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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 98 37
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -61
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 124 79 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.71% 2.43% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.62% 16.22% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 155
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,900 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
525 487 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.70% 15.01% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 449 372 526
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 189 (92.65%) .NET
2 155 (75.98%) C#
3 140 (68.63%) SQL Server
4 130 (63.73%) SQL
5 126 (61.76%) ASP.NET
6 112 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (50.00%) HTML
8 97 (47.55%) JavaScript
9 84 (41.18%) MVC
10 73 (35.78%) CSS
11 71 (34.80%) jQuery
12 69 (33.82%) Microsoft
13 60 (29.41%) T-SQL
14 59 (28.92%) XML
15 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
17 47 (23.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 43 (21.08%) .NET Framework
19 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
20 40 (19.61%) VB.NET
21 39 (19.12%) WCF
21 39 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
22 38 (18.63%) Scrum
23 29 (14.22%) ITIL
24 28 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 26 (12.75%) TDD
25 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
25 26 (12.75%) Octopus Deploy
26 25 (12.25%) Oracle
26 25 (12.25%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (8.33%) IIS
4 16 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (6.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.92%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) HTTP
1 4 (1.96%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (68.63%) SQL Server
2 47 (23.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.98%) MySQL
8 2 (0.98%) DTS
9 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (12.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 22 (10.78%) Selenium
4 21 (10.29%) SpecFlow
5 14 (6.86%) NUnit
6 13 (6.37%) ReSharper
7 11 (5.39%) Subversion
7 11 (5.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (5.39%) MSTest
8 9 (4.41%) TortoiseSVN
9 5 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.47%) Toad
10 3 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.98%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.49%) MorphX
12 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (11.27%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) French Language
3 8 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (64.22%) Developer
2 82 (40.20%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.63%) Analyst
4 37 (18.14%) Senior Developer
5 24 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 23 (11.27%) Support Analyst
7 21 (10.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (8.82%) Applications Developer
9 17 (8.33%) Architect
10 14 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (6.86%) .NET Applications Developer
10 14 (6.86%) SharePoint Architect
11 13 (6.37%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 13 (6.37%) Applications Support
11 13 (6.37%) Graduate
12 10 (4.90%) Lead Developer
12 10 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.90%) Lead .NET Developer
13 8 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 8 (3.92%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (92.65%) .NET
2 126 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 102 (50.00%) HTML
4 73 (35.78%) CSS
5 71 (34.80%) jQuery
6 59 (28.92%) XML
7 52 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (21.08%) .NET Framework
9 39 (19.12%) WCF
10 28 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (12.25%) Web Services
13 24 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (10.78%) Ajax
14 22 (10.78%) NHibernate
15 21 (10.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 20 (9.80%) XHTML
17 13 (6.37%) HTML5
17 13 (6.37%) Silverlight
17 13 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.90%) NHS
2 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.49%) Informatics
6 1 (0.49%) Blog
6 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.82%) UNIX
2 11 (5.39%) Windows
3 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (41.18%) MVC
3 38 (18.63%) Scrum
4 29 (14.22%) ITIL
5 26 (12.75%) TDD
6 25 (12.25%) Software Engineering
7 23 (11.27%) Automated Testing
8 22 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 19 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.82%) Migration
11 17 (8.33%) OOP
12 16 (7.84%) Content Management
13 13 (6.37%) Service Management
14 11 (5.39%) UML
14 11 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (4.90%) OO
16 9 (4.41%) Kanban
17 8 (3.92%) Web Application Development
17 8 (3.92%) CRM
18 6 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 155 (75.98%) C#
2 130 (63.73%) SQL
3 97 (47.55%) JavaScript
4 60 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 40 (19.61%) VB.NET
6 13 (6.37%) Java
7 12 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.39%) Delphi
9 8 (3.92%) C++
9 8 (3.92%) VB
10 5 (2.45%) C
11 4 (1.96%) PHP
12 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.47%) VB6
13 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (2.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) QA
2 8 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 69 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.25%) Oracle
3 3 (1.47%) Remedy
4 1 (0.49%) Capita
4 1 (0.49%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
Leeds
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Premier IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Premier IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
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Leeds
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Leeds
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Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 27 days ago