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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 79 108 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.18% 4.25% 3.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.69% 25.12% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 76 83
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £42,500
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
577 430 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.89% 16.91% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 453 313 301
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 11 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 177 (84.69%) .NET
2 166 (79.43%) C#
3 148 (70.81%) SQL Server
4 130 (62.20%) ASP.NET
5 128 (61.24%) SQL
6 98 (46.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 96 (45.93%) Microsoft
8 90 (43.06%) T-SQL
9 76 (36.36%) MVC
10 75 (35.89%) HTML
11 74 (35.41%) JavaScript
12 69 (33.01%) CSS
13 68 (32.54%) MS Excel
13 68 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (31.10%) jQuery
15 55 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
16 46 (22.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (21.05%) VB.NET
18 41 (19.62%) Web Services
19 38 (18.18%) WCF
19 38 (18.18%) WinForms
20 37 (17.70%) SQL Server 2005
21 35 (16.75%) XML
21 35 (16.75%) Windows
22 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
23 32 (15.31%) Scrum
24 31 (14.83%) NHS
24 31 (14.83%) DTV
25 30 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 29 (13.88%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 16 (7.66%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.35%) IIS
2 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.39%) CMS
4 3 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.44%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.96%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.96%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 68 (32.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.22%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) HTTP
2 7 (3.35%) FTP
3 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.87%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.39%) Internet
5 4 (1.91%) SCCP
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (70.81%) SQL Server
2 55 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (17.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.44%) OLAP
10 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.96%) MySQL
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 98 (46.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (6.70%) ReSharper
4 13 (6.22%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.87%) MorphX
6 5 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.91%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.91%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.91%) NUnit
7 4 (1.91%) CA Gen
8 3 (1.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.96%) Toad
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.96%) Moq
10 1 (0.48%) ERwin
10 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.48%) MSTest
10 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 16 (7.66%) Finance
2 6 (2.87%) Legal
2 6 (2.87%) Banking
3 5 (2.39%) French Language
4 2 (0.96%) Front Office
4 2 (0.96%) Marketing
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 165 (78.95%) Developer
2 87 (41.63%) .NET Developer
3 39 (18.66%) Software Developer
4 37 (17.70%) Senior Developer
5 31 (14.83%) C# Developer
6 26 (12.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 23 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (7.66%) Analyst
10 15 (7.18%) Software Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) Graduate
12 11 (5.26%) Web Developer
12 11 (5.26%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (4.78%) Graduate Developer
13 10 (4.78%) Lead Developer
14 9 (4.31%) Junior
14 9 (4.31%) Junior Developer
15 8 (3.83%) SQL Developer
15 8 (3.83%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (84.69%) .NET
2 130 (62.20%) ASP.NET
3 75 (35.89%) HTML
4 69 (33.01%) CSS
5 65 (31.10%) jQuery
6 46 (22.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (19.62%) Web Services
8 38 (18.18%) WinForms
8 38 (18.18%) WCF
9 35 (16.75%) XML
10 34 (16.27%) .NET Framework
11 30 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (9.57%) HTML5
13 16 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (7.18%) JSON
15 13 (6.22%) WSE
15 13 (6.22%) LINQ
15 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (5.74%) WPF
17 11 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.83%) NHS
1 31 (14.83%) DTV
2 11 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.35%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.44%) iSeries
5 3 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.44%) Social Media
6 2 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) BBC
7 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) VLE
7 1 (0.48%) Informatics
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.48%) EPoS
7 1 (0.48%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.75%) Windows
2 10 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.91%) Linux
3 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.36%) MVC
2 68 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.31%) Scrum
4 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
4 29 (13.88%) OO
5 26 (12.44%) Web Development
6 24 (11.48%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.18%) TDD
8 14 (6.70%) ITIL
9 13 (6.22%) Project Management
10 9 (4.31%) Service Management
10 9 (4.31%) CRM
10 9 (4.31%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.31%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.83%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (3.35%) Data Management
12 7 (3.35%) Workflow
12 7 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 166 (79.43%) C#
2 128 (61.24%) SQL
3 90 (43.06%) T-SQL
4 74 (35.41%) JavaScript
5 44 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.66%) Java
7 7 (3.35%) X++
8 6 (2.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 6 (2.87%) VB
9 5 (2.39%) C++
10 4 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.44%) COBOL
11 3 (1.44%) VB6
11 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.96%) PHP
12 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) ISEB
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) NFS
2 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 96 (45.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.53%) Oracle
3 15 (7.18%) Adobe
4 5 (2.39%) CA
4 5 (2.39%) NetApp
4 5 (2.39%) Red Gate
5 4 (1.91%) Typemock
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.91%) HP
5 4 (1.91%) JBoss
5 4 (1.91%) IBM
6 3 (1.44%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.96%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.96%) Sage
8 1 (0.48%) Percussion
8 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.48%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.48%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.48%) Ektron
8 1 (0.48%) Sony
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Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £32,995 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago