The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 59 24
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 9 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.17% 2.05% 12.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.85% 20.93% 72.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 68
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 43 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.68% 9.82% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 40 94
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 25 (75.76%) HTML
3 25 (75.76%) CSS
4 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) HTML5
5 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
6 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (51.52%) User Experience
7 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
7 15 (45.45%) SQL
7 15 (45.45%) Telerik
8 13 (39.39%) Oracle
8 13 (39.39%) WPF
9 12 (36.36%) ADO.NET
9 12 (36.36%) XAML
10 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 11 (33.33%) Silverlight
10 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (24.24%) Ajax
11 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
11 8 (24.24%) SaaS
11 8 (24.24%) Business Transformation
12 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (15.15%) Windows
13 5 (15.15%) MVC
14 4 (12.12%) Logistics
14 4 (12.12%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) SaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Modbus
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) French Language
1 2 (6.06%) German Language
1 2 (6.06%) Italian Language
1 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
5 11 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Developer
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (24.24%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (24.24%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (24.24%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) SSIS Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
10 1 (3.03%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
2 25 (75.76%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) HTML5
4 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (39.39%) WPF
7 12 (36.36%) ADO.NET
8 11 (33.33%) Silverlight
9 8 (24.24%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
10 2 (6.06%) REST
10 2 (6.06%) SOAP
10 2 (6.06%) Web Services
11 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
11 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
11 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Business Transformation
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Logistics
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) XAML
4 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Telerik
3 13 (39.39%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Siemens