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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.13% 3.73% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.25% 21.95% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
112 82 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.61% 17.01% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 102 76 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Northampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 59 (96.72%) C#
2 56 (91.80%) SQL Server
3 49 (80.33%) .NET
3 49 (80.33%) JavaScript
4 45 (73.77%) HTML
4 45 (73.77%) CSS
5 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
6 35 (57.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (49.18%) jQuery
7 30 (49.18%) HTML5
8 29 (47.54%) VB.NET
9 25 (40.98%) Coaching
10 24 (39.34%) Mentoring
10 24 (39.34%) WinForms
11 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (36.07%) SQL
11 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
12 21 (34.43%) Windows
12 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
12 21 (34.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (32.79%) CSS3
13 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
13 20 (32.79%) JSON
14 18 (29.51%) MVC
14 18 (29.51%) Finance
15 17 (27.87%) Validation
15 17 (27.87%) Data Validation
16 16 (26.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.03%) CMS
2 11 (18.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (16.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) InfoPath
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (91.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (34.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
5 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.64%) DTS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (57.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 31 (50.82%) C# Developer
3 29 (47.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (31.15%) Senior Developer
5 17 (27.87%) .NET Developer
6 13 (21.31%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (21.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (18.03%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (16.39%) Analyst
9 9 (14.75%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (13.11%) Software Developer
11 5 (8.20%) Architect
11 5 (8.20%) Software Architect
11 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
12 3 (4.92%) Senior Applications Developer
13 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (3.28%) VB.NET Developer
13 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (80.33%) .NET
2 45 (73.77%) CSS
2 45 (73.77%) HTML
3 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
4 30 (49.18%) jQuery
4 30 (49.18%) HTML5
5 24 (39.34%) WinForms
6 20 (32.79%) .NET Framework
6 20 (32.79%) JSON
6 20 (32.79%) CSS3
7 16 (26.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (22.95%) Ajax
9 12 (19.67%) LINQ
10 10 (16.39%) RESTful
10 10 (16.39%) XML
11 9 (14.75%) Velocity
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Coaching
2 24 (39.34%) Mentoring
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) MVC
5 17 (27.87%) Validation
5 17 (27.87%) Data Validation
6 5 (8.20%) TDD
6 5 (8.20%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) C#
2 49 (80.33%) JavaScript
3 29 (47.54%) VB.NET
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Sage
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