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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.15% 10.49% 12.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 41.00% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 42
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 £28,500 £32,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £40,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
39 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.31% 25.58% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 80
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
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 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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (80.65%) C#
2 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
3 41 (66.13%) .NET
3 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
4 29 (46.77%) CSS
4 29 (46.77%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (43.55%) Windows
6 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
7 23 (37.10%) jQuery
8 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (30.65%) Ajax
10 17 (27.42%) SQL
10 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
11 16 (25.81%) CRM
11 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
12 15 (24.19%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 14 (22.58%) NUnit
13 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
14 13 (20.97%) HTML5
14 13 (20.97%) Degree
15 12 (19.35%) LINQ
15 12 (19.35%) MVC
15 12 (19.35%) WinForms
15 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
16 11 (17.74%) C++
16 11 (17.74%) Web Services
16 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
17 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
3 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) PaaS
1 5 (8.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
1 14 (22.58%) NUnit
2 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
6 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) CRM Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 23 (37.10%) jQuery
5 19 (30.65%) Ajax
6 13 (20.97%) HTML5
7 12 (19.35%) LINQ
7 12 (19.35%) WinForms
8 11 (17.74%) Web Services
9 10 (16.13%) MFC
9 10 (16.13%) SOAP
9 10 (16.13%) REST
9 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.52%) CSS3
11 8 (12.90%) XML
12 7 (11.29%) XSLT
13 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (8.06%) RESTful
14 5 (8.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Device Driver
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) iPhone
4 4 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) HPUX
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) CRM
3 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.35%) MVC
5 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (16.13%) OO
7 7 (11.29%) UML
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 5 (8.06%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.45%) OWASP
10 4 (6.45%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Web Development
12 2 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
5 11 (17.74%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) XAML
7 1 (1.61%) XQuery
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) Delphi
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Perforce
4 5 (8.06%) Siebel
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) Apple
4 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.06%) NetSuite
5 3 (4.84%) Telerik
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago