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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.07% 2.06% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.39% 15.32% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 12
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
165 111 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 20.99% 13.45% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 134 87 82
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 24 £50,000 +49.25% 6
Durham -14 8 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (88.89%) .NET
2 67 (62.04%) C#
3 65 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (47.22%) SharePoint
5 49 (45.37%) HTML
6 47 (43.52%) CSS
6 47 (43.52%) Scrum
7 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 44 (40.74%) SQL
9 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
10 33 (30.56%) HTML5
11 32 (29.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 32 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 31 (28.70%) XSLT
12 31 (28.70%) Office 365
13 30 (27.78%) InfoPath
14 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
15 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (23.15%) MVC
17 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
18 22 (20.37%) SC Cleared
18 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
19 20 (18.52%) Degree
19 20 (18.52%) CRM
20 19 (17.59%) Web Services
20 19 (17.59%) Migration
21 18 (16.67%) Content Management
22 17 (15.74%) DV Cleared
22 17 (15.74%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (47.22%) SharePoint
2 32 (29.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 32 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 9 (8.33%) CMS
4 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.63%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (27.78%) InfoPath
2 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.78%) MS Office
4 3 (2.78%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.70%) Office 365
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) SaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Intranet
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.56%) MorphX
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
3 5 (4.63%) NUnit
3 5 (4.63%) Moq
4 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Firebug
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.93%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.56%) Legal
4 4 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (66.67%) Developer
2 33 (30.56%) Software Developer
3 24 (22.22%) Architect
4 21 (19.44%) Designer
4 21 (19.44%) SharePoint Designer
5 18 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
5 18 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 18 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (12.96%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 13 (12.04%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (5.56%) Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (88.89%) .NET
2 49 (45.37%) HTML
3 47 (43.52%) CSS
4 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
5 33 (30.56%) HTML5
6 31 (28.70%) XSLT
7 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
8 19 (17.59%) Web Services
9 15 (13.89%) WinForms
10 11 (10.19%) WPF
10 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (9.26%) jQuery
11 10 (9.26%) XML
12 9 (8.33%) WCF
13 7 (6.48%) Entity Framework
13 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (5.56%) XHTML
14 6 (5.56%) EDI
15 5 (4.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) Scrum
3 25 (23.15%) MVC
4 20 (18.52%) CRM
5 19 (17.59%) Migration
6 18 (16.67%) Content Management
7 17 (15.74%) OO
8 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
9 13 (12.04%) ERP
10 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.19%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.33%) Project Management
12 9 (8.33%) SDLC
13 7 (6.48%) OOD
13 7 (6.48%) Web Development
14 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
15 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
15 4 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.04%) C#
2 44 (40.74%) SQL
3 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.33%) Java
6 8 (7.41%) VB
7 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.56%) X++
9 5 (4.63%) VB6
10 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) SC Cleared
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.52%) Degree
3 17 (15.74%) DV Cleared
4 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) MCSD
5 4 (3.70%) MCPD
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (1.85%) Avaya
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
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