The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.11% 3.25% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.50% 24.19% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £23,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
129 124 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.61% 13.45% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 113 114 62
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £55,000
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 Northamptonshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 19 £40,000 -
Kettering -3 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 31 (93.94%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) Degree
5 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
5 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
7 16 (48.48%) .NET
7 16 (48.48%) C++
7 16 (48.48%) PhD
7 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
7 16 (48.48%) Physics
8 15 (45.45%) Scrum
8 15 (45.45%) Linux
9 14 (42.42%) HTML
9 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
9 14 (42.42%) CSS
9 14 (42.42%) Python
9 14 (42.42%) Electronics
9 14 (42.42%) Image Processing
10 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
11 12 (36.36%) Pattern Recognition
12 11 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (27.27%) jQuery
14 7 (21.21%) MVC
14 7 (21.21%) WinForms
14 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (42.42%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Software Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) C# Developer
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (24.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Web Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) WinForms
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 6 (18.18%) LINQ
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
8 4 (12.12%) CSS3
8 4 (12.12%) JSON
9 3 (9.09%) WPF
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
11 1 (3.03%) Spring
11 1 (3.03%) JSF
11 1 (3.03%) JSP
11 1 (3.03%) Struts
11 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
2 16 (48.48%) Physics
3 11 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 14 (42.42%) Image Processing
5 12 (36.36%) Pattern Recognition
6 7 (21.21%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Web Design
9 1 (3.03%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) C++
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) Python
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) R
6 2 (6.06%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.03%) Telerik
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