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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.51% 7.66% 10.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 33.33% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 34 30
Average salary £33,750 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £33,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £43,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
36 105 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.23% 22.98% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 92 66
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (83.78%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
4 24 (64.86%) .NET
5 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
6 17 (45.95%) Windows
7 16 (43.24%) CSS
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
10 12 (32.43%) CRM
10 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
10 12 (32.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (29.73%) jQuery
11 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
11 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
11 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
12 10 (27.03%) SOAP
12 10 (27.03%) Web Services
12 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
12 10 (27.03%) REST
13 9 (24.32%) Ajax
13 9 (24.32%) Degree
14 8 (21.62%) OO
14 8 (21.62%) SQL
14 8 (21.62%) WinForms
14 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
15 7 (18.92%) C++
15 7 (18.92%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) GIMP
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
2 6 (16.22%) NUnit
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) CRM Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Web Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) CSS
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (29.73%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
5 10 (27.03%) REST
6 9 (24.32%) Ajax
7 8 (21.62%) WinForms
8 7 (18.92%) LINQ
9 6 (16.22%) MFC
10 5 (13.51%) COM
10 5 (13.51%) HTML5
11 3 (8.11%) CSS3
11 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 2 (5.41%) WCF
12 2 (5.41%) WPF
12 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
2 6 (16.22%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) CRM
3 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
4 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) MVVM
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.70%) Android Development
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 7 (18.92%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) XAML
6 1 (2.70%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Perforce
3 5 (13.51%) NetSuite
3 5 (13.51%) Siebel
3 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Telerik