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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.46% 2.67% 4.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.20% 25.76% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 29
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £29,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £36,500
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
123 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.74% 10.36% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 114 63 82
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -9 27 £38,750 -13.88% 5
Kettering - 2 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
East Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (88.06%) C#
2 53 (79.10%) .NET
3 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
4 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
5 28 (41.79%) Windows
6 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
6 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (31.34%) CSS
7 21 (31.34%) HTML
8 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
8 20 (29.85%) SQL
8 20 (29.85%) Degree
9 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
10 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
10 18 (26.87%) Physics
11 17 (25.37%) MVC
12 16 (23.88%) PhD
12 16 (23.88%) jQuery
12 16 (23.88%) Games
12 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (22.39%) WPF
14 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (20.90%) OOD
15 13 (19.40%) LINQ
16 12 (17.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
17 11 (16.42%) CMS
18 10 (14.93%) C
18 10 (14.93%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (16.42%) CMS
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) DNN
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Lync
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) DTS
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (11.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.48%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.48%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Moq
General
1 16 (23.88%) Games
2 6 (8.96%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) .NET Developer
3 27 (40.30%) C# Developer
4 20 (29.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (25.37%) Software Developer
6 14 (20.90%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (16.42%) Software Engineer
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (14.93%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (14.93%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (13.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (11.94%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (8.96%) Research Scientist
11 6 (8.96%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (8.96%) Tester
11 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
11 6 (8.96%) Software Tester
12 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
13 4 (5.97%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (5.97%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (31.34%) CSS
3 21 (31.34%) HTML
4 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
5 16 (23.88%) jQuery
5 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (22.39%) WPF
7 13 (19.40%) LINQ
8 12 (17.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (13.43%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (13.43%) WinForms
11 6 (8.96%) Web Services
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (5.97%) XML
12 4 (5.97%) WCF
12 4 (5.97%) Ajax
13 3 (4.48%) XSLT
14 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Computer Science
2 18 (26.87%) Mathematics
2 18 (26.87%) Physics
3 6 (8.96%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) MVC
2 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) OOD
3 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.93%) Image Processing
5 6 (8.96%) UML
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) TDD
7 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.48%) ITSM
9 2 (2.99%) Workflow
9 2 (2.99%) OO
9 2 (2.99%) Content Management
9 2 (2.99%) Document Management
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
9 2 (2.99%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) C#
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) C
3 10 (14.93%) C++
4 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 16 (23.88%) PhD
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Sage
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