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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 43 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.20% 4.41% 4.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.16% 39.68% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 25
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
138 63 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 19.91% 11.11% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 130 56 104
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,457
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 39 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Durham -1 2 £28,000 +6.66%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (72.13%) C#
2 43 (70.49%) SQL
3 41 (67.21%) .NET
4 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
5 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
7 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
8 21 (34.43%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) CSS
10 18 (29.51%) Scrum
10 18 (29.51%) Degree
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
12 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
12 15 (24.59%) Ajax
13 14 (22.95%) Automotive
13 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
14 13 (21.31%) Web Services
15 12 (19.67%) Windows
15 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
15 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (18.03%) jQuery
16 11 (18.03%) MCPD
16 11 (18.03%) VB
16 11 (18.03%) MCSD
16 11 (18.03%) OO
16 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
17 10 (16.39%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (16.39%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (13.11%) IIS
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (8.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
2 14 (22.95%) Automotive
3 10 (16.39%) Finance
4 9 (14.75%) Advertising
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
3 18 (29.51%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Graduate
5 5 (8.20%) Junior
5 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) CSS
5 15 (24.59%) Ajax
6 13 (21.31%) Web Services
7 11 (18.03%) jQuery
8 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.75%) HTML5
10 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (9.84%) WCF
11 6 (9.84%) WinForms
11 6 (9.84%) XML
12 4 (6.56%) WPF
12 4 (6.56%) ADO
12 4 (6.56%) MSMQ
12 4 (6.56%) CSS3
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (4.92%) SOAP
13 3 (4.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) EFT
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) UNIX
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Scrum
3 11 (18.03%) OO
4 9 (14.75%) MVC
4 9 (14.75%) CRM
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Content Management
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.92%) UML
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) ETL
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) C#
2 43 (70.49%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
5 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (18.03%) VB
7 4 (6.56%) VB6
7 4 (6.56%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (18.03%) MCPD
3 11 (18.03%) MCSD
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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