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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 11.01% 1.79% 6.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.29% 15.38% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 8
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
35 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 32.11% 11.61% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 20
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,092 £28,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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 -4 1 £35,000 +25.00%
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) PHP
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter
7 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) Social Media
7 2 (7.69%) Node.js
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) CMS
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.69%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) PHP Developer
2 19 (73.08%) PHP Web Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) ADO
4 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) OO
1 4 (15.38%) OOP
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) MSF
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) UML
4 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase