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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.07% 5.41% 2.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.34% 35.29% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £16,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £50,000 £38,884
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
163 68 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.55% 15.32% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 139 67 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,915 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -18 14 £32,500 +4.00% 5
Sunderland +6 11 £32,500 - 2
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (73.81%) C#
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) .NET
3 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (38.10%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) CSS
7 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (28.57%) Degree
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
10 10 (23.81%) VB
10 10 (23.81%) jQuery
11 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
11 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
11 9 (21.43%) MVC
11 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 9 (21.43%) OO
12 8 (19.05%) CRM
12 8 (19.05%) Ajax
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
12 8 (19.05%) Automotive
12 8 (19.05%) HTML5
12 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium
13 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 6 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Graduate
6 4 (9.52%) Junior
6 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Photoshop Designer
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 14 (33.33%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) jQuery
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 8 (19.05%) Ajax
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) WCF
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (9.52%) WPF
12 3 (7.14%) WinForms
12 3 (7.14%) SOAP
12 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
3 8 (19.05%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) OOP
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) UML
7 2 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C#
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.81%) VB
4 9 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) VB6
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) MCPD
3 5 (11.90%) MCSD
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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