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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 104 46
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -58
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 168 81 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.01% 2.24% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.43% 14.21% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 122 72 79
Average salary £40,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
518 570 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.46% 15.75% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 396 449 312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 243 (86.48%) .NET
2 190 (67.62%) SQL Server
3 170 (60.50%) C#
4 157 (55.87%) ASP.NET
5 138 (49.11%) SQL
6 133 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (43.06%) T-SQL
8 113 (40.21%) HTML
9 89 (31.67%) CSS
10 88 (31.32%) JavaScript
11 83 (29.54%) MVC
12 77 (27.40%) Microsoft
13 64 (22.78%) XML
14 63 (22.42%) SharePoint
15 56 (19.93%) Scrum
16 51 (18.15%) HTML5
17 50 (17.79%) WCF
18 48 (17.08%) VB.NET
19 47 (16.73%) jQuery
20 45 (16.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 45 (16.01%) E-Commerce
21 44 (15.66%) Web Services
22 43 (15.30%) Team Foundation Server
23 40 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
24 39 (13.88%) SQL Server 2012
25 38 (13.52%) AngularJS
25 38 (13.52%) InfoPath
25 38 (13.52%) XSLT
26 36 (12.81%) Software Engineering
26 36 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (22.42%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 33 (11.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 25 (8.90%) IIS
4 17 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.42%) CMS
7 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.71%) Kentico
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (13.52%) InfoPath
2 20 (7.12%) Photoshop
3 18 (6.41%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.71%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.74%) Office 365
2 27 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
5 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) Internet
2 11 (3.91%) Intranet
3 4 (1.42%) FTP
4 2 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
4 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (67.62%) SQL Server
2 45 (16.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (13.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (8.19%) MySQL
6 18 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.85%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.07%) DTS
11 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (15.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.34%) NUnit
2 15 (5.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (3.56%) Selenium
4 9 (3.20%) Subversion
5 8 (2.85%) CruiseControl
5 8 (2.85%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.85%) NCover
5 8 (2.85%) FxCop
5 8 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.14%) MSTest
7 5 (1.78%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.07%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (0.71%) JIRA
11 1 (0.36%) Firebug
11 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 20 (7.12%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Marketing
3 7 (2.49%) Back Office
4 6 (2.14%) Local Government
5 5 (1.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (64.41%) Developer
2 86 (30.60%) .NET Developer
3 48 (17.08%) Senior Developer
4 22 (7.83%) Architect
5 21 (7.47%) Designer
5 21 (7.47%) SharePoint Designer
6 20 (7.12%) SharePoint Architect
6 20 (7.12%) Analyst
6 20 (7.12%) C# Developer
6 20 (7.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (6.05%) SharePoint Developer
8 16 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.69%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.63%) Applications Developer
10 12 (4.27%) Graduate
11 11 (3.91%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Consultant
11 11 (3.91%) Lead Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (86.48%) .NET
2 157 (55.87%) ASP.NET
3 113 (40.21%) HTML
4 89 (31.67%) CSS
5 64 (22.78%) XML
6 51 (18.15%) HTML5
7 50 (17.79%) WCF
8 47 (16.73%) jQuery
9 44 (15.66%) Web Services
10 40 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (13.52%) AngularJS
11 38 (13.52%) XSLT
12 35 (12.46%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (11.39%) .NET Framework
14 28 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (8.19%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (7.47%) Ajax
17 19 (6.76%) Entity Framework
18 17 (6.05%) WinForms
19 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.41%) Client/Server
2 16 (5.69%) User Experience
3 11 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.78%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.07%) Derivative
7 2 (0.71%) EFT
7 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) W3C
8 1 (0.36%) Informatics
8 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.61%) Windows
2 8 (2.85%) Linux
2 8 (2.85%) Android
2 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (2.85%) Windows 7
2 8 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.49%) UNIX
4 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.54%) MVC
3 56 (19.93%) Scrum
4 45 (16.01%) E-Commerce
5 36 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 34 (12.10%) Migration
7 28 (9.96%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.19%) Coaching
8 23 (8.19%) Product Management
8 23 (8.19%) TDD
9 21 (7.47%) Automated Testing
9 21 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.12%) Content Management
10 20 (7.12%) Project Management
10 20 (7.12%) OOP
11 18 (6.41%) CRM
11 18 (6.41%) SDLC
12 17 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 170 (60.50%) C#
2 138 (49.11%) SQL
3 121 (43.06%) T-SQL
4 88 (31.32%) JavaScript
5 48 (17.08%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.76%) C++
7 11 (3.91%) Java
7 11 (3.91%) X++
8 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.42%) Delphi
11 3 (1.07%) VB
12 2 (0.71%) COBOL
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
13 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (8.54%) Degree
2 22 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.47%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.69%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCTS
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.90%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (1.78%) ISA Server
1 5 (1.78%) UAG
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) SCCM
1 5 (1.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.90%) Sitecore
3 21 (7.47%) Oracle
4 7 (2.49%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.14%) BT
6 3 (1.07%) Sage
7 2 (0.71%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.71%) Twitter
7 2 (0.71%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.36%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Talend
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + training, health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 19 days ago