The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.12% 3.08% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.25% 22.95% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 12
Average salary £33,250 £36,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.27% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,900 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £51,400 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Tyne and Wear

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

Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.68% 13.41% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 45
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) WinForms
9 7 (25.93%) Selenium
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 6 (22.22%) VB
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
11 5 (18.52%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Facilita Forecast
12 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
3 5 (18.52%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (7.41%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) WinForms
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.41%) JSON
9 2 (7.41%) LINQ
9 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) REST
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Image Processing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) VB
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £competitive
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