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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 104 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 80 119 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 4.51% 3.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.50% 26.15% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 69 102 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
516 455 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.63% 17.25% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 400 358 323
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leeds

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 153 (84.53%) .NET
2 146 (80.66%) C#
3 124 (68.51%) SQL Server
4 122 (67.40%) ASP.NET
5 118 (65.19%) SQL
6 79 (43.65%) MVC
7 77 (42.54%) JavaScript
7 77 (42.54%) HTML
8 76 (41.99%) Microsoft
9 67 (37.02%) T-SQL
10 65 (35.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (35.36%) CSS
12 58 (32.04%) jQuery
13 56 (30.94%) MS Excel
14 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (23.76%) VB.NET
17 38 (20.99%) .NET Framework
17 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (20.44%) WCF
19 34 (18.78%) Web Services
19 34 (18.78%) XML
20 31 (17.13%) Software Engineering
21 30 (16.57%) Degree
22 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce
22 27 (14.92%) Windows
23 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 25 (13.81%) OO
24 25 (13.81%) Scrum
24 25 (13.81%) WinForms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.52%) IIS
3 8 (4.42%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.66%) CMS
6 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (30.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.97%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) HTTP
2 6 (3.31%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.21%) Internet
3 4 (2.21%) SCCP
4 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.55%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (68.51%) SQL Server
2 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) DTS
8 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.55%) MySQL
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (35.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.05%) SpecFlow
3 17 (9.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (8.84%) ReSharper
5 9 (4.97%) Selenium
6 7 (3.87%) NUnit
7 6 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.21%) CA Gen
8 4 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.21%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.10%) MSTest
9 2 (1.10%) Moq
9 2 (1.10%) MorphX
10 1 (0.55%) ERwin
10 1 (0.55%) Toad
10 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.55%) JIRA
10 1 (0.55%) Subversion
10 1 (0.55%) NSubstitute
General
1 18 (9.94%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) French Language
2 5 (2.76%) Banking
3 2 (1.10%) Marketing
3 2 (1.10%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) Front Office
3 2 (1.10%) Legal
3 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (76.24%) Developer
2 77 (42.54%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.68%) Senior Developer
4 31 (17.13%) Software Developer
5 22 (12.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (10.50%) C# Developer
7 17 (9.39%) Analyst
7 17 (9.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.73%) Graduate
9 13 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Web Developer
11 11 (6.08%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.52%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.97%) Graduate Developer
14 8 (4.42%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (4.42%) Applications Developer
14 8 (4.42%) Architect
15 7 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (84.53%) .NET
2 122 (67.40%) ASP.NET
3 77 (42.54%) HTML
4 64 (35.36%) CSS
5 58 (32.04%) jQuery
6 48 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (20.99%) .NET Framework
8 37 (20.44%) WCF
9 34 (18.78%) Web Services
9 34 (18.78%) XML
10 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 25 (13.81%) WinForms
12 17 (9.39%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (8.84%) HTML5
14 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (6.08%) JSON
16 9 (4.97%) SOAP
16 9 (4.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (3.87%) Silverlight
17 7 (3.87%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) NHS
2 14 (7.73%) DTV
3 12 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.97%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.66%) iSeries
6 3 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.10%) Social Media
7 2 (1.10%) Blog
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
8 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Windows
2 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.21%) Linux
4 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) UNIX
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.65%) MVC
2 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.13%) Software Engineering
4 27 (14.92%) E-Commerce
5 25 (13.81%) OO
5 25 (13.81%) Scrum
6 17 (9.39%) Automated Testing
6 17 (9.39%) Web Development
7 16 (8.84%) ITIL
8 15 (8.29%) TDD
9 12 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.52%) UML
11 9 (4.97%) CRM
12 8 (4.42%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (4.42%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.42%) Service Management
13 7 (3.87%) Project Management
13 7 (3.87%) B2B
13 7 (3.87%) B2C
13 7 (3.87%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 146 (80.66%) C#
2 118 (65.19%) SQL
3 77 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 67 (37.02%) T-SQL
5 43 (23.76%) VB.NET
6 18 (9.94%) Java
7 8 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.76%) VB
8 5 (2.76%) C++
9 4 (2.21%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) X++
10 2 (1.10%) C
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
11 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (16.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.66%) ISEB
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) NFS
2 4 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (41.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.18%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) Adobe
4 5 (2.76%) CA
4 5 (2.76%) NetApp
5 4 (2.21%) Typemock
5 4 (2.21%) Red Gate
5 4 (2.21%) JBoss
5 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.21%) HP
6 3 (1.66%) Remedy
6 3 (1.66%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) Percussion
8 1 (0.55%) Sony
8 1 (0.55%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.55%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.55%) Ektron
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds 19
EMIS
Salary: £24,000 to £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago