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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.99% 3.80% 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.64% 29.36% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
118 109 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.05% 12.95% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 104 106 113
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram 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 26 February 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 -2 19 £40,000 - 2
Towcester - 3 £36,500 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 64 (92.75%) C#
2 58 (84.06%) .NET
3 56 (81.16%) SQL Server
4 52 (75.36%) JavaScript
5 48 (69.57%) HTML
5 48 (69.57%) CSS
6 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
7 35 (50.72%) VB.NET
8 33 (47.83%) jQuery
8 33 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (43.48%) HTML5
10 27 (39.13%) WinForms
11 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
12 24 (34.78%) Mentoring
12 24 (34.78%) Coaching
13 23 (33.33%) SQL
13 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (28.99%) CSS3
15 20 (28.99%) JSON
15 20 (28.99%) T-SQL
15 20 (28.99%) Windows
15 20 (28.99%) MVC
16 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
17 17 (24.64%) Ajax
17 17 (24.64%) Data Validation
17 17 (24.64%) Finance
17 17 (24.64%) Validation
18 15 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
1 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Server
1 11 (15.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (14.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) InfoPath
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (81.16%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
5 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Electronics
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (91.30%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) C# Developer
3 29 (42.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (28.99%) .NET Developer
5 19 (27.54%) Senior Developer
6 13 (18.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (14.49%) Analyst
10 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
10 8 (11.59%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Software Architect
11 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (7.25%) Architect
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
13 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
13 3 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
14 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Developer
14 2 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 48 (69.57%) CSS
2 48 (69.57%) HTML
3 44 (63.77%) ASP.NET
4 33 (47.83%) jQuery
5 30 (43.48%) HTML5
6 27 (39.13%) WinForms
7 20 (28.99%) JSON
7 20 (28.99%) CSS3
8 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
9 17 (24.64%) Ajax
10 15 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (15.94%) LINQ
13 10 (14.49%) RESTful
13 10 (14.49%) XML
14 9 (13.04%) Velocity
15 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (5.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) NHS
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Mentoring
1 24 (34.78%) Coaching
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) MVC
4 17 (24.64%) Validation
4 17 (24.64%) Data Validation
5 8 (11.59%) OO
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) Web Development
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
10 1 (1.45%) Migration
10 1 (1.45%) Scrum
10 1 (1.45%) Workflow
10 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.45%) Test Management
10 1 (1.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (92.75%) C#
2 52 (75.36%) JavaScript
3 35 (50.72%) VB.NET
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 20 (28.99%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.70%) VB
7 5 (7.25%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.80%) VB6
8 4 (5.80%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) MCAD
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Nintex
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