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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 40 54
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.05% 4.38% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.60% 33.91% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 14
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
127 115 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.26% 12.92% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 111 116
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 £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -15 14 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (91.04%) C#
2 57 (85.07%) .NET
3 53 (79.10%) SQL Server
4 52 (77.61%) JavaScript
5 48 (71.64%) HTML
5 48 (71.64%) CSS
6 43 (64.18%) ASP.NET
7 35 (52.24%) VB.NET
8 31 (46.27%) jQuery
9 30 (44.78%) HTML5
10 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
11 28 (41.79%) SQL
12 27 (40.30%) WinForms
12 27 (40.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (35.82%) Mentoring
13 24 (35.82%) Coaching
13 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (32.84%) JSON
14 22 (32.84%) Windows
14 22 (32.84%) CSS3
15 21 (31.34%) T-SQL
15 21 (31.34%) Finance
16 19 (28.36%) MVC
17 18 (26.87%) Ajax
18 17 (25.37%) Data Validation
18 17 (25.37%) Validation
19 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
21 12 (17.91%) Degree
22 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
1 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (11.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (10.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) InfoPath
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (79.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Electronics
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) C# Developer
3 29 (43.28%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
5 17 (25.37%) .NET Developer
6 13 (19.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
9 8 (11.94%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (8.96%) Analyst
10 6 (8.96%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Architect
11 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Software Architect
11 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
13 3 (4.48%) Senior Applications Developer
14 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
14 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (85.07%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) HTML
2 48 (71.64%) CSS
3 43 (64.18%) ASP.NET
4 31 (46.27%) jQuery
5 30 (44.78%) HTML5
6 27 (40.30%) WinForms
7 22 (32.84%) JSON
7 22 (32.84%) CSS3
8 18 (26.87%) Ajax
9 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
10 11 (16.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (13.43%) Velocity
11 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.94%) XML
13 7 (10.45%) LINQ
13 7 (10.45%) RESTful
14 4 (5.97%) WCF
14 4 (5.97%) NHibernate
15 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) NHS
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.97%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (35.82%) Mentoring
1 24 (35.82%) Coaching
2 19 (28.36%) MVC
3 17 (25.37%) Validation
3 17 (25.37%) Data Validation
4 8 (11.94%) OO
5 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
7 4 (5.97%) TDD
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.48%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.99%) Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) Migration
10 1 (1.49%) Workflow
10 1 (1.49%) Web Design
10 1 (1.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) C#
2 52 (77.61%) JavaScript
3 35 (52.24%) VB.NET
4 28 (41.79%) SQL
5 21 (31.34%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.96%) VB
7 5 (7.46%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.97%) VB6
8 4 (5.97%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.46%) MCAD
4 3 (4.48%) MCP
5 1 (1.49%) PhD
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.49%) Telerik
2 1 (1.49%) Google
2 1 (1.49%) Nintex
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago