The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.33% 2.74% 4.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.77% 26.09% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 26
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
122 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.02% 10.50% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 116 66 79
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
East Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -12 25 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Kettering - 2 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 59 (89.39%) C#
2 52 (78.79%) .NET
3 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
4 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (43.94%) Windows
6 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
7 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (33.33%) Degree
9 20 (30.30%) CSS
9 20 (30.30%) HTML
9 20 (30.30%) SQL
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
10 19 (28.79%) Physics
11 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 17 (25.76%) Games
12 17 (25.76%) PhD
13 16 (24.24%) MVC
13 16 (24.24%) WPF
13 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (22.73%) jQuery
14 15 (22.73%) OOD
15 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
17 12 (18.18%) LINQ
18 11 (16.67%) C++
18 11 (16.67%) C
18 11 (16.67%) Image Processing
18 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (15.15%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.55%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) Moq
General
1 17 (25.76%) Games
2 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 29 (43.94%) .NET Developer
3 28 (42.42%) C# Developer
4 21 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (27.27%) Software Developer
6 15 (22.73%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Software Engineer
8 11 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Research Scientist
11 6 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
11 6 (9.09%) Tester
11 6 (9.09%) Software Tester
12 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
13 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (78.79%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 20 (30.30%) HTML
4 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 16 (24.24%) WPF
5 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (22.73%) jQuery
7 12 (18.18%) LINQ
8 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (13.64%) WinForms
11 8 (12.12%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (7.58%) Web Services
13 4 (6.06%) XML
13 4 (6.06%) WCF
13 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 3 (4.55%) Ajax
14 3 (4.55%) XSLT
15 1 (1.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Computer Science
2 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
2 19 (28.79%) Physics
3 6 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) MVC
2 15 (22.73%) OOD
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 6 (9.09%) UML
7 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Web Development
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 3 (4.55%) ITSM
10 2 (3.03%) OO
10 2 (3.03%) Scrum
10 2 (3.03%) Content Management
10 2 (3.03%) Document Management
10 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.03%) Workflow
10 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.52%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) C#
2 20 (30.30%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) C++
4 11 (16.67%) C
5 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
2 17 (25.76%) PhD
3 4 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
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