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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 52 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 84 168 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.23% 4.95% 3.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.51% 21.29% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 108 102
Median salary £39,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
579 789 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.26% 23.24% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 501 634 493
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 February 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 123 (69.10%) .NET
2 110 (61.80%) C#
3 98 (55.06%) SQL Server
4 94 (52.81%) SQL
5 90 (50.56%) Microsoft
6 86 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (35.39%) MVC
8 53 (29.78%) ASP.NET
9 52 (29.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (28.09%) Scrum
11 44 (24.72%) Finance
12 41 (23.03%) WCF
13 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
13 38 (21.35%) HTML
14 37 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
16 34 (19.10%) T-SQL
17 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (16.85%) Mentoring
18 29 (16.29%) QA
19 28 (15.73%) JIRA
20 25 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (12.92%) .NET Framework
21 23 (12.92%) CSS
22 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 20 (11.24%) HTML5
23 20 (11.24%) IIS
23 20 (11.24%) ETL
23 20 (11.24%) SDLC

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 20 (11.24%) IIS
2 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.37%) CMS
5 5 (2.81%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.67%) SaaS
3 18 (10.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (55.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (10.67%) SSDT
6 12 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.74%) MySQL
7 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.37%) Power BI
9 6 (3.37%) PowerPivot
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.56%) MS Access
13 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 52 (29.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (15.73%) JIRA
3 19 (10.67%) JMeter
3 19 (10.67%) LoadRunner
4 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
5 14 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.18%) Gatling
6 11 (6.18%) Maven
7 9 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (4.49%) Selenium
9 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.81%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.25%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.69%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.12%) NetBeans
13 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 44 (24.72%) Finance
2 5 (2.81%) Marketing
3 4 (2.25%) Law
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (57.87%) Developer
2 55 (30.90%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.36%) SQL Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Analyst
5 18 (10.11%) Technical Leader
6 17 (9.55%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Web Developer
9 12 (6.74%) .NET Web Developer
10 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Performance Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Performance Test Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
13 8 (4.49%) Consultant
13 8 (4.49%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (69.10%) .NET
2 53 (29.78%) ASP.NET
3 41 (23.03%) WCF
4 38 (21.35%) HTML
5 23 (12.92%) .NET Framework
5 23 (12.92%) CSS
6 20 (11.24%) HTML5
7 17 (9.55%) Web Services
8 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.87%) Entity Framework
10 13 (7.30%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (7.30%) Sass
11 12 (6.74%) Raphaël
11 12 (6.74%) RequireJS
12 11 (6.18%) Hibernate
12 11 (6.18%) Spring
12 11 (6.18%) XML
13 9 (5.06%) Middleware
14 8 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 8 (4.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) User Experience
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.74%) e-Learning
4 5 (2.81%) W3C
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Blog
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) Windows
2 4 (2.25%) Linux
3 3 (1.69%) Android
3 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.39%) MVC
3 50 (28.09%) Scrum
4 30 (16.85%) Mentoring
5 20 (11.24%) ETL
5 20 (11.24%) SDLC
6 19 (10.67%) Data Integration
7 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.11%) Web Development
8 17 (9.55%) Security Architecture
9 16 (8.99%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.74%) BDD
11 12 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.18%) Test Management
13 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.62%) ERP
13 10 (5.62%) OO
13 10 (5.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 110 (61.80%) C#
2 94 (52.81%) SQL
3 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 34 (19.10%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 17 (9.55%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.74%) Scala
8 7 (3.93%) Java
8 7 (3.93%) VB
8 7 (3.93%) VB6
9 5 (2.81%) C
9 5 (2.81%) C++
10 4 (2.25%) Python
11 2 (1.12%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) F#
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.43%) Degree
3 12 (6.74%) ISTQB
4 10 (5.62%) ISEB
5 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.25%) MCITP
6 4 (2.25%) MCTS
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.29%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) WCAG
3 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 90 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) HP
4 5 (2.81%) Adobe
4 5 (2.81%) OpenText
4 5 (2.81%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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