The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 110 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 76 109 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.08% 4.28% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 25.65% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 68 82 86
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,850 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
557 425 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.23% 16.67% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 435 315 323
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

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 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 164 (83.67%) .NET
2 155 (79.08%) C#
3 135 (68.88%) SQL Server
4 124 (63.27%) ASP.NET
5 122 (62.24%) SQL
6 89 (45.41%) Microsoft
7 87 (44.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 80 (40.82%) T-SQL
9 73 (37.24%) HTML
9 73 (37.24%) JavaScript
9 73 (37.24%) MVC
10 66 (33.67%) CSS
11 64 (32.65%) jQuery
12 62 (31.63%) MS Excel
13 58 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (22.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (22.45%) VB.NET
17 37 (18.88%) WCF
18 36 (18.37%) Web Services
19 33 (16.84%) Windows
19 33 (16.84%) WinForms
20 32 (16.33%) .NET Framework
21 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
21 31 (15.82%) XML
22 30 (15.31%) Scrum
22 30 (15.31%) Software Engineering
23 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 26 (13.27%) OO
25 25 (12.76%) E-Commerce

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.57%) IIS
3 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.55%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.53%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.02%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.02%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) WordPress
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (31.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.61%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.02%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) HTTP
2 6 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.06%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.55%) Internet
4 4 (2.04%) FTP
4 4 (2.04%) SCCP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (68.88%) SQL Server
2 48 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) OLAP
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 87 (44.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.16%) SpecFlow
2 16 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (7.65%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.06%) MorphX
5 5 (2.55%) Selenium
5 5 (2.55%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.04%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.04%) CA Gen
7 3 (1.53%) NUnit
8 2 (1.02%) Toad
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.02%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.02%) Moq
9 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.51%) MSTest
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 16 (8.16%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Legal
2 6 (3.06%) Banking
3 5 (2.55%) French Language
4 2 (1.02%) Front Office
4 2 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 154 (78.57%) Developer
2 81 (41.33%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.88%) Software Developer
4 35 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 27 (13.78%) C# Developer
6 24 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 21 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (9.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (8.67%) Analyst
10 16 (8.16%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Graduate
12 11 (5.61%) Web Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.59%) Graduate Developer
13 9 (4.59%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (4.08%) Applications Developer
14 8 (4.08%) Junior
14 8 (4.08%) Applications Support
14 8 (4.08%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (83.67%) .NET
2 124 (63.27%) ASP.NET
3 73 (37.24%) HTML
4 66 (33.67%) CSS
5 64 (32.65%) jQuery
6 45 (22.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (18.88%) WCF
8 36 (18.37%) Web Services
9 33 (16.84%) WinForms
10 32 (16.33%) .NET Framework
11 31 (15.82%) XML
12 27 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (9.69%) HTML5
14 16 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (6.12%) JSON
17 10 (5.10%) SOAP
17 10 (5.10%) WSE
17 10 (5.10%) LINQ
18 9 (4.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) DTV
1 25 (12.76%) NHS
2 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.53%) iSeries
5 3 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.02%) Social Media
6 2 (1.02%) iPhone
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Informatics
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
7 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) BBC
7 1 (0.51%) VLE
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.84%) Windows
2 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.24%) MVC
2 58 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.31%) Scrum
3 30 (15.31%) Software Engineering
4 26 (13.27%) OO
5 25 (12.76%) E-Commerce
6 23 (11.73%) Web Development
7 16 (8.16%) TDD
8 14 (7.14%) ITIL
9 11 (5.61%) Automated Testing
10 10 (5.10%) Project Management
11 9 (4.59%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.59%) CRM
12 8 (4.08%) Service Management
12 8 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.57%) Data Management
13 7 (3.57%) UML
14 6 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (79.08%) C#
2 122 (62.24%) SQL
3 80 (40.82%) T-SQL
4 73 (37.24%) JavaScript
5 44 (22.45%) VB.NET
6 17 (8.67%) Java
7 7 (3.57%) X++
8 6 (3.06%) C++
8 6 (3.06%) VB
9 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (1.53%) VB6
11 3 (1.53%) COBOL
11 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.02%) PHP
12 2 (1.02%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.53%) ISEB
4 2 (1.02%) MCTS
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) NFS
2 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 89 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) Oracle
3 13 (6.63%) Adobe
4 5 (2.55%) Red Gate
4 5 (2.55%) CA
4 5 (2.55%) NetApp
5 4 (2.04%) JBoss
5 4 (2.04%) HP
5 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.04%) IBM
5 4 (2.04%) Typemock
6 3 (1.53%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.02%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.02%) Sage
8 1 (0.51%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.51%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.51%) Ektron
8 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.51%) Percussion
8 1 (0.51%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago