The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 10 30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 14.29% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - 88.89% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £24,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 9.92% 16.07% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £22,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,950 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
North East

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OOP
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft