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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.38% 8.50% 8.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 38.95% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 65 46
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £43,665 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
69 172 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.81% 21.83% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 155 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,837 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.33% -10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -19 1 £22,500 -40.78%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (77.78%) .NET
2 48 (76.19%) C#
3 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
5 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 26 (41.27%) HTML
6 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
7 24 (38.10%) CSS
7 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (31.75%) Windows
10 19 (30.16%) SharePoint
11 18 (28.57%) SQL
11 18 (28.57%) MVC
12 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (25.40%) CRM
12 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
13 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
14 14 (22.22%) LINQ
15 13 (20.63%) jQuery
15 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
15 13 (20.63%) XML
15 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
15 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
16 12 (19.05%) SOAP
16 12 (19.05%) Web Services
16 12 (19.05%) REST
16 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (30.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Lync
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) CTI
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (60.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (17.46%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
6 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.35%) DTS
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.17%) MySQL
11 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) NUnit
4 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (6.35%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 13 (20.63%) CRM Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (77.78%) .NET
2 26 (41.27%) HTML
2 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) CSS
4 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (22.22%) LINQ
6 13 (20.63%) jQuery
6 13 (20.63%) XML
6 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.05%) SOAP
7 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 12 (19.05%) REST
8 10 (15.87%) Ajax
9 8 (12.70%) WinForms
9 8 (12.70%) HTML5
10 6 (9.52%) MFC
11 5 (7.94%) CSS3
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (7.94%) COM
12 4 (6.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
2 6 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) CRM
4 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.76%) OOP
8 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 2 (3.17%) OOD
9 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.17%) TDD
9 2 (3.17%) Time Management
9 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 7 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) XAML
7 1 (1.59%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Perforce
4 5 (7.94%) NetSuite
4 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (7.94%) Siebel
5 1 (1.59%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Sage