Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 75 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -43
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 48 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.78% 0.70% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.64% 3.36% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 4 26
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.64% -11.88%
10th Percentile £27,700 £22,075 £24,000
90th Percentile £49,750 £37,350 £43,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.26% -14.74%

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 307 149 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.17% 20.90% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 251 131 162
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £29,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.45% -2.00% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +6 42 £37,500 +32.74% 4
Sunderland -6 3 £30,500 -10.29% 1
Visual Studio
North East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (70.83%) C#
3 33 (68.75%) .NET
4 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (56.25%) MVC
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
8 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 14 (29.17%) HTML
9 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (25.00%) SQL
11 12 (25.00%) CSS
11 12 (25.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.92%) Scrum
12 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
12 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
12 11 (22.92%) SDLC
13 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.83%) TDD
14 9 (18.75%) CMS
14 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
14 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 9 (18.75%) DevOps
15 8 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 6 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.33%) Kentico
3 4 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Trello
3 2 (4.17%) NuGet
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Power BI
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 7 (14.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) Qt Creator
7 3 (6.25%) Ant
7 3 (6.25%) Maven
7 3 (6.25%) Moq
7 3 (6.25%) NSubstitute
7 3 (6.25%) NUnit
7 3 (6.25%) ReSharper
7 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.67%) Advertising
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Electronics
4 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Digital Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 4 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (68.75%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (29.17%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
7 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) Web Services
8 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.33%) QML
10 4 (8.33%) Qt
10 4 (8.33%) REST
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
10 4 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Arduino
2 4 (8.33%) Life Science
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) MVC
3 11 (22.92%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) SDLC
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) DevOps
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Microfluidics
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C#
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.42%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.33%) C
7 4 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) Java
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 13485
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Atmel
2 4 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.25%) Atlassian