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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.90% 5.96% 17.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 56.14% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 58
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,600 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
44 57 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.45% 10.61% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 93
Average salary £34,836 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.91% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 5 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) C
9 3 (18.75%) VB
9 3 (18.75%) WinForms
9 3 (18.75%) Logistics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (18.75%) French Language
1 3 (18.75%) German Language
1 3 (18.75%) Italian Language
1 3 (18.75%) Spanish Language
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) RESTful
6 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 2 (12.50%) LINQ
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) MVVM
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
2 2 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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