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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.58% 2.33% 8.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 14.89% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 19
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £40,380 £50,000
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 89 94 137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.87% 15.61% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 79 88 104
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
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 3 months to 23 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 1 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £29,000 -
Visual Studio
North East

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

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft