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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.27% 2.24% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.74% 14.49% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 12
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
135 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.77% 15.47% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 117 62 92
Average salary £35,000 £35,232 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,318 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 31 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 31 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
(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 +22 41 £40,000 +24.03% 6
Sunderland - 12 £32,500 - 2
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (64.29%) C#
4 48 (57.14%) SQL
5 39 (46.43%) Scrum
6 31 (36.90%) HTML
6 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
7 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 30 (35.71%) CSS
8 25 (29.76%) Degree
9 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
10 23 (27.38%) HTML5
11 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.00%) MVC
13 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
13 20 (23.81%) OO
14 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
15 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
15 18 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (20.24%) Office 365
16 17 (20.24%) Automotive
17 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
17 16 (19.05%) CRM
17 16 (19.05%) jQuery
17 16 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (17.86%) Migration
19 14 (16.67%) Content Management
19 14 (16.67%) MCPD

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 18 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 18 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (10.71%) IIS
4 7 (8.33%) CMS
5 5 (5.95%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) InfoPath
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.19%) MS Office
5 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.95%) Moq
2 5 (5.95%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.38%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.19%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.19%) JMeter
4 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 17 (20.24%) Automotive
3 13 (15.48%) Finance
4 5 (5.95%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (72.62%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) Software Developer
3 22 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (16.67%) Architect
4 14 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 14 (16.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Junior
6 8 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Graduate
7 7 (8.33%) Designer
8 6 (7.14%) SharePoint Designer
8 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 31 (36.90%) HTML
3 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (35.71%) CSS
4 23 (27.38%) HTML5
5 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
6 16 (19.05%) jQuery
7 14 (16.67%) Web Services
8 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (14.29%) XSLT
10 11 (13.10%) WinForms
10 11 (13.10%) Ajax
11 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
13 8 (9.52%) WPF
14 7 (8.33%) XML
14 7 (8.33%) CSS3
15 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (5.95%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Open Source
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) DTV
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) Scrum
3 21 (25.00%) MVC
4 20 (23.81%) OO
5 16 (19.05%) CRM
6 15 (17.86%) Migration
7 14 (16.67%) Content Management
8 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.33%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
10 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
10 5 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.57%) System Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Time Management
11 3 (3.57%) UML
11 3 (3.57%) OOP
12 2 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (2.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (64.29%) C#
2 48 (57.14%) SQL
3 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.14%) VB
7 5 (5.95%) Java
7 5 (5.95%) VB6
8 2 (2.38%) Delphi
8 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 24 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (16.67%) MCSD
3 14 (16.67%) MCPD
4 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (1.19%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £52000 - £53000 per annum + 4% Bonus , Work from home
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Wallsend, Tyne & Wear
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Salary: £15,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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