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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.76% 2.78% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.16% 17.69% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 14
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
149 130 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 19.68% 15.70% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127 99 86
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +2 22 £38,750 +13.97% 4
Durham -4 14 £40,000 +23.07%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 85 (86.73%) .NET
2 52 (53.06%) C#
3 50 (51.02%) SharePoint
4 48 (48.98%) SQL
5 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
6 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (44.90%) ASP.NET
8 37 (37.76%) HTML
9 33 (33.67%) CSS
10 30 (30.61%) Scrum
11 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
12 28 (28.57%) HTML5
13 26 (26.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (26.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (26.53%) XSLT
14 25 (25.51%) InfoPath
14 25 (25.51%) Office 365
15 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
16 20 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
17 17 (17.35%) DV Cleared
17 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
17 17 (17.35%) ERP
17 17 (17.35%) MVC
18 16 (16.33%) .NET Framework
18 16 (16.33%) Intranet
19 14 (14.29%) CRM
20 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
20 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
20 13 (13.27%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 50 (51.02%) SharePoint
2 26 (26.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 26 (26.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (8.16%) IIS
4 7 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.08%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.04%) Zimbra
6 2 (2.04%) Kentico
7 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) InfoPath
2 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.51%) Office 365
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) SaaS
3 5 (5.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Intranet
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.06%) MS Access
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) MorphX
3 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.02%) JMeter
5 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Firebug
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.02%) MSTest
5 1 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.02%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 30 (30.61%) Software Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Designer
3 21 (21.43%) SharePoint Designer
4 17 (17.35%) Architect
5 13 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.27%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 12 (12.24%) SharePoint Architect
7 8 (8.16%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.16%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Junior
10 3 (3.06%) Report Writer
10 3 (3.06%) Report Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (86.73%) .NET
2 44 (44.90%) ASP.NET
3 37 (37.76%) HTML
4 33 (33.67%) CSS
5 28 (28.57%) HTML5
6 26 (26.53%) XSLT
7 16 (16.33%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.24%) Web Services
9 9 (9.18%) XML
10 8 (8.16%) jQuery
11 7 (7.14%) WCF
12 6 (6.12%) EDI
12 6 (6.12%) WinForms
13 5 (5.10%) REST
14 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.06%) Silverlight
15 3 (3.06%) CSS3
15 3 (3.06%) XHTML
16 2 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Social Media
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.61%) Scrum
3 17 (17.35%) ERP
3 17 (17.35%) MVC
4 14 (14.29%) CRM
5 13 (13.27%) Migration
5 13 (13.27%) Content Management
5 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.22%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.14%) SDLC
7 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.14%) Project Management
7 7 (7.14%) OO
8 6 (6.12%) Workflow
9 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.10%) Release Management
9 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.08%) Line Management
10 4 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.06%) C#
2 48 (48.98%) SQL
3 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.16%) Java
6 5 (5.10%) X++
6 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.10%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) VB6
7 4 (4.08%) VB
8 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.06%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) SC Cleared
1 17 (17.35%) DV Cleared
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Sybase
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) Avaya
4 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.02%) HP
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