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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / North East
Rank 68 56 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 22 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.48% 3.40% 8.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 20.75% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 54
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 116 106 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.38% 16.36% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 107 84 148
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,746 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -4 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Maximo
7 3 (27.27%) Back Office
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) IBM
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Big Data
7 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (18.18%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Document Management
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) R
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
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