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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.07% 7.04% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.73% 35.51% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 23
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,479 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £70,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
110 138 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.55% 19.83% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 96 131 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Tyne and Wear -11 24 £46,250 +42.30% 5
Durham +5 12 £40,000 +42.85%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 73 (82.02%) SQL Server
2 63 (70.79%) .NET
3 56 (62.92%) SQL
4 53 (59.55%) C#
5 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
6 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
7 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
8 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (38.20%) MVC
10 30 (33.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (28.09%) Waterfall
12 22 (24.72%) Project Management
13 21 (23.60%) IIS
13 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (22.47%) SaaS
14 20 (22.47%) PHP
15 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
15 19 (21.35%) Use Case
15 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (19.10%) ERP
16 17 (19.10%) CSS
16 17 (19.10%) HTML
16 17 (19.10%) Product Management
16 17 (19.10%) Line Management
17 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (17.98%) Web Services
17 16 (17.98%) JIRA
18 15 (16.85%) QA
18 15 (16.85%) jQuery
18 15 (16.85%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (23.60%) IIS
2 14 (15.73%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.49%) CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Kentico
6 2 (2.25%) Node.js
6 2 (2.25%) Zimbra
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) SaaS
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (15.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) HTTP
1 14 (15.73%) SSL
2 10 (11.24%) Intranet
3 4 (4.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (82.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.48%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.25%) DTS
6 2 (2.25%) OLAP
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.98%) JIRA
3 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Firebug
4 1 (1.12%) MSTest
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.09%) C# Developer
4 22 (24.72%) Web Developer
5 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (21.35%) PHP Developer
5 19 (21.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 18 (20.22%) Software Developer
7 17 (19.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (14.61%) Lead Developer
9 11 (12.36%) HTML Developer
9 11 (12.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Lead C# Developer
9 11 (12.36%) SQL Developer
10 10 (11.24%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (10.11%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (8.99%) Lead Software Developer
12 8 (8.99%) Principal Developer
13 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (5.62%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.79%) .NET
2 45 (50.56%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.10%) CSS
3 17 (19.10%) HTML
4 16 (17.98%) Web Services
5 15 (16.85%) jQuery
6 14 (15.73%) REST
7 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
7 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (12.36%) HTML5
9 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.74%) Ajax
11 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.49%) CSS3
12 3 (3.37%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.37%) XML
13 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.12%) Castle Windsor
14 1 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.12%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.24%) Social Media
4 5 (5.62%) iPhone
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) NHS
6 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.25%) W3C
7 1 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.12%) Neural Network
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) MVC
3 25 (28.09%) Waterfall
4 22 (24.72%) Project Management
5 19 (21.35%) Use Case
6 17 (19.10%) ERP
6 17 (19.10%) Line Management
6 17 (19.10%) Product Management
7 15 (16.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.73%) CRM
8 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
8 14 (15.73%) Release Management
8 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
9 13 (14.61%) OO
10 10 (11.24%) Workflow
11 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.74%) SDLC
13 5 (5.62%) Mobile Development
13 5 (5.62%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) SQL
2 53 (59.55%) C#
3 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.47%) PHP
5 12 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.49%) Java
8 3 (3.37%) VB
9 2 (2.25%) VB6
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) HL7
3 1 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Sybase
3 5 (5.62%) Apple
4 2 (2.25%) Cerner
4 2 (2.25%) McKesson
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter
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