Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 52 39
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 96 14 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.66% 2.45% 7.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.29% 11.97% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 55
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,200 £61,750 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 227 117 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 34.66% 20.45% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 142 106 168
Leicester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,125 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 87 (90.63%) C#
1 87 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (76.04%) Software Engineering
3 73 (76.04%) Degree
4 71 (73.96%) Java
5 69 (71.88%) Linux
6 67 (69.79%) Spring
6 67 (69.79%) Maven
6 67 (69.79%) Android
6 67 (69.79%) Apple iOS
7 65 (67.71%) Firmware
8 64 (66.67%) Robot Framework
9 59 (61.46%) Time Management
10 55 (57.29%) C
11 50 (52.08%) Manufacturing
12 48 (50.00%) C++
13 41 (42.71%) TCP/IP
13 41 (42.71%) Modbus
13 41 (42.71%) CAN bus
13 41 (42.71%) RS-485
13 41 (42.71%) FreeRTOS
14 38 (39.58%) Embedded Systems
14 38 (39.58%) Scrum
15 37 (38.54%) Unit Testing
16 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (36.46%) Marketing
18 34 (35.42%) GitHub
18 34 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
19 33 (34.38%) Device Driver

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 24 (25.00%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.42%) GitHub
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.04%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 41 (42.71%) Modbus
1 41 (42.71%) RS-485
1 41 (42.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.33%) Big Data
5 8 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (8.33%) Power BI
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.25%) SAS EBI
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (69.79%) Maven
2 64 (66.67%) Robot Framework
3 22 (22.92%) Jenkins
4 19 (19.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (12.50%) CppUnit
5 12 (12.50%) Subversion
6 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.13%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (52.08%) Manufacturing
2 35 (36.46%) Marketing
3 15 (15.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Software Engineer
2 25 (26.04%) Developer
3 23 (23.96%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (23.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 23 (23.96%) Lead Software Engineer
4 17 (17.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) UI Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) UX Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Web Applications Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Web Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.29%) SSAS Developer
10 7 (7.29%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (7.29%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.79%) Spring
2 27 (28.13%) RESTful
3 26 (27.08%) COM
4 25 (26.04%) HTML
4 25 (26.04%) HTML5
4 25 (26.04%) JSON
5 21 (21.88%) .NET
6 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.46%) CSS
8 10 (10.42%) Node.js
9 8 (8.33%) MDX
10 7 (7.29%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.17%) LINQ
13 3 (3.13%) Velocity
13 3 (3.13%) WCF
13 3 (3.13%) WPF
14 2 (2.08%) REST
14 2 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.71%) CAN bus
2 38 (39.58%) Embedded Systems
3 33 (34.38%) Device Driver
4 13 (13.54%) User Experience
5 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Blog
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Linux
2 67 (69.79%) Android
2 67 (69.79%) Apple iOS
3 41 (42.71%) FreeRTOS
4 19 (19.79%) Windows
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (76.04%) Software Engineering
3 59 (61.46%) Time Management
4 38 (39.58%) Scrum
5 37 (38.54%) Unit Testing
6 36 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (31.25%) TDD
9 29 (30.21%) Technical Leadership
10 25 (26.04%) OO
11 22 (22.92%) UML
12 15 (15.63%) MVC
13 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
14 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 10 (10.42%) Web Development
16 9 (9.38%) OOP
16 9 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (8.33%) ETL
17 8 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 87 (90.63%) C#
2 71 (73.96%) Java
3 55 (57.29%) C
4 48 (50.00%) C++
5 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 23 (23.96%) SQL
7 17 (17.71%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (4.17%) Python
10 4 (4.17%) VB
10 4 (4.17%) VB6
11 3 (3.13%) PHP
12 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (76.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (67.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 87 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Tableau
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle