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 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 61 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.29% 4.01% 3.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.10% 27.66% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
124 94 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 18.93% 14.51% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 43
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £45,000 £60,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (92.59%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) Degree
3 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
3 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) Scrum
6 15 (55.56%) C++
6 15 (55.56%) PhD
6 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
6 15 (55.56%) Physics
7 14 (51.85%) Linux
8 13 (48.15%) Electronics
8 13 (48.15%) Python
8 13 (48.15%) Image Processing
9 11 (40.74%) Pattern Recognition
9 11 (40.74%) .NET
10 10 (37.04%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (29.63%) CSS
12 8 (29.63%) HTML
12 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
13 7 (25.93%) MVC
13 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
13 7 (25.93%) jQuery
14 6 (22.22%) Ajax
15 5 (18.52%) WinForms
16 4 (14.81%) Finance
17 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (48.15%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) WinForms
6 3 (11.11%) WPF
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) LINQ
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) Spring
8 1 (3.70%) JSF
8 1 (3.70%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Computer Science
2 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 15 (55.56%) Physics
3 10 (37.04%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Image Processing
4 11 (40.74%) Pattern Recognition
5 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Bug Management
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) C++
4 13 (48.15%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) R
7 2 (7.41%) C
8 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) PhD
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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