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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.07% 2.44% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.61% 16.84% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 23
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,200 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
142 95 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.44% 14.48% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 92
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 17 £33,250 +2.30% 4
Durham - 2 £32,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (91.89%) C#
2 28 (75.68%) .NET
3 27 (72.97%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
5 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
6 18 (48.65%) HTML
7 15 (40.54%) VB
7 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (37.84%) CSS
9 13 (35.14%) Windows
10 12 (32.43%) Web Services
10 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
11 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
12 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (24.32%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.62%) MVC
13 8 (21.62%) Ajax
14 7 (18.92%) Selenium
14 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (18.92%) HTML5
14 7 (18.92%) WinForms
14 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
15 6 (16.22%) IIS
15 6 (16.22%) jQuery
16 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.41%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 18 (48.65%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
7 8 (21.62%) Ajax
8 7 (18.92%) WinForms
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.92%) HTML5
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
10 5 (13.51%) WCF
10 5 (13.51%) MSMQ
10 5 (13.51%) ADO
11 3 (8.11%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) WPF
11 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (5.41%) REST
12 2 (5.41%) CSS3
12 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) EFT
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 4 (10.81%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) CRM
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Android Development
3 4 (10.81%) Image Processing
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) VB
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
6 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 5 (13.51%) Java
8 4 (10.81%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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