Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 53 33
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 57 15 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.72% 2.70% 8.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.51% 15.46% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 64
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,750 £43,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 215 97 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 32.87% 17.48% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 158 85 136
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £29,985 £27,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £56,250 £48,375
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio 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 in Leicester.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Leicester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Leicester over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 51 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (68.42%) Degree
5 38 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 38 (66.67%) Java
6 36 (63.16%) Linux
7 35 (61.40%) Android
7 35 (61.40%) Apple iOS
8 34 (59.65%) Spring
8 34 (59.65%) Maven
9 33 (57.89%) Firmware
10 32 (56.14%) Robot Framework
11 31 (54.39%) Time Management
12 29 (50.88%) C
13 28 (49.12%) C++
14 24 (42.11%) Manufacturing
15 22 (38.60%) Scrum
15 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
15 22 (38.60%) Modbus
16 21 (36.84%) CAN bus
16 21 (36.84%) RS-485
16 21 (36.84%) FreeRTOS
17 20 (35.09%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (35.09%) .NET
17 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
18 19 (33.33%) Marketing
18 19 (33.33%) Device Driver
19 18 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
20 17 (29.82%) TDD

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (19.30%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) GitHub
2 2 (3.51%) NuGet
3 1 (1.75%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Modbus
1 22 (38.60%) TCP/IP
2 21 (36.84%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) Big Data
4 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.26%) Power BI
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) SAS EBI
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (59.65%) Maven
2 32 (56.14%) Robot Framework
3 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (17.54%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.77%) CppUnit
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 19 (33.33%) Marketing
3 14 (24.56%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Lead Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Graduate
4 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) UI Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) UX Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) Spring
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
3 14 (24.56%) RESTful
4 13 (22.81%) COM
5 12 (21.05%) HTML
5 12 (21.05%) HTML5
5 12 (21.05%) JSON
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.53%) CSS
8 5 (8.77%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.02%) Node.js
9 4 (7.02%) WPF
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.26%) MDX
10 3 (5.26%) Velocity
10 3 (5.26%) XML
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) CAN bus
2 19 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 18 (31.58%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (10.53%) User Experience
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.75%) Blog
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 35 (61.40%) Android
2 35 (61.40%) Apple iOS
3 21 (36.84%) FreeRTOS
4 13 (22.81%) Windows
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 31 (54.39%) Time Management
4 22 (38.60%) Scrum
5 20 (35.09%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (35.09%) Unit Testing
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (29.82%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) MVC
7 10 (17.54%) OO
7 10 (17.54%) UML
8 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.53%) Logistics
10 6 (10.53%) OOP
11 5 (8.77%) DevOps
11 5 (8.77%) SOA
11 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Acceptance Criteria
12 4 (7.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 38 (66.67%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) C
4 28 (49.12%) C++
5 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
5 16 (28.07%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Embedded C
8 4 (7.02%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) VB6
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) MCSA
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (57.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) RedGate
4 1 (1.75%) Siemens
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin