Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 71 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.64% 1.15% 2.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 6.08% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 21
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,750 £34,000 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.15% -10.29% +1.07%
10th Percentile £29,500 £24,400 £28,750
90th Percentile £54,375 £37,500 £45,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 294 148 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.83% 18.97% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 250 129 145
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,650 £26,840 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £54,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Tyne and Wear

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 27 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Sunderland -4 2 £30,500 -10.29% 1
Visual Studio
North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 24 (80.00%) .NET
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
5 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (20.00%) Retail
10 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.00%) SDLC
11 5 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 5 (16.67%) REST
11 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) NuGet
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Power BI
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) NSubstitute
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Report Writer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SSRS Report Writer
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) REST
6 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (10.00%) OAuth
8 3 (10.00%) RESTful
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) SDLC
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) MVVM
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore