Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 76 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 216 248 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.17% 3.44% 3.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.82% 16.95% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 190 223 253
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 1,457 1,463 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.38% 20.27% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,286 1,306 1,541
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -7 135 £42,500 +8.97% 30
Wakefield +10 31 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Halifax +8 21 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bradford +1 10 £41,250 +17.86% 1
Castleford - 3 £39,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £37,500 - 1
Ilkley -1 2 £43,250 +23.57% 2
Otley - 2 - - 1
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 167 (77.31%) .NET
2 165 (76.39%) C#
3 154 (71.30%) SQL
4 124 (57.41%) SQL Server
5 119 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (47.22%) Microsoft
7 76 (35.19%) MVC
8 68 (31.48%) WCF
9 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
10 61 (28.24%) Web Services
10 61 (28.24%) ASP.NET
11 60 (27.78%) T-SQL
12 54 (25.00%) WPF
13 53 (24.54%) HTML
14 48 (22.22%) SDLC
15 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 46 (21.30%) .NET Framework
17 45 (20.83%) REST
18 43 (19.91%) Software Engineering
19 39 (18.06%) XML
19 39 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
20 38 (17.59%) CSS
21 37 (17.13%) Scrum
22 35 (16.20%) Unit Testing
23 32 (14.81%) Windows
24 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
26 28 (12.96%) Waterfall
26 28 (12.96%) WinForms
27 27 (12.50%) VB.NET

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 7 (3.24%) IIS
2 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) Marvel
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.46%) Drupal
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Google Play
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.17%) MySQL
7 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.31%) Spatial Data
9 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.39%) MS Access
10 3 (1.39%) Power BI
11 2 (0.93%) Adabas
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.48%) SpecFlow
4 13 (6.02%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.02%) JIRA
4 13 (6.02%) Subversion
5 12 (5.56%) Android Studio
6 10 (4.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (3.24%) Selenium
7 7 (3.24%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.39%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.39%) MSTest
10 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.93%) Moq
11 2 (0.93%) Protractor
11 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (12.04%) Law
2 24 (11.11%) Finance
3 12 (5.56%) Advertising
4 9 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.78%) Legal
6 5 (2.31%) Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (80.09%) Developer
2 108 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 68 (31.48%) C# Developer
4 65 (30.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (24.54%) SQL Developer
6 42 (19.44%) Senior Developer
6 42 (19.44%) Software Developer
7 32 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 31 (14.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 31 (14.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 21 (9.72%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (9.72%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 20 (9.26%) Software Engineer
11 18 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
12 17 (7.87%) ETL Developer
12 17 (7.87%) VB.NET Developer
13 16 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
13 16 (7.41%) Agile Developer
13 16 (7.41%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (77.31%) .NET
2 68 (31.48%) WCF
3 61 (28.24%) ASP.NET
3 61 (28.24%) Web Services
4 54 (25.00%) WPF
5 53 (24.54%) HTML
6 46 (21.30%) .NET Framework
7 45 (20.83%) REST
8 39 (18.06%) XML
9 38 (17.59%) CSS
10 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (12.96%) WinForms
12 21 (9.72%) SOAP
13 20 (9.26%) jQuery
14 17 (7.87%) JSON
15 15 (6.94%) Ajax
15 15 (6.94%) AngularJS
16 14 (6.48%) HTML5
17 11 (5.09%) Entity Framework
18 10 (4.63%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.02%) NHS
4 11 (5.09%) User Experience
5 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.31%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.39%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.46%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.81%) Windows
2 16 (7.41%) Android
3 13 (6.02%) Linux
4 12 (5.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.19%) MVC
3 48 (22.22%) SDLC
4 43 (19.91%) Software Engineering
5 37 (17.13%) Scrum
6 35 (16.20%) Unit Testing
7 28 (12.96%) Waterfall
8 24 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 23 (10.65%) Component Testing
9 23 (10.65%) ETL
9 23 (10.65%) OO
10 20 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.33%) SOA
12 17 (7.87%) Data Integration
13 16 (7.41%) UML
14 15 (6.94%) Sequence Diagram
15 12 (5.56%) Analytics
15 12 (5.56%) Migration
15 12 (5.56%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 165 (76.39%) C#
2 154 (71.30%) SQL
3 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
4 60 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 27 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 24 (11.11%) Java
7 15 (6.94%) C++
8 13 (6.02%) Python
9 11 (5.09%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.31%) C
10 5 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.31%) VBA
11 3 (1.39%) VB
11 3 (1.39%) XAML
12 2 (0.93%) NATURAL
12 2 (0.93%) PHP
12 2 (0.93%) RPG
12 2 (0.93%) VB6
13 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (9.72%) Degree
2 4 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.93%) ISEB
3 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) Plesk
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.87%) Oracle
3 12 (5.56%) Tableau
3 12 (5.56%) Talend
4 7 (3.24%) DevExpress
4 7 (3.24%) SAP
5 5 (2.31%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) IBM
6 2 (0.93%) QAD
7 1 (0.46%) Apple
7 1 (0.46%) Nintex
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore