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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.44% 1.39% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.45% 10.28% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 15
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,002 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
188 107 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.00% 13.51% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 152 101 79
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +31 46 £32,750 -12.66% 3
Durham +2 8 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 99 (84.62%) .NET
2 70 (59.83%) C#
3 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (45.30%) Scrum
5 52 (44.44%) SQL
6 51 (43.59%) HTML
7 49 (41.88%) CSS
8 45 (38.46%) SharePoint
9 44 (37.61%) ASP.NET
9 44 (37.61%) SQL Server
10 35 (29.91%) JavaScript
10 35 (29.91%) Microsoft
10 35 (29.91%) HTML5
11 33 (28.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 33 (28.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (27.35%) Office 365
13 30 (25.64%) Degree
14 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (23.08%) XSLT
16 26 (22.22%) MVC
16 26 (22.22%) InfoPath
16 26 (22.22%) .NET Framework
17 24 (20.51%) OO
18 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (17.95%) Migration
19 21 (17.95%) Content Management
20 19 (16.24%) Finance
20 19 (16.24%) Web Services
21 18 (15.38%) CRM
21 18 (15.38%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 45 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 33 (28.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 33 (28.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (7.69%) CMS
3 9 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (4.27%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (22.22%) InfoPath
2 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.56%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.35%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Heroku
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Intranet
2 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (37.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.56%) MS Access
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.13%) MorphX
3 5 (4.27%) Moq
3 5 (4.27%) JIRA
3 5 (4.27%) NUnit
4 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.71%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.85%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Firebug
6 1 (0.85%) MSTest
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.85%) JMeter
6 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.26%) Automotive
4 6 (5.13%) Legal
5 4 (3.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (65.81%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Software Developer
3 27 (23.08%) Architect
4 23 (19.66%) .NET Developer
5 21 (17.95%) SharePoint Architect
6 19 (16.24%) SharePoint Designer
6 19 (16.24%) Designer
6 19 (16.24%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 19 (16.24%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (11.97%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.40%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Junior
9 8 (6.84%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (5.98%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Graduate
11 6 (5.13%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (84.62%) .NET
2 51 (43.59%) HTML
3 49 (41.88%) CSS
4 44 (37.61%) ASP.NET
5 35 (29.91%) HTML5
6 27 (23.08%) XSLT
7 26 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 19 (16.24%) Web Services
9 16 (13.68%) jQuery
10 14 (11.97%) WinForms
11 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (9.40%) Ajax
12 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (8.55%) WPF
14 8 (6.84%) Entity Framework
14 8 (6.84%) WCF
15 6 (5.13%) XHTML
15 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (4.27%) CSS3
16 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.30%) Scrum
3 26 (22.22%) MVC
4 24 (20.51%) OO
5 21 (17.95%) Migration
5 21 (17.95%) Content Management
6 18 (15.38%) CRM
7 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.40%) SDLC
9 10 (8.55%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.69%) Project Management
11 8 (6.84%) ERP
11 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.98%) Web Development
13 5 (4.27%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (3.42%) OOP
14 4 (3.42%) OOD
14 4 (3.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) C#
2 52 (44.44%) SQL
3 35 (29.91%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.68%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.84%) VB
7 6 (5.13%) X++
8 5 (4.27%) VB6
8 5 (4.27%) Java
9 3 (2.56%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Degree
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 12 (10.26%) MCSD
5 12 (10.26%) MCPD
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (0.85%) Avaya
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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