Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North East
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 96 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 5 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.66% 0.39% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 1.94% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 23
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £33,725 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £69,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 187 258 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.62% 20.20% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 173 170 247
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.67%
10th Percentile £32,100 £31,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in the North East.

Salary trend 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 1 March 2021. 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 - 5 £40,000 - 7
Durham +3 2 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) EDI
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Public Sector

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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) NuGet
2 1 (14.29%) SonarCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Postman
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Chocolatey
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) EDI
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Veracode