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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.43% 3.54% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.93% 22.55% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
183 102 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.26% 15.69% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 143 100 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -29 14 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Durham - 3 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (94.74%) C#
2 30 (78.95%) .NET
3 28 (73.68%) SQL
4 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
5 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
6 21 (55.26%) HTML
6 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
7 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (44.74%) VB
9 15 (39.47%) CSS
10 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
11 12 (31.58%) Web Services
11 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (28.95%) MVC
13 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
14 9 (23.68%) IIS
14 9 (23.68%) Windows
14 9 (23.68%) Ajax
15 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
15 8 (21.05%) WCF
15 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
16 7 (18.42%) Java
16 7 (18.42%) CRM
16 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
16 7 (18.42%) Selenium
16 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (18.42%) HTML5
17 6 (15.79%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (23.68%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
3 5 (13.16%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (5.26%) MSTest
4 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 8 (21.05%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 6 (15.79%) jQuery
9 6 (15.79%) WinForms
9 6 (15.79%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) MSMQ
10 5 (13.16%) ADO
11 4 (10.53%) SOAP
11 4 (10.53%) WPF
12 3 (7.89%) JSON
12 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) EFT
3 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) MVC
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) CRM
3 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Android Development
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 28 (73.68%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) VB
4 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 7 (18.42%) Java
8 5 (13.16%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.26%) VB6
10 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
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