The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.24% 1.99% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.36% 14.77% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 11
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 88 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.70% 13.48% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 75
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 11 £34,500 -13.75% 7
Durham - 4 £32,500 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (96.15%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (38.46%) Windows
9 9 (34.62%) CSS
9 9 (34.62%) VB
9 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
10 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 8 (30.77%) Linux
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (26.92%) Web Services
11 7 (26.92%) MVC
11 7 (26.92%) jQuery
11 7 (26.92%) HTML5
12 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
13 5 (19.23%) C++
13 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
13 5 (19.23%) CRM
13 5 (19.23%) WinForms
13 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
13 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
14 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (15.38%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (11.54%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (19.23%) WinForms
8 3 (11.54%) Ajax
8 3 (11.54%) LINQ
9 2 (7.69%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) CSS3
9 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.69%) ADO
9 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) EFT
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Android
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
3 4 (15.38%) Android Development
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.85%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) VB
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
7 3 (11.54%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Concept Personnel
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Concept Personnel
Salary: From £16,000 to £25,000 per annum Salary negotiable depending on exper
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Parkdean
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago