Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 71 94
Rank change year-on-year -23 +23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.95% 3.02% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 14.53% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 11
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £49,750 £37,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 241 351 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.11% 20.76% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 187 297 206
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £45,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Durham +1 8 £41,250 -8.33%
Tyne and Wear -22 4 £33,000 +1.54%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) iPaaS
7 2 (16.67%) GDPR
7 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 2 (16.67%) Development Roadmap
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) MCSD
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CUDA
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Development Roadmap
3 2 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CITP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MCSD
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Infor
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore