Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 87 78
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 16 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.76% 1.39% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 8.47% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 39
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,150 £25,000 £28,533
90th Percentile £51,250 £42,750 £44,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 189 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.11% 16.43% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 279 167 203
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £28,533
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the North East

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the North East.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the North East

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the North East over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the North East

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -3 29 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Durham +18 10 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) C#
3 25 (64.10%) .NET
4 17 (43.59%) MVC
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) Subversion
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
13 7 (17.95%) JSON
13 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (15.38%) SDLC
14 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
14 6 (15.38%) jQuery
14 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) NuGet
3 4 (10.26%) GitHub
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) RavenDB
3 3 (7.69%) Power BI
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (23.08%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Report Writer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
5 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (17.95%) JSON
7 6 (15.38%) CSS
7 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
8 5 (12.82%) Angular 2
8 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (12.82%) REST
8 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.26%) OpenGL
9 4 (10.26%) Web Services
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) CUDA
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) MVC
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (10.26%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (10.26%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Parallel Programming
9 3 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) MATLAB
6 4 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) R
7 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Sitecore