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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 60 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.92% 5.18% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.88% 36.26% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 5
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
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
101 91 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.13% 14.29% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 91 88 81
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 21 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Northampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 48 (96.00%) C#
2 42 (84.00%) .NET
3 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
4 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (70.00%) HTML
5 35 (70.00%) CSS
6 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
7 27 (54.00%) VB.NET
8 24 (48.00%) SQL
9 23 (46.00%) HTML5
10 21 (42.00%) jQuery
10 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (42.00%) WinForms
11 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (40.00%) Windows
12 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (38.00%) Mentoring
12 19 (38.00%) Coaching
13 18 (36.00%) CSS3
13 18 (36.00%) JSON
14 17 (34.00%) Finance
15 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
16 15 (30.00%) MVC
17 13 (26.00%) Validation
17 13 (26.00%) Ajax
17 13 (26.00%) Data Validation
18 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
19 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
20 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (46.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
6 10 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (18.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.00%) Architect
10 5 (10.00%) Software Architect
10 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
11 4 (8.00%) Analyst
11 4 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
12 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
13 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) HTML
2 35 (70.00%) CSS
3 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET
4 23 (46.00%) HTML5
5 21 (42.00%) jQuery
5 21 (42.00%) WinForms
6 18 (36.00%) JSON
6 18 (36.00%) CSS3
7 13 (26.00%) Ajax
8 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
10 7 (14.00%) Velocity
10 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.00%) LINQ
12 5 (10.00%) XML
13 4 (8.00%) RESTful
14 3 (6.00%) WCF
14 3 (6.00%) NHibernate
15 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 3 (6.00%) Physics
4 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (38.00%) Coaching
3 15 (30.00%) MVC
4 13 (26.00%) Validation
4 13 (26.00%) Data Validation
5 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (10.00%) Scrum
5 5 (10.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Web Development
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Web Design
9 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) C#
2 38 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (54.00%) VB.NET
4 24 (48.00%) SQL
5 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) MCP
2 3 (6.00%) PhD
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.00%) Telerik
2 1 (2.00%) Google
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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