Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 96 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 10 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.73% 0.81% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.33% 4.13% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 51
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% -8.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £49,600 £37,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.60% +2.35% +2.41%

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 328 242 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.08% 19.58% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 281 219 196
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +19 39 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Durham -4 7 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Northumberland - 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 40 (85.11%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) .NET
3 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
5 26 (55.32%) MVC
6 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
7 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
8 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
9 17 (36.17%) HTML
9 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
10 14 (29.79%) CSS
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (27.66%) DevOps
11 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
11 13 (27.66%) Windows
11 13 (27.66%) Scrum
12 12 (25.53%) TDD
12 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
14 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (21.28%) jQuery
14 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
15 9 (19.15%) Degree
15 9 (19.15%) JSON
15 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
15 9 (19.15%) SDLC

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 8 (17.02%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) Kentico
2 4 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Trello
4 2 (4.26%) iPaaS
4 2 (4.26%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) RavenDB
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (19.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (12.77%) Subversion
6 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) Moq
6 4 (8.51%) NSubstitute
6 4 (8.51%) NUnit
6 4 (8.51%) Qt Creator
6 4 (8.51%) ReSharper
6 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.38%) Ant
7 3 (6.38%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.64%) Advertising
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Digital Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Junior
8 4 (8.51%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Junior C# Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
5 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
7 10 (21.28%) jQuery
8 9 (19.15%) JSON
9 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
9 8 (17.02%) WCF
9 8 (17.02%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.64%) .NET Core
11 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.51%) Qt
12 4 (8.51%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Arduino
2 4 (8.51%) Life Science
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) MVC
3 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.15%) SDLC
7 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) Project Management
8 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) MVVM
9 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) CRM
10 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) C++
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) TypeScript
4 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.51%) C
5 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) Fortran
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSD
3 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 13485
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Terraform
2 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.51%) Atmel
2 4 (8.51%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.26%) Infor
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards