The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.43% 2.77% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.12% 19.67% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,200 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
66 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.83% 14.09% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 44
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Tyne and Wear

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (94.12%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) WinForms
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) C++
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) HTML5
10 3 (17.65%) Selenium
10 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (17.65%) Java
10 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (17.65%) VB
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) WinForms
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.88%) WF
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
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