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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.05% 12.85% 14.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 71.15% 66.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 68 52
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £38,072
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -0.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £46,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
42 104 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.59% 18.06% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 96 84
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 27 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) COM
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Siebel
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
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