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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 69 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.24% 1.43% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.20% 10.59% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 9 22
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £34,942
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
176 85 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.56% 13.47% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 156 77 104
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,972 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +27 55 £34,250 +14.16% 9
Northumberland - 5 £30,000 - 1
Durham - 4 £38,750 - 4
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 81 (77.88%) .NET
2 71 (68.27%) C#
3 58 (55.77%) SQL
3 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 39 (37.50%) Scrum
6 38 (36.54%) HTML
6 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
7 37 (35.58%) CSS
8 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
9 33 (31.73%) SharePoint
9 33 (31.73%) Degree
10 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 25 (24.04%) OO
11 25 (24.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (23.08%) MVC
13 23 (22.12%) HTML5
14 22 (21.15%) .NET Framework
15 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
16 20 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (18.27%) Web Services
17 19 (18.27%) CRM
18 18 (17.31%) Finance
18 18 (17.31%) Manufacturing
18 18 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
19 17 (16.35%) Windows
19 17 (16.35%) Automotive
19 17 (16.35%) Office 365
20 16 (15.38%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 33 (31.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (17.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (10.58%) IIS
5 9 (8.65%) CMS
6 5 (4.81%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) InfoPath
2 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.73%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.88%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.96%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.81%) Moq
2 5 (4.81%) NUnit
2 5 (4.81%) MorphX
3 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.92%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.96%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.96%) JMeter
4 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
1 18 (17.31%) Manufacturing
2 17 (16.35%) Automotive
3 7 (6.73%) Advertising
4 5 (4.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (72.12%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 28 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 19 (18.27%) Architect
5 14 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.46%) SharePoint Architect
5 14 (13.46%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 13 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Junior
7 8 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Designer
8 7 (6.73%) Graduate
8 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Designer
10 5 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (77.88%) .NET
2 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
2 38 (36.54%) HTML
3 37 (35.58%) CSS
4 23 (22.12%) HTML5
5 22 (21.15%) .NET Framework
6 19 (18.27%) Web Services
7 16 (15.38%) jQuery
8 15 (14.42%) Ajax
9 13 (12.50%) WinForms
9 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (11.54%) XSLT
11 11 (10.58%) WPF
12 10 (9.62%) WCF
13 9 (8.65%) Entity Framework
14 7 (6.73%) CSS3
14 7 (6.73%) XML
15 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (4.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.88%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.92%) EFT
6 1 (0.96%) DTV
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Scrum
3 25 (24.04%) OO
4 24 (23.08%) MVC
5 19 (18.27%) CRM
6 15 (14.42%) Migration
7 14 (13.46%) Content Management
8 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.73%) Web Development
10 7 (6.73%) Project Management
11 6 (5.77%) OOP
12 5 (4.81%) Test Scripting
12 5 (4.81%) TDD
12 5 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (2.88%) UML
13 3 (2.88%) System Testing
13 3 (2.88%) Time Management
13 3 (2.88%) ERP
13 3 (2.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.27%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.62%) VB
7 5 (4.81%) Java
7 5 (4.81%) VB6
7 5 (4.81%) X++
8 2 (1.92%) Delphi
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (31.73%) Degree
2 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.46%) MCSD
3 14 (13.46%) MCPD
4 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) HP
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
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