The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.44% 2.48% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 19.12% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 7
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,200 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £42,500 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 68 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.88% 12.95% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 57
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 9 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 18 (90.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) C++
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
9 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) WinForms
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) Selenium
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (15.00%) LINQ
11 3 (15.00%) Scrum
11 3 (15.00%) UNIX

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) WinForms
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) LINQ
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) WF
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Health Care + Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000, DOE Per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago