The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 105 93 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -43
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 94 93 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.26% 2.50% 5.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.84% 17.45% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 182
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
679 533 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.34% 14.32% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 584 470 623
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Manchester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Manchester

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 18 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Cheadle +22 14 £45,000 - 1
Wigan -6 4 £30,750 -27.64%
Altrincham +3 3 £38,500 +92.50% 1
Bolton +7 1 £22,500 -36.61%
Salford -4 1 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £47,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 145 (68.40%) .NET
2 127 (59.91%) C#
3 107 (50.47%) SQL
4 105 (49.53%) HTML
5 100 (47.17%) JavaScript
6 97 (45.75%) SQL Server
7 95 (44.81%) Microsoft
8 93 (43.87%) CSS
9 86 (40.57%) jQuery
10 81 (38.21%) MVC
11 73 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (32.55%) ASP.NET
13 67 (31.60%) Windows
14 56 (26.42%) SharePoint
15 52 (24.53%) MS Excel
16 47 (22.17%) .NET Framework
17 45 (21.23%) Web Services
17 45 (21.23%) Finance
17 45 (21.23%) Scrum
18 42 (19.81%) Degree
18 42 (19.81%) HTML5
19 39 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (17.45%) OOP
21 34 (16.04%) XML
22 33 (15.57%) IIS
23 32 (15.09%) LINQ
23 32 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 30 (14.15%) Git (software)
24 30 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
25 29 (13.68%) Backbone.js

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (26.42%) SharePoint
2 33 (15.57%) IIS
3 9 (4.25%) CMS
4 6 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.83%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.36%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.89%) Lync
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.94%) WordPress
7 2 (0.94%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.91%) Photoshop
3 11 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.42%) MS Office
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) Intranet
2 4 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (45.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.91%) RavenDB
5 13 (6.13%) MySQL
6 12 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (5.19%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.36%) MS Access
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.94%) Big Data
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Anywhere
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (14.15%) Git (software)
1 30 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.85%) ReSharper
3 13 (6.13%) Dreamweaver
4 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.72%) NUnit
5 9 (4.25%) Selenium
6 8 (3.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.77%) JUnit
7 5 (2.36%) Subversion
7 5 (2.36%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.42%) NCrunch
10 2 (0.94%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.94%) Moq
10 2 (0.94%) FxCop
10 2 (0.94%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 45 (21.23%) Finance
2 23 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.08%) Marketing
4 9 (4.25%) Back Office
5 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Military
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (77.36%) Developer
2 52 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 44 (20.75%) Senior Developer
4 37 (17.45%) Software Developer
5 32 (15.09%) C# Developer
6 23 (10.85%) Junior
7 21 (9.91%) Junior Developer
8 19 (8.96%) Analyst
8 19 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (7.08%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (7.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (7.08%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (5.66%) Architect
13 10 (4.72%) C++ Developer
13 10 (4.72%) Programmer
13 10 (4.72%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (68.40%) .NET
2 105 (49.53%) HTML
3 93 (43.87%) CSS
4 86 (40.57%) jQuery
5 69 (32.55%) ASP.NET
6 47 (22.17%) .NET Framework
7 45 (21.23%) Web Services
8 42 (19.81%) HTML5
9 34 (16.04%) XML
10 32 (15.09%) LINQ
11 29 (13.68%) Backbone.js
11 29 (13.68%) WCF
12 28 (13.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (12.26%) XSLT
14 22 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (9.91%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (6.60%) CSS3
17 13 (6.13%) Ajax
17 13 (6.13%) RESTful
18 10 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.19%) Social Media
3 9 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.77%) User Experience
5 6 (2.83%) FMCG
5 6 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.36%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.42%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Human Factors
8 3 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.94%) iPhone
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) W3C
10 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.60%) Windows
2 21 (9.91%) Linux
3 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.94%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.21%) MVC
2 73 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.23%) Scrum
4 39 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (17.45%) OOP
6 27 (12.74%) OOD
7 25 (11.79%) OO
7 25 (11.79%) Unit Testing
7 25 (11.79%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 19 (8.96%) CRM
10 18 (8.49%) TDD
11 16 (7.55%) Web Development
12 15 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.19%) Communications Security
14 10 (4.72%) SEO
15 9 (4.25%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.25%) Validation
15 9 (4.25%) ETL
15 9 (4.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 127 (59.91%) C#
2 107 (50.47%) SQL
3 100 (47.17%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.26%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.38%) C++
6 11 (5.19%) VB
7 10 (4.72%) VBA
8 8 (3.77%) PHP
9 7 (3.30%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.30%) Ruby
10 5 (2.36%) C
11 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.89%) VC++
11 4 (1.89%) Delphi
12 3 (1.42%) Java
12 3 (1.42%) VBScript
12 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.42%) Lua
13 2 (0.94%) XPath
14 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (19.81%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.83%) MCP
4 4 (1.89%) CCNP
4 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.42%) ACCA
5 3 (1.42%) CIMA
6 2 (0.94%) MCTS
6 2 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) HND
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) MCPD
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 95 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.66%) Oracle
3 11 (5.19%) VMware
4 8 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.83%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.83%) Wonderware
6 5 (2.36%) Adobe
7 3 (1.42%) SYSPRO
8 2 (0.94%) Open-E
8 2 (0.94%) Google
8 2 (0.94%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Sybase
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) Epiphany
9 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus,
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £263 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago