5.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (5.26%) NUnit
8 7 (4.09%) MSTest
9 6 (3.51%) Subversion
10 4 (2.34%) CA Gen
10 4 (2.34%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.34%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.75%) Toad
11 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.17%) NSubstitute
13 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 18 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.92%) French Language
3 4 (2.34%) Retail
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 124 (72.51%) Developer
2 72 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.20%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.62%) Software Developer
5 21 (12.28%) Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (8.77%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.60%) Architect
8 12 (7.02%) Applications Developer
8 12 (7.02%) Graduate
9 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Lead .NET Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.68%) .NET Applications Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (91.23%) .NET
2 121 (70.76%) ASP.NET
3 81 (47.37%) HTML
4 60 (35.09%) CSS
5 59 (34.50%) jQuery
6 53 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (23.98%) WCF
8 34 (19.88%) Web Services
8 34 (19.88%) XML
8 34 (19.88%) .NET Framework
9 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (10.53%) Ajax
11 18 (10.53%) NHibernate
12 17 (9.94%) WinForms
13 16 (9.36%) XHTML
14 14 (8.19%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (7.02%) HTML5
15 12 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (6.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) NHS
2 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.68%) DTV
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.17%) Social Media
6 2 (1.17%) iSeries
6 2 (1.17%) Blog
6 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.58%) Informatics
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Windows
2 13 (7.60%) UNIX
3 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.34%) Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (47.37%) MVC
3 31 (18.13%) Scrum
4 29 (16.96%) Software Engineering
5 21 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 21 (12.28%) Automated Testing
6 19 (11.11%) TDD
7 18 (10.53%) ITIL
8 16 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.60%) CRM
9 13 (7.60%) OO
10 10 (5.85%) UML
10 10 (5.85%) Migration
11 7 (4.09%) Service Management
11 7 (4.09%) B2B
11 7 (4.09%) B2C
11 7 (4.09%) OOP
11 7 (4.09%) IT Governance
11 7 (4.09%) Web Application Development
12 6 (3.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (78.95%) C#
2 118 (69.01%) SQL
3 78 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 49 (28.65%) T-SQL
5 37 (21.64%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.19%) Java
7 9 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.51%) Delphi
9 5 (2.92%) C
9 5 (2.92%) C++
9 5 (2.92%) VB
10 3 (1.75%) PHP
10 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.17%) ISEB
4 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.62%) Oracle
3 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.34%) HP
3 4 (2.34%) CA
4 3 (1.75%) Remedy
4 3 (1.75%) Red Gate
4 3 (1.75%) Typemock
5 2 (1.17%) IBM
5 2 (1.17%) NetApp
6 1 (0.58%) Sage
6 1 (0.58%) Sony
6 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.58%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.58%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus, Travel
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
The SmartList
Salary: up to £35k (depending on experience) + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago