The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.60% 4.88% 3.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 35.29% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 19
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
175 85 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.00% 13.82% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 149 81 107
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,752 £27,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,732 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the North East

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the North East

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -12 28 £32,500 - 4
Durham -2 5 £42,500 +61.90%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 46 (80.70%) SQL
2 44 (77.19%) C#
3 38 (66.67%) .NET
4 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
5 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) HTML
7 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
8 20 (35.09%) CSS
9 19 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 18 (31.58%) VB
10 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (28.07%) Web Services
12 15 (26.32%) Windows
12 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
12 15 (26.32%) Ajax
12 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
13 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
15 12 (21.05%) CRM
15 12 (21.05%) Degree
16 11 (19.30%) Dynamics AX
16 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
16 11 (19.30%) OO
16 11 (19.30%) Advertising
17 10 (17.54%) IIS
17 10 (17.54%) jQuery
17 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
17 10 (17.54%) HTML5
18 9 (15.79%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
3 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (12.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
3 6 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 6 (10.53%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (3.51%) MSTest
4 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.30%) Advertising
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Automotive
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Electronics
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Graduate
6 5 (8.77%) Junior
6 5 (8.77%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (66.67%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) HTML
3 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
4 20 (35.09%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) Web Services
6 15 (26.32%) Ajax
7 10 (17.54%) jQuery
7 10 (17.54%) HTML5
8 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
9 6 (10.53%) WCF
9 6 (10.53%) XML
9 6 (10.53%) MSMQ
9 6 (10.53%) ADO
9 6 (10.53%) WinForms
10 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.02%) WPF
11 3 (5.26%) SOAP
11 3 (5.26%) CSS3
12 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) EFT
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) CRM
3 11 (19.30%) OO
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.26%) OOP
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) TDD
9 2 (3.51%) UML
9 2 (3.51%) ETL
9 2 (3.51%) Coaching
9 2 (3.51%) Android Development
9 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) SQL
2 44 (77.19%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 18 (31.58%) VB
5 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.28%) Java
8 6 (10.53%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) VB6
10 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) MCPD
3 6 (10.53%) MCSD
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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