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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 48 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.45% 12.70% 15.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.78% 49.48% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 50
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £40,600 £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
46 97 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.91% 25.66% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 87 92
Average salary £39,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
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 27 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (80.26%) C#
2 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 54 (71.05%) .NET
4 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
5 37 (48.68%) CSS
5 37 (48.68%) HTML
6 32 (42.11%) JavaScript
7 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
8 29 (38.16%) Windows
8 29 (38.16%) jQuery
9 23 (30.26%) SQL
9 23 (30.26%) Ajax
10 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.00%) NUnit
12 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
13 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.37%) HTML5
14 16 (21.05%) CRM
14 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
15 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
15 15 (19.74%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (19.74%) MVC
16 14 (18.42%) WinForms
16 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
16 14 (18.42%) LINQ
17 13 (17.11%) Degree
18 12 (15.79%) C++
18 12 (15.79%) OO
18 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.32%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
1 5 (6.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) LAN
1 6 (7.89%) WAN
2 5 (6.58%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) NUnit
2 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
3 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (11.84%) JIRA
5 5 (6.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.32%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (13.16%) Retail
2 5 (6.58%) Electronics
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (71.05%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Web Developer
2 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) CRM Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (71.05%) .NET
2 37 (48.68%) CSS
2 37 (48.68%) HTML
3 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
4 29 (38.16%) jQuery
5 23 (30.26%) Ajax
6 17 (22.37%) HTML5
7 14 (18.42%) LINQ
7 14 (18.42%) WinForms
8 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (14.47%) MFC
9 11 (14.47%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) XML
10 10 (13.16%) SOAP
10 10 (13.16%) REST
10 10 (13.16%) CSS3
11 8 (10.53%) XSLT
12 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (9.21%) Silverlight
13 6 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Device Driver
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) iPhone
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) HPUX
2 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.05%) CRM
4 15 (19.74%) MVC
5 12 (15.79%) OO
6 11 (14.47%) UML
6 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
6 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Scrum
7 6 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Project Management
8 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.58%) OWASP
8 5 (6.58%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 4 (5.26%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 61 (80.26%) C#
2 32 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.26%) SQL
4 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
5 12 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) XAML
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) Delphi
8 1 (1.32%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) MCSD
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 56 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) Perforce
4 5 (6.58%) Siebel
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) HP
4 5 (6.58%) Apple
4 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.58%) NetSuite
5 4 (5.26%) Telerik
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
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