The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 59 93 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.07% 13.78% 9.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 56.19% 59.62% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 84 53
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 156 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.80% 23.11% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 136 135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -22 35 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Loughborough +3 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Market Harborough - 5 £32,500 - 2
Lutterworth - 4 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 120 (83.92%) .NET
2 115 (80.42%) C#
3 92 (64.34%) Microsoft
4 91 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 77 (53.85%) HTML
6 75 (52.45%) ASP.NET
7 71 (49.65%) CSS
8 57 (39.86%) jQuery
9 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
10 53 (37.06%) SQL
11 51 (35.66%) Ajax
12 41 (28.67%) XML
13 40 (27.97%) MVC
14 36 (25.17%) Windows
14 36 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (23.08%) HTML5
16 33 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (22.38%) NUnit
18 27 (18.88%) E-Commerce
19 26 (18.18%) LINQ
19 26 (18.18%) Software Engineering
20 25 (17.48%) SharePoint
20 25 (17.48%) VB.NET
21 23 (16.08%) CRM
21 23 (16.08%) Web Development
22 22 (15.38%) CSS3
22 22 (15.38%) Relational Database
23 21 (14.69%) Dynamics CRM
23 21 (14.69%) Retail

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (17.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.59%) IIS
3 5 (3.50%) CMS
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.80%) Lync
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.70%) WordPress
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.70%) GIMP
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) IaaS
1 5 (3.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (3.50%) SAN
1 5 (3.50%) LAN
1 5 (3.50%) WAN
2 4 (2.80%) CTI
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.79%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (6.99%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.80%) DTS
9 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.10%) MySQL
11 1 (0.70%) Big Data
11 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (22.38%) NUnit
3 18 (12.59%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.29%) JIRA
5 5 (3.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.10%) Selenium
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.10%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.40%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (14.69%) Retail
2 9 (6.29%) Marketing
3 5 (3.50%) Electronics
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (81.82%) Developer
2 45 (31.47%) .NET Developer
3 32 (22.38%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.08%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.29%) Web Developer
6 18 (12.59%) Software Engineer
6 18 (12.59%) CRM Developer
6 18 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 12 (8.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (8.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.59%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Applications Developer
13 6 (4.20%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (83.92%) .NET
2 77 (53.85%) HTML
3 75 (52.45%) ASP.NET
4 71 (49.65%) CSS
5 57 (39.86%) jQuery
6 51 (35.66%) Ajax
7 41 (28.67%) XML
8 36 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (23.08%) HTML5
10 26 (18.18%) LINQ
11 22 (15.38%) CSS3
12 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
13 19 (13.29%) XSLT
13 19 (13.29%) WinForms
14 16 (11.19%) Web Services
14 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 15 (10.49%) REST
15 15 (10.49%) Silverlight
15 15 (10.49%) RESTful
15 15 (10.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.90%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.20%) iPhone
4 5 (3.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.40%) Social Media
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.17%) Windows
2 5 (3.50%) HPUX
2 5 (3.50%) Linux
2 5 (3.50%) UNIX
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.40%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.97%) MVC
2 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.88%) E-Commerce
4 26 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 23 (16.08%) CRM
5 23 (16.08%) Web Development
6 20 (13.99%) Scrum
6 20 (13.99%) UML
7 18 (12.59%) OO
8 15 (10.49%) Extreme Programming
9 14 (9.79%) OWASP
9 14 (9.79%) Web Accessibility
10 11 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 11 (7.69%) Project Management
10 11 (7.69%) OOD
11 10 (6.99%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (6.29%) Web Design
13 8 (5.59%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 115 (80.42%) C#
2 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
3 53 (37.06%) SQL
4 25 (17.48%) VB.NET
5 12 (8.39%) C++
6 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.20%) XAML
8 5 (3.50%) VB
9 3 (2.10%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.10%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) VBScript
10 2 (1.40%) Java
10 2 (1.40%) XQuery
11 1 (0.70%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) PHP5
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
11 1 (0.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 92 (64.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.89%) Oracle
3 7 (4.90%) Perforce
4 5 (3.50%) NetSuite
4 5 (3.50%) Telerik
4 5 (3.50%) HP
4 5 (3.50%) Cisco
4 5 (3.50%) Apple
4 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.50%) Siebel
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago