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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.72% 3.17% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.32% 22.22% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 11
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £50,200 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
111 72 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.73% 14.29% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 91 70 56
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 September 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 September 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 -5 17 £33,250 +2.30% 4
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
7 9 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) WinForms
9 7 (25.93%) Selenium
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 6 (22.22%) VB
11 5 (18.52%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
11 5 (18.52%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Facilita Forecast
12 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
3 5 (18.52%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (7.41%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) WinForms
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.41%) REST
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
9 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Image Processing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) VB
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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