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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.44% 2.04% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 18.18% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
58 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 32.22% 11.22% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 11 12
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Durham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) Intranet
3 8 (72.73%) ERP
4 7 (63.64%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) CRM
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (36.36%) EDI
7 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) Sybase
7 4 (36.36%) MySQL
7 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Android
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Avaya
8 1 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya