The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.98% 4.07% 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.80% 36.59% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 16
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
122 41 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.48% 11.11% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 117 35 89
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £37,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 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
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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 +8 34 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Sunderland - 17 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 47 (67.14%) C#
3 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (62.86%) SQL
5 32 (45.71%) Scrum
6 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
7 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
7 24 (34.29%) HTML
7 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (34.29%) Degree
8 23 (32.86%) CSS
9 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 19 (27.14%) OO
12 18 (25.71%) Manufacturing
13 17 (24.29%) MVC
13 17 (24.29%) Automotive
13 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
14 15 (21.43%) jQuery
14 15 (21.43%) CRM
14 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 15 (21.43%) HTML5
15 14 (20.00%) Web Services
15 14 (20.00%) MCSD
15 14 (20.00%) Finance
15 14 (20.00%) MCPD
16 13 (18.57%) Migration
16 13 (18.57%) Windows
16 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
16 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (15.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (12.86%) IIS
4 7 (10.00%) CMS
5 5 (7.14%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.14%) NUnit
2 5 (7.14%) Moq
3 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) MSTest
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 18 (25.71%) Manufacturing
2 17 (24.29%) Automotive
3 14 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (7.14%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Software Developer
3 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (15.71%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) SharePoint Architect
4 11 (15.71%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Graduate
5 7 (10.00%) Junior
5 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) .NET
2 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
2 24 (34.29%) HTML
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 15 (21.43%) jQuery
5 15 (21.43%) HTML5
6 14 (20.00%) Web Services
7 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (17.14%) Ajax
9 10 (14.29%) WinForms
10 9 (12.86%) WPF
10 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.57%) WCF
12 6 (8.57%) XML
13 5 (7.14%) XSLT
13 5 (7.14%) RESTful
13 5 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) Scrum
3 19 (27.14%) OO
4 17 (24.29%) MVC
5 15 (21.43%) CRM
6 13 (18.57%) Migration
7 11 (15.71%) Content Management
8 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.71%) TDD
12 3 (4.29%) UML
12 3 (4.29%) OOP
12 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
13 2 (2.86%) System Testing
13 2 (2.86%) Test Strategy
13 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
13 2 (2.86%) Web Development
13 2 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) C#
2 44 (62.86%) SQL
3 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.00%) VB
7 5 (7.14%) VB6
8 3 (4.29%) Java
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (34.29%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) MCSD
2 14 (20.00%) MCPD
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) VCP4
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
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