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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 60 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 129 181 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.57% 4.07% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.25% 19.61% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 108 120 127
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 748 923 702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.70% 20.76% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 651 754 602
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 90 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Wakefield +12 11 £40,000 +45.45%
Halifax -1 6 £40,000 -
Bradford -9 6 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Wetherby - 3 £40,000 -
Huddersfield -11 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Keighley - 1 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 186 (72.94%) .NET
2 168 (65.88%) C#
3 152 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (56.08%) SQL Server
5 123 (48.24%) SQL
6 109 (42.75%) MVC
7 98 (38.43%) Microsoft
8 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 79 (30.98%) ASP.NET
10 75 (29.41%) HTML
11 67 (26.27%) Software Engineering
11 67 (26.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 66 (25.88%) Scrum
13 64 (25.10%) Windows
14 59 (23.14%) WCF
15 54 (21.18%) Web Services
16 49 (19.22%) JIRA
17 47 (18.43%) Finance
18 46 (18.04%) CSS
19 44 (17.25%) SDLC
20 41 (16.08%) Oracle
21 39 (15.29%) .NET Framework
22 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
23 36 (14.12%) MS Excel
24 35 (13.73%) XML
24 35 (13.73%) IIS
24 35 (13.73%) T-SQL
24 35 (13.73%) Mentoring
25 34 (13.33%) Git (software)
25 34 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 35 (13.73%) IIS
2 17 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.53%) EPiServer
4 8 (3.14%) CMS
5 7 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.35%) Confluence
6 6 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.57%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) Mule
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.84%) PaaS
2 20 (7.84%) SaaS
3 7 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.10%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.75%) HTTP
3 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) SMTP
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (56.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.88%) MySQL
7 9 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.75%) Power BI
8 7 (2.75%) SSDT
9 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.57%) PowerPivot
10 3 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 67 (26.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (19.22%) JIRA
3 34 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.84%) JMeter
4 20 (7.84%) LoadRunner
5 16 (6.27%) Android Studio
5 16 (6.27%) Eclipse
5 16 (6.27%) Subversion
6 15 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.10%) Selenium
8 12 (4.71%) Gatling
8 12 (4.71%) Maven
9 10 (3.92%) NuGet
10 8 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.75%) NetBeans
12 6 (2.35%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
15 3 (1.18%) FitNesse
General
1 47 (18.43%) Finance
2 19 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Law
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (56.86%) Developer
2 96 (37.65%) .NET Developer
3 41 (16.08%) C# Developer
4 40 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 28 (10.98%) Senior Developer
7 27 (10.59%) Software Developer
8 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (8.63%) Technical Leader
10 20 (7.84%) Analyst
11 17 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (5.10%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.71%) .NET Web Developer
14 12 (4.71%) Test Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) Performance Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) Performance Test Engineer
16 10 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (72.94%) .NET
2 79 (30.98%) ASP.NET
3 75 (29.41%) HTML
4 59 (23.14%) WCF
5 54 (21.18%) Web Services
6 46 (18.04%) CSS
7 39 (15.29%) .NET Framework
8 35 (13.73%) XML
9 23 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (8.24%) Entity Framework
10 21 (8.24%) HTML5
11 20 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.49%) Sass
12 14 (5.49%) SOAP
13 13 (5.10%) AngularJS
13 13 (5.10%) Raphaël
13 13 (5.10%) RequireJS
13 13 (5.10%) WinForms
14 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.02%) User Experience
3 19 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.71%) e-Learning
5 7 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.96%) W3C
7 1 (0.39%) Blog
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.10%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) Linux
3 16 (6.27%) Android
3 16 (6.27%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (6.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 9 (3.53%) Windows Phone
4 9 (3.53%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (2.35%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.75%) MVC
3 67 (26.27%) Software Engineering
4 66 (25.88%) Scrum
5 44 (17.25%) SDLC
6 35 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 31 (12.16%) TDD
8 29 (11.37%) OO
9 22 (8.63%) Data Integration
10 20 (7.84%) Web Development
11 18 (7.06%) Security Architecture
11 18 (7.06%) Waterfall
12 16 (6.27%) BDD
13 14 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.49%) Front End Development
14 13 (5.10%) Analytics
14 13 (5.10%) SOA
15 12 (4.71%) Data Modelling
15 12 (4.71%) Integration Testing
15 12 (4.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 168 (65.88%) C#
2 123 (48.24%) SQL
3 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.73%) T-SQL
5 26 (10.20%) Java
6 24 (9.41%) C++
7 23 (9.02%) C
8 22 (8.63%) Python
9 18 (7.06%) VB.NET
10 13 (5.10%) Scala
11 12 (4.71%) VB
12 11 (4.31%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.14%) VB6
14 2 (0.78%) PHP
15 1 (0.39%) F#
15 1 (0.39%) Groovy
15 1 (0.39%) Perl
15 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.02%) Degree
2 14 (5.49%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.71%) ISEB
4 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.78%) MCITP
6 2 (0.78%) MCTS
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.94%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Docker
1 6 (2.35%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 98 (38.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.08%) Oracle
3 8 (3.14%) HP
4 6 (2.35%) IBM
4 6 (2.35%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.96%) Adobe
5 5 (1.96%) OpenText
6 2 (0.78%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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