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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 106 126 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.87% 3.44% 3.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.50% 19.60% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 98
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
517 643 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.98% 17.55% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 438 459 391
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 204 (88.31%) .NET
2 158 (68.40%) SQL Server
3 151 (65.37%) C#
4 124 (53.68%) ASP.NET
4 124 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (50.65%) HTML
6 115 (49.78%) SQL
7 107 (46.32%) JavaScript
8 87 (37.66%) CSS
9 79 (34.20%) XML
10 78 (33.77%) MVC
11 77 (33.33%) jQuery
12 74 (32.03%) T-SQL
13 72 (31.17%) Microsoft
14 48 (20.78%) Scrum
15 46 (19.91%) SharePoint
16 44 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (17.75%) VB.NET
20 40 (17.32%) TDD
20 40 (17.32%) .NET Framework
20 40 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (15.15%) HTML5
21 35 (15.15%) ITIL
22 33 (14.29%) WCF
23 31 (13.42%) KnockoutJS
23 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 30 (12.99%) E-Commerce
25 29 (12.55%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 46 (19.91%) SharePoint
2 28 (12.12%) IIS
2 28 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (11.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (11.26%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Photoshop
2 25 (10.82%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.19%) InfoPath
4 6 (2.60%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) Internet
2 6 (2.60%) Intranet
3 4 (1.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (68.40%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (10.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.60%) MySQL
8 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (7.79%) Selenium
4 15 (6.49%) ReSharper
4 15 (6.49%) NUnit
4 15 (6.49%) SpecFlow
5 14 (6.06%) Subversion
6 12 (5.19%) TortoiseSVN
6 12 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (5.19%) MSTest
7 8 (3.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.30%) NCover
8 3 (1.30%) FxCop
8 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.87%) JIRA
10 1 (0.43%) Firebug
General
1 18 (7.79%) Finance
2 10 (4.33%) Retail
2 10 (4.33%) French Language
3 5 (2.16%) Marketing
4 2 (0.87%) Back Office
4 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (57.58%) Developer
2 68 (29.44%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.91%) Senior Developer
4 45 (19.48%) Analyst
5 26 (11.26%) Support Analyst
6 25 (10.82%) Architect
7 24 (10.39%) SharePoint Architect
8 23 (9.96%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 23 (9.96%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (8.23%) C# Developer
9 19 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (7.36%) Software Developer
12 14 (6.06%) Programmer
13 13 (5.63%) Applications Developer
13 13 (5.63%) .NET Applications Developer
14 11 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
14 11 (4.76%) Graduate
15 8 (3.46%) Applications Support
15 8 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (88.31%) .NET
2 124 (53.68%) ASP.NET
3 117 (50.65%) HTML
4 87 (37.66%) CSS
5 79 (34.20%) XML
6 77 (33.33%) jQuery
7 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (17.32%) .NET Framework
9 35 (15.15%) HTML5
10 33 (14.29%) WCF
11 31 (13.42%) KnockoutJS
11 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (12.55%) Web Services
13 24 (10.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (9.96%) Ajax
15 19 (8.23%) NHibernate
16 16 (6.93%) WinForms
17 15 (6.49%) XHTML
18 14 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.19%) NHS
3 8 (3.46%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.30%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Informatics
8 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.43%) W3C
8 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.43%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.09%) Windows
2 19 (8.23%) UNIX
3 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (33.77%) MVC
3 48 (20.78%) Scrum
4 40 (17.32%) TDD
5 35 (15.15%) ITIL
6 30 (12.99%) E-Commerce
7 28 (12.12%) OOP
8 27 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 27 (11.69%) Migration
9 26 (11.26%) Content Management
10 18 (7.79%) Automated Testing
11 17 (7.36%) Service Management
12 16 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (6.06%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.33%) Project Management
14 10 (4.33%) UML
15 9 (3.90%) Coaching
16 8 (3.46%) Software Architecture
16 8 (3.46%) Kanban
16 8 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 151 (65.37%) C#
2 115 (49.78%) SQL
3 107 (46.32%) JavaScript
4 74 (32.03%) T-SQL
5 41 (17.75%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.93%) Java
7 15 (6.49%) C++
8 13 (5.63%) Delphi
9 10 (4.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.90%) VB
11 3 (1.30%) PHP
11 3 (1.30%) C
12 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) X++
13 1 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.49%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.36%) QA
2 8 (3.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) ISA Server
2 5 (2.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) SCCM
1 5 (2.16%) SCOM
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.23%) Oracle
3 6 (2.60%) BT
4 2 (0.87%) Twitter
5 1 (0.43%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.43%) Capita
5 1 (0.43%) HP
5 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.43%) Sage
5 1 (0.43%) Micro Focus
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 6 weeks holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Latest tech!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £39,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 pa dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago