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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.37% 1.99% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.29% 12.24% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 7
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,002 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
140 98 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.85% 16.28% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 110 89 72
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,002 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +33 44 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Sunderland - 6 £21,000 -
Wallsend - 3 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
North East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 74 (77.89%) .NET
2 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (56.84%) C#
4 51 (53.68%) SQL
5 48 (50.53%) Scrum
6 43 (45.26%) HTML
7 41 (43.16%) CSS
8 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
9 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
9 32 (33.68%) HTML5
10 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
11 27 (28.42%) SharePoint
11 27 (28.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (28.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (27.37%) Office 365
12 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
13 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (24.21%) .NET Framework
14 23 (24.21%) Degree
15 21 (22.11%) MVC
15 21 (22.11%) XSLT
16 20 (21.05%) InfoPath
17 19 (20.00%) Migration
17 19 (20.00%) jQuery
17 19 (20.00%) OO
18 18 (18.95%) Content Management
19 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
20 16 (16.84%) Automotive
20 16 (16.84%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 27 (28.42%) SharePoint
1 27 (28.42%) SharePoint 2010
1 27 (28.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.37%) CMS
3 6 (6.32%) IIS
4 5 (5.26%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (21.05%) InfoPath
2 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) MS Access
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.26%) NUnit
2 5 (5.26%) Moq
3 3 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.05%) JMeter
5 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
General
1 16 (16.84%) Automotive
1 16 (16.84%) Manufacturing
2 13 (13.68%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (69.47%) Developer
2 29 (30.53%) Software Developer
3 20 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Architect
4 18 (18.95%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (18.95%) SharePoint Architect
4 18 (18.95%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 16 (16.84%) Designer
6 15 (15.79%) SharePoint Designer
7 8 (8.42%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Junior
8 7 (7.37%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (7.37%) Graduate
9 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.89%) .NET
2 43 (45.26%) HTML
3 41 (43.16%) CSS
4 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
5 32 (33.68%) HTML5
6 23 (24.21%) .NET Framework
7 21 (22.11%) XSLT
8 19 (20.00%) jQuery
9 14 (14.74%) Web Services
9 14 (14.74%) WinForms
10 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (11.58%) Ajax
12 10 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (9.47%) Entity Framework
14 7 (7.37%) WPF
14 7 (7.37%) CSS3
15 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
16 5 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) Scrum
3 21 (22.11%) MVC
4 19 (20.00%) Migration
4 19 (20.00%) OO
5 18 (18.95%) Content Management
6 14 (14.74%) CRM
7 9 (9.47%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
8 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.26%) Web Development
9 5 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (4.21%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.21%) TDD
11 3 (3.16%) OOP
11 3 (3.16%) System Testing
11 3 (3.16%) Time Management
12 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.11%) Coaching
12 2 (2.11%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) C#
2 51 (53.68%) SQL
3 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.63%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.37%) VB
7 6 (6.32%) VB6
8 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.16%) Java
9 2 (2.11%) Delphi
10 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (24.21%) Degree
3 14 (14.74%) MCSD
3 14 (14.74%) MCPD
4 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.42%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix
4 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
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