The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 83 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.86% 11.82% 10.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.50% 50.30% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 77 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 165 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.08% 23.50% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 74 148 135
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicestershire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -21 19 £39,500 +3.94% 1
Loughborough - 9 £55,000 -
Market Harborough - 3 - -
Lutterworth - 2 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 84 (78.50%) .NET
2 82 (76.64%) C#
3 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
4 62 (57.94%) SQL Server
5 48 (44.86%) HTML
6 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET
6 46 (42.99%) CSS
7 39 (36.45%) JavaScript
8 36 (33.64%) SQL
9 31 (28.97%) Windows
9 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (28.97%) jQuery
10 30 (28.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (27.10%) MVC
12 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (23.36%) Ajax
13 24 (22.43%) XML
14 23 (21.50%) CRM
15 22 (20.56%) SharePoint
15 22 (20.56%) LINQ
15 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
16 21 (19.63%) Dynamics CRM
16 21 (19.63%) HTML5
16 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
17 19 (17.76%) NUnit
17 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
18 18 (16.82%) Eclipse
18 18 (16.82%) .NET Framework
19 17 (15.89%) Oracle
20 16 (14.95%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 22 (20.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.28%) IIS
3 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.74%) Lync
5 3 (2.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) WordPress
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) PaaS
1 5 (4.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) LAN
1 6 (5.61%) WAN
2 5 (4.67%) SAN
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.74%) CTI
4 3 (2.80%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (57.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
4 13 (12.15%) RDBMS
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (10.28%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.74%) DTS
10 4 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.87%) MySQL
12 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (17.76%) NUnit
3 18 (16.82%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.41%) JIRA
5 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.80%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.80%) Selenium
7 2 (1.87%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
8 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.35%) Retail
2 5 (4.67%) Electronics
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (78.50%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Senior Developer
3 22 (20.56%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.82%) CRM Developer
5 15 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Web Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Software Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 12 (11.21%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.67%) Administrator
12 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.74%) Agile C# Developer
13 4 (3.74%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (78.50%) .NET
2 48 (44.86%) HTML
3 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET
3 46 (42.99%) CSS
4 31 (28.97%) jQuery
5 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (23.36%) Ajax
6 24 (22.43%) XML
7 22 (20.56%) LINQ
8 21 (19.63%) HTML5
9 18 (16.82%) .NET Framework
10 15 (14.02%) WinForms
10 15 (14.02%) REST
11 14 (13.08%) SOAP
11 14 (13.08%) Web Services
12 13 (12.15%) CSS3
13 12 (11.21%) Silverlight
14 11 (10.28%) MFC
15 10 (9.35%) XSLT
16 8 (7.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Device Driver
2 5 (4.67%) Clustering
2 5 (4.67%) iPhone
3 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.87%) Social Media
3 2 (1.87%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) UNIX
2 5 (4.67%) HPUX
2 5 (4.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.10%) MVC
3 23 (21.50%) CRM
4 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.15%) OO
6 11 (10.28%) UML
6 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.28%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.54%) Project Management
8 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.61%) Scrum
8 6 (5.61%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.67%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.67%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (4.67%) OWASP
9 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.67%) Web Development
10 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (76.64%) C#
2 39 (36.45%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.64%) SQL
4 16 (14.95%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.21%) C++
6 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.80%) XAML
8 2 (1.87%) VBScript
8 2 (1.87%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) Java
8 2 (1.87%) XQuery
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Perforce
4 5 (4.67%) Siebel
4 5 (4.67%) HP
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.67%) Telerik
4 5 (4.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.93%) Sage
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago