The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.74% 3.56% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.61% 26.09% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 10
Average salary £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £22,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £44,800 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Development Applications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 92 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.99% 13.65% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northampton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Northampton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Northampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 30 (93.75%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) Degree
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Computer Science
6 17 (53.13%) C++
7 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (50.00%) PhD
7 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 16 (50.00%) Physics
7 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (46.88%) Scrum
8 15 (46.88%) .NET
8 15 (46.88%) Linux
9 14 (43.75%) Python
9 14 (43.75%) Electronics
9 14 (43.75%) Image Processing
10 12 (37.50%) Pattern Recognition
11 11 (34.38%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (34.38%) HTML
11 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
11 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
11 11 (34.38%) CSS
12 8 (25.00%) WinForms
13 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (18.75%) LINQ
14 6 (18.75%) jQuery
14 6 (18.75%) MVC
15 5 (15.63%) CMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (43.75%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 16 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) WinForms
4 6 (18.75%) LINQ
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) WPF
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) JSF
8 1 (3.13%) JPA
8 1 (3.13%) OAuth
8 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Computer Science
2 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (50.00%) Physics
3 11 (34.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) Image Processing
5 12 (37.50%) Pattern Recognition
6 6 (18.75%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 1 (3.13%) OO
9 1 (3.13%) Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Open Source
9 1 (3.13%) MSF
9 1 (3.13%) TDD
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 17 (53.13%) C++
4 14 (43.75%) Python
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) R
8 2 (6.25%) C
9 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) PhD
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCAD
3 1 (3.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik
2 1 (3.13%) Typemock
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle