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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.78% 5.38% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.57% 33.33% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 10
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +35.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £50,500 £40,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
121 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.01% 16.13% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 98 59 68
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,229
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
7 13 (41.94%) CSS
7 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
8 12 (38.71%) Windows
9 10 (32.26%) VB
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
10 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
11 8 (25.81%) HTML5
11 8 (25.81%) Ajax
11 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
11 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (25.81%) OO
12 7 (22.58%) CRM
12 7 (22.58%) Web Services
12 7 (22.58%) Java
12 7 (22.58%) Selenium
12 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
2 6 (19.35%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.45%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Graduate
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Junior
4 4 (12.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (25.81%) Ajax
6 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) WPF
11 3 (9.68%) WinForms
11 3 (9.68%) SOAP
11 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.45%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (6.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) VB
5 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) VB6
8 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
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