The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.85% 8.33% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.32% 52.94% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £26,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Development Applications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 18.45% 15.74% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £31,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Durham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Durham

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 £28,000 -
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) MDX
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 2 (28.57%) MDX
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware