The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.47% 17.91% 13.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 56.25% 63.73% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 42
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £40,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
64 102 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.51% 28.10% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57 92 86
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 £30,300 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
Leicestershire

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 23 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 93 (83.78%) C#
2 89 (80.18%) .NET
3 79 (71.17%) SQL Server
4 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
5 65 (58.56%) HTML
6 61 (54.95%) CSS
7 58 (52.25%) ASP.NET
8 54 (48.65%) jQuery
9 50 (45.05%) Ajax
10 48 (43.24%) JavaScript
11 41 (36.94%) SQL
12 33 (29.73%) NUnit
12 33 (29.73%) Windows
13 30 (27.03%) XML
14 28 (25.23%) E-Commerce
14 28 (25.23%) HTML5
15 25 (22.52%) MVC
16 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (20.72%) Web Development
17 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
17 23 (20.72%) VB.NET
18 22 (19.82%) Retail
18 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (18.92%) UML
20 20 (18.02%) CSS3
21 19 (17.12%) IIS
21 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
21 19 (17.12%) Scrum
22 18 (16.22%) WinForms
22 18 (16.22%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (17.12%) IIS
1 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) GIMP
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) PaaS
1 5 (4.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) LAN
1 5 (4.50%) WAN
1 5 (4.50%) SAN
1 5 (4.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (71.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (29.73%) NUnit
2 14 (12.61%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.90%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (19.82%) Retail
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
3 5 (4.50%) Electronics
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (77.48%) Developer
2 39 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Web Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.61%) CRM Developer
7 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.41%) Programmer
12 5 (4.50%) Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) Project Leader
12 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.50%) .NET Team Leader
12 5 (4.50%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (80.18%) .NET
2 65 (58.56%) HTML
3 61 (54.95%) CSS
4 58 (52.25%) ASP.NET
5 54 (48.65%) jQuery
6 50 (45.05%) Ajax
7 30 (27.03%) XML
8 28 (25.23%) HTML5
9 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (18.02%) CSS3
11 18 (16.22%) LINQ
11 18 (16.22%) WinForms
11 18 (16.22%) XSLT
12 17 (15.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 16 (14.41%) RESTful
13 16 (14.41%) XHTML
14 12 (10.81%) Web Services
15 11 (9.91%) MFC
16 10 (9.01%) SOAP
16 10 (9.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.31%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.41%) iPhone
4 5 (4.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Open Source
6 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) HPUX
2 5 (4.50%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) E-Commerce
2 25 (22.52%) MVC
3 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
4 23 (20.72%) Web Development
5 21 (18.92%) UML
6 19 (17.12%) Scrum
7 17 (15.32%) OO
8 16 (14.41%) CRM
8 16 (14.41%) Extreme Programming
9 15 (13.51%) OWASP
9 15 (13.51%) Web Accessibility
10 12 (10.81%) OOD
11 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
11 11 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (9.01%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (9.01%) Web Design
13 9 (8.11%) Project Management
13 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.21%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 93 (83.78%) C#
2 48 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 41 (36.94%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) VB.NET
5 12 (10.81%) C++
6 5 (4.50%) VB
7 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.70%) XAML
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) Delphi
9 1 (0.90%) Java
9 1 (0.90%) XQuery
9 1 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) MCSD
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Perforce
4 5 (4.50%) Siebel
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco
4 5 (4.50%) HP
4 5 (4.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.50%) NetSuite
5 4 (3.60%) Telerik
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago