Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 79 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 196 240 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.92% 3.43% 4.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.66% 16.53% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 196 206 285
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,548 1,452 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.09% 20.74% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,392 1,255 1,411
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,025 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in West Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -22 116 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Wakefield +5 31 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Halifax +22 18 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Wetherby +5 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Bradford -19 9 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Huddersfield +5 6 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Ilkley - 6 £43,250 - 1
Castleford - 2 £39,000 -
Otley - 2 - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 173 (88.27%) C#
2 165 (84.18%) .NET
3 117 (59.69%) SQL
4 111 (56.63%) SQL Server
5 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (44.39%) MVC
7 78 (39.80%) Microsoft
8 61 (31.12%) WCF
9 60 (30.61%) JavaScript
10 58 (29.59%) ASP.NET
11 57 (29.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 54 (27.55%) .NET Framework
13 43 (21.94%) T-SQL
14 36 (18.37%) Web Services
14 36 (18.37%) jQuery
15 35 (17.86%) HTML
16 34 (17.35%) CSS
16 34 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (17.35%) Unit Testing
16 34 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (14.29%) VB.NET
19 25 (12.76%) XML
19 25 (12.76%) Law
20 24 (12.24%) Management Information System
20 24 (12.24%) SDLC
21 23 (11.73%) Self-Motivation
21 23 (11.73%) Component Testing
21 23 (11.73%) Software Engineering
21 23 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (2.55%) IIS
2 3 (1.53%) CMS
2 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) Marvel
3 2 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.51%) Drupal
4 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 57 (29.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (56.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.55%) MS Access
7 5 (2.55%) MySQL
8 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.51%) Adabas
11 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (4.08%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.57%) JIRA
6 4 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.53%) Selenium
8 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.51%) Subversion
9 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.76%) Law
2 20 (10.20%) Finance
3 13 (6.63%) Marketing
4 12 (6.12%) Retail
5 10 (5.10%) Advertising
6 6 (3.06%) Legal
7 4 (2.04%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (78.06%) Developer
2 112 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 66 (33.67%) C# Developer
4 54 (27.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (19.39%) SQL Developer
6 33 (16.84%) Software Developer
7 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (9.69%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (9.69%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.65%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (6.63%) Software Engineer
11 12 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (6.12%) Analyst
11 12 (6.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (6.12%) VB.NET Developer
12 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.59%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (4.59%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (84.18%) .NET
2 61 (31.12%) WCF
3 58 (29.59%) ASP.NET
4 54 (27.55%) .NET Framework
5 36 (18.37%) jQuery
5 36 (18.37%) Web Services
6 35 (17.86%) HTML
7 34 (17.35%) CSS
8 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (12.76%) XML
10 23 (11.73%) WPF
11 21 (10.71%) REST
12 16 (8.16%) JSON
13 15 (7.65%) Entity Framework
14 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (7.14%) WinForms
15 10 (5.10%) AngularJS
16 9 (4.59%) Kendo UI
17 7 (3.57%) Ajax
17 7 (3.57%) LLBLGen Pro
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.73%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.16%) NHS
4 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.57%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.04%) Social Media
10 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.53%) User Experience
11 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.51%) Fintech
12 1 (0.51%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.69%) Windows
2 5 (2.55%) Android
2 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.51%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.39%) MVC
3 34 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (17.35%) Unit Testing
4 24 (12.24%) SDLC
5 23 (11.73%) Component Testing
5 23 (11.73%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.73%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (10.20%) Scrum
7 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
8 15 (7.65%) ETL
9 10 (5.10%) Migration
10 9 (4.59%) CRUD
10 9 (4.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.59%) Workflow
11 8 (4.08%) API Integration
11 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.08%) ITIL
12 7 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (88.27%) C#
2 117 (59.69%) SQL
3 60 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 43 (21.94%) T-SQL
5 28 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.59%) VBA
7 8 (4.08%) VB
8 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.53%) Java
10 2 (1.02%) C++
10 2 (1.02%) PHP
10 2 (1.02%) Python
10 2 (1.02%) XAML
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) Natural
11 1 (0.51%) R
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.06%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.02%) ISEB
3 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.02%) Plesk
1 2 (1.02%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (39.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.61%) MuleSoft
2 11 (5.61%) webMethods
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle
4 4 (2.04%) Tableau
4 4 (2.04%) Talend
5 3 (1.53%) Google
6 2 (1.02%) Adobe
6 2 (1.02%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.51%) Nintex