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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 118 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.23% 3.08% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.07% 18.07% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 100 82 104
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,250 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,900 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
560 592 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.33% 17.04% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 484 409 434
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 199 (89.24%) .NET
2 156 (69.96%) C#
3 152 (68.16%) SQL Server
4 126 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (54.26%) ASP.NET
6 116 (52.02%) SQL
7 111 (49.78%) HTML
8 101 (45.29%) JavaScript
9 83 (37.22%) MVC
10 82 (36.77%) CSS
11 77 (34.53%) jQuery
12 69 (30.94%) XML
13 68 (30.49%) T-SQL
14 66 (29.60%) Microsoft
15 49 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (21.08%) Scrum
17 45 (20.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (18.39%) SharePoint
20 40 (17.94%) VB.NET
20 40 (17.94%) TDD
21 39 (17.49%) .NET Framework
21 39 (17.49%) SQL Server 2008
22 35 (15.70%) KnockoutJS
23 33 (14.80%) ITIL
23 33 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API
24 31 (13.90%) Octopus Deploy
25 30 (13.45%) E-Commerce
26 29 (13.00%) HTML5
26 29 (13.00%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 41 (18.39%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (10.76%) IIS
3 24 (10.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (9.87%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (10.76%) Photoshop
2 23 (10.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.24%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Heroku
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) Intranet
2 4 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (68.16%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (17.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.69%) MySQL
8 5 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (20.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (13.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 18 (8.07%) Selenium
4 15 (6.73%) SpecFlow
4 15 (6.73%) ReSharper
5 14 (6.28%) Subversion
6 13 (5.83%) NUnit
6 13 (5.83%) MSTest
6 13 (5.83%) TortoiseSVN
7 12 (5.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (3.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.45%) MorphX
11 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (7.62%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Retail
2 10 (4.48%) French Language
3 5 (2.24%) Marketing
4 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (59.64%) Developer
2 74 (33.18%) .NET Developer
3 44 (19.73%) Analyst
4 42 (18.83%) Senior Developer
5 26 (11.66%) Support Analyst
6 25 (11.21%) Architect
7 24 (10.76%) SharePoint Architect
8 23 (10.31%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 23 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (8.07%) Applications Developer
10 17 (7.62%) .NET Applications Developer
10 17 (7.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (7.17%) C# Developer
11 16 (7.17%) Software Developer
11 16 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (6.28%) Programmer
13 11 (4.93%) Analyst Programmer
13 11 (4.93%) Graduate
14 8 (3.59%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.59%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (89.24%) .NET
2 121 (54.26%) ASP.NET
3 111 (49.78%) HTML
4 82 (36.77%) CSS
5 77 (34.53%) jQuery
6 69 (30.94%) XML
7 49 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (17.49%) .NET Framework
9 35 (15.70%) KnockoutJS
10 33 (14.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (13.00%) HTML5
11 29 (13.00%) WCF
12 28 (12.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (11.21%) Ajax
14 24 (10.76%) Web Services
14 24 (10.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (9.42%) NHibernate
16 20 (8.97%) XHTML
17 17 (7.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (7.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
1 12 (5.38%) NHS
2 7 (3.14%) Mathematics
2 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.45%) Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Informatics
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.76%) UNIX
2 15 (6.73%) Windows
3 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.22%) MVC
3 47 (21.08%) Scrum
4 40 (17.94%) TDD
5 33 (14.80%) ITIL
6 30 (13.45%) E-Commerce
7 27 (12.11%) Migration
8 26 (11.66%) Content Management
9 25 (11.21%) OOP
10 22 (9.87%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.07%) Automated Testing
12 16 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.73%) Service Management
14 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 9 (4.04%) UML
16 8 (3.59%) CRM
16 8 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (3.59%) Kanban
17 7 (3.14%) Waterfall
17 7 (3.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 156 (69.96%) C#
2 116 (52.02%) SQL
3 101 (45.29%) JavaScript
4 68 (30.49%) T-SQL
5 40 (17.94%) VB.NET
6 15 (6.73%) Java
7 14 (6.28%) Delphi
8 12 (5.38%) C++
9 8 (3.59%) VB
10 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.35%) C
11 3 (1.35%) PHP
12 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.45%) X++
13 1 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.73%) Degree
2 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.69%) VCP4
3 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) QA
2 8 (3.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) UAG
2 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SCCM
1 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (29.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.21%) Oracle
3 5 (2.24%) BT
4 2 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.45%) Capita
5 1 (0.45%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.45%) Sage
5 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.45%) LexisNexis
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exciting projects & career development!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £36,540 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago