Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 104 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.52% 1.12% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 7.39% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 30
North East median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,750 £28,533
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,375 £45,000
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 321 230 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.13% 15.20% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 273 201 206
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,600 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,063 £48,562
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +4 22 £40,000 +17.65% 16
Durham +27 13 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 27 (77.14%) C#
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (42.86%) MVC
7 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (37.14%) Windows
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) Subversion
11 9 (25.71%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) C++
12 7 (20.00%) Scrum
12 7 (20.00%) JSON
12 7 (20.00%) REST
12 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (17.14%) Linux
13 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
14 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
14 5 (14.29%) Unix
14 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 5 (14.29%) Retail
14 5 (14.29%) DevOps
14 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 5 (14.29%) NuGet

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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) NuGet
2 5 (14.29%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) RavenDB
3 3 (8.57%) Power BI
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Report Writer
8 2 (5.71%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) REST
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) OAuth
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) OpenGL
8 2 (5.71%) CSS
8 2 (5.71%) WCF
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.86%) HTML5
9 1 (2.86%) jQuery
9 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) CUDA
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 5 (14.29%) MVVM
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.57%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (8.57%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) Parallel Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) C++
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) C
5 3 (8.57%) R
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Fortran
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) GDPR
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore