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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.89% 1.73% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.15% 12.22% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 12
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -13.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
108 90 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.14% 14.15% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 92 73 59
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 25 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Sunderland - 4 £50,000 - 1
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (86.59%) .NET
2 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (57.32%) Scrum
4 45 (54.88%) C#
5 44 (53.66%) HTML
6 42 (51.22%) CSS
7 33 (40.24%) SharePoint
7 33 (40.24%) HTML5
8 32 (39.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (39.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 31 (37.80%) Office 365
9 31 (37.80%) XSLT
10 30 (36.59%) SQL
10 30 (36.59%) InfoPath
11 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
12 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
13 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
13 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
13 22 (26.83%) SC Cleared
13 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
14 21 (25.61%) MVC
15 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
16 19 (23.17%) Migration
17 18 (21.95%) Content Management
17 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
19 15 (18.29%) WinForms
20 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (15.85%) Oracle
21 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (40.24%) SharePoint
2 32 (39.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 32 (39.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
4 7 (8.54%) CMS
5 5 (6.10%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) InfoPath
2 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.22%) MS Office
5 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.80%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 3 (3.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
1 3 (3.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.66%) MS Access
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Moq
2 5 (6.10%) NUnit
3 4 (4.88%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.22%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.22%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Automotive
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (64.63%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Software Developer
3 21 (25.61%) Designer
3 21 (25.61%) SharePoint Designer
4 18 (21.95%) SharePoint Architect
4 18 (21.95%) Architect
5 14 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (17.07%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 13 (15.85%) C# Developer
6 13 (15.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (8.54%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Software Manager
13 3 (3.66%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (86.59%) .NET
2 44 (53.66%) HTML
3 42 (51.22%) CSS
4 33 (40.24%) HTML5
5 31 (37.80%) XSLT
6 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
7 20 (24.39%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.29%) WinForms
9 10 (12.20%) Web Services
9 10 (12.20%) jQuery
10 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.76%) WPF
11 7 (8.54%) Entity Framework
11 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (6.10%) RESTful
14 4 (4.88%) XHTML
14 4 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (57.32%) Scrum
3 21 (25.61%) MVC
4 19 (23.17%) Migration
5 18 (21.95%) Content Management
6 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.63%) OO
6 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.20%) CRM
9 9 (10.98%) Project Management
9 9 (10.98%) SDLC
10 5 (6.10%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.88%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (4.88%) UML
11 4 (4.88%) OOD
11 4 (4.88%) Web Development
11 4 (4.88%) TDD
12 3 (3.66%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) C#
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.76%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) VB
7 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.10%) VB6
8 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) SC Cleared
1 22 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.41%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) MCSD
5 4 (4.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
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