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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.34% 5.03% 3.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.04% 43.90% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 18
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,950 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £40,000
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
112 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.22% 11.45% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 109 39 88
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 £25,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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 -7 21 £34,500 +15.00% 6
Sunderland +10 16 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (66.67%) C#
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) .NET
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
5 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 17 (33.33%) Scrum
6 17 (33.33%) Degree
7 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
8 15 (29.41%) CSS
9 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
10 13 (25.49%) Automotive
11 11 (21.57%) OO
11 11 (21.57%) Ajax
11 11 (21.57%) jQuery
12 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
12 10 (19.61%) MCPD
12 10 (19.61%) MCSD
12 10 (19.61%) Windows
12 10 (19.61%) Finance
12 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
13 9 (17.65%) MVC
13 9 (17.65%) CRM
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
13 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.65%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 14 (27.45%) Manufacturing
2 13 (25.49%) Automotive
3 10 (19.61%) Finance
4 5 (9.80%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Graduate
4 5 (9.80%) Junior
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Junior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 17 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (29.41%) CSS
5 11 (21.57%) Ajax
5 11 (21.57%) jQuery
6 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 9 (17.65%) HTML5
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (11.76%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) WCF
10 4 (7.84%) WPF
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.84%) CSS3
11 3 (5.88%) LINQ
11 3 (5.88%) WinForms
11 3 (5.88%) SOAP
12 2 (3.92%) XSD
12 2 (3.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (21.57%) OO
4 9 (17.65%) CRM
4 9 (17.65%) MVC
5 7 (13.73%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Content Management
7 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.88%) UML
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.92%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
9 1 (1.96%) System Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
9 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) VB
6 4 (7.84%) VB6
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.61%) MCSD
3 10 (19.61%) MCPD
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
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