The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 64 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.84% 17.30% 13.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.33% 62.14% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 43
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
60 103 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.95% 27.84% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 91 87
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,200 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Leicester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 89 (83.18%) C#
2 85 (79.44%) .NET
3 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
3 75 (70.09%) SQL Server
4 62 (57.94%) HTML
5 59 (55.14%) CSS
6 55 (51.40%) ASP.NET
7 51 (47.66%) jQuery
8 47 (43.93%) Ajax
9 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
10 39 (36.45%) SQL
11 33 (30.84%) Windows
12 31 (28.97%) NUnit
13 28 (26.17%) XML
14 27 (25.23%) HTML5
15 25 (23.36%) E-Commerce
16 24 (22.43%) MVC
17 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (21.50%) VB.NET
18 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
19 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (18.69%) Web Development
20 20 (18.69%) Retail
20 20 (18.69%) UML
21 19 (17.76%) SharePoint
21 19 (17.76%) CSS3
22 18 (16.82%) LINQ
22 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
22 18 (16.82%) Scrum
22 18 (16.82%) WinForms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 19 (17.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (15.89%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) GIMP
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) PaaS
1 5 (4.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (4.67%) SAN
1 5 (4.67%) LAN
1 5 (4.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (70.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.97%) NUnit
2 14 (13.08%) Eclipse
2 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.41%) JIRA
4 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.69%) Retail
2 9 (8.41%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Electronics
3 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (77.57%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Web Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Software Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
6 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (13.08%) CRM Developer
7 12 (11.21%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (8.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Programmer
11 5 (4.67%) Administrator
11 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.74%) .NET Programmer
12 4 (3.74%) .NET Team Leader
12 4 (3.74%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (79.44%) .NET
2 62 (57.94%) HTML
3 59 (55.14%) CSS
4 55 (51.40%) ASP.NET
5 51 (47.66%) jQuery
6 47 (43.93%) Ajax
7 28 (26.17%) XML
8 27 (25.23%) HTML5
9 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (17.76%) CSS3
11 18 (16.82%) LINQ
11 18 (16.82%) WinForms
12 17 (15.89%) XSLT
13 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 15 (14.02%) RESTful
14 15 (14.02%) XHTML
15 12 (11.21%) Web Services
16 11 (10.28%) MFC
17 10 (9.35%) REST
17 10 (9.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.54%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.61%) iPhone
4 5 (4.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.84%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) UNIX
2 5 (4.67%) HPUX
2 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.87%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) E-Commerce
2 24 (22.43%) MVC
3 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
5 20 (18.69%) Web Development
5 20 (18.69%) UML
6 18 (16.82%) Scrum
7 16 (14.95%) CRM
7 16 (14.95%) OO
8 15 (14.02%) Extreme Programming
9 14 (13.08%) OWASP
9 14 (13.08%) Web Accessibility
10 11 (10.28%) Test Scripting
11 10 (9.35%) OOD
12 9 (8.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.48%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (7.48%) Project Management
13 8 (7.48%) Web Design
14 7 (6.54%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.18%) C#
2 46 (42.99%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.45%) SQL
4 23 (21.50%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.21%) C++
6 5 (4.67%) VB
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) XAML
7 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) PHP5
8 1 (0.93%) XQuery
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) Delphi
8 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Perforce
4 5 (4.67%) NetSuite
4 5 (4.67%) HP
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.67%) Siebel
5 4 (3.74%) Telerik
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