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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.76% 4.21% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.80% 27.66% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
125 94 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.97% 15.21% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 110 91 65
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) HTML
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) jQuery
7 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
8 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 8 (29.63%) HTML5
9 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
9 8 (29.63%) Physics
9 8 (29.63%) Python
9 8 (29.63%) PhD
9 8 (29.63%) C++
9 8 (29.63%) MVC
9 8 (29.63%) Electronics
10 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
10 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
10 7 (25.93%) Ajax
11 6 (22.22%) JSON
11 6 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (18.52%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (29.63%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Programmer
10 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.93%) Ajax
7 6 (22.22%) JSON
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) WinForms
8 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) LINQ
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.41%) XML
11 1 (3.70%) SAML
11 1 (3.70%) JMS
11 1 (3.70%) JSP
11 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
2 8 (29.63%) Physics
3 5 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Pattern Recognition
4 6 (22.22%) Image Processing
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) PhD
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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