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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Manchester
Rank 133 82 112
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 66 93 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 2.92% 2.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 14.20% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 85
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
886 655 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.16% 20.55% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 790 572 674
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Oldham -12 11 £27,500 +1.85% 3
Stockport -5 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Bury - 4 £40,000 -
Wigan -10 2 £32,000 -39.04%
Bolton -16 2 £50,000 -
Cheadle +5 1 £27,000 -43.15% 2
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 93 (67.39%) .NET
2 78 (56.52%) C#
3 71 (51.45%) SQL Server
4 58 (42.03%) MVC
5 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 56 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (39.86%) Software Engineering
8 53 (38.41%) HTML
9 50 (36.23%) SQL
10 49 (35.51%) C++
11 47 (34.06%) Windows
12 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 39 (28.26%) T-SQL
13 39 (28.26%) WCF
13 39 (28.26%) jQuery
14 36 (26.09%) iPad
14 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
15 35 (25.36%) MS Excel
16 34 (24.64%) CSS
16 34 (24.64%) XML
17 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (22.46%) Ajax
19 30 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (21.74%) Mentoring
20 28 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (17.39%) Web Development
22 23 (16.67%) Degree
22 23 (16.67%) MySQL
23 22 (15.94%) Web Services
23 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Software

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (25.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) AdWords
2 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
1 2 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (51.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (16.67%) MySQL
4 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.17%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.17%) Power BI
11 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.45%) MS Access
11 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.45%) Redis
11 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.14%) Subversion
3 10 (7.25%) Selenium
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.45%) JIRA
7 2 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.45%) Toad
8 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Games
3 10 (7.25%) Electronics
4 4 (2.90%) Advertising
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (71.01%) Developer
2 50 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 34 (24.64%) C# Developer
4 27 (19.57%) C++ Developer
5 25 (18.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (10.87%) Software Developer
8 15 (10.87%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.70%) SQL Developer
10 10 (7.25%) Embedded Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (6.52%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (5.80%) Development Manager
12 8 (5.80%) Graduate
12 8 (5.80%) Lead Developer
13 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
14 6 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (67.39%) .NET
2 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 53 (38.41%) HTML
4 39 (28.26%) jQuery
4 39 (28.26%) WCF
5 34 (24.64%) CSS
5 34 (24.64%) XML
6 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (22.46%) Ajax
8 22 (15.94%) Web Services
9 21 (15.22%) .NET Framework
10 17 (12.32%) JSON
11 15 (10.87%) XSLT
12 14 (10.14%) ATL
13 13 (9.42%) HTML5
14 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (5.07%) MFC
16 6 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) iPad
2 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.14%) N-Tier
4 12 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.62%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.90%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.17%) Blog
8 3 (2.17%) FMCG
8 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.45%) Social Media
9 2 (1.45%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.45%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Windows
2 15 (10.87%) Linux
3 6 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) MVC
2 56 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.86%) Software Engineering
4 30 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 24 (17.39%) Web Development
6 16 (11.59%) Problem Management
6 16 (11.59%) Web Application Development
7 15 (10.87%) People Management
8 12 (8.70%) Scrum
9 11 (7.97%) Multithreading
9 11 (7.97%) SDLC
10 10 (7.25%) Feasibility Study
11 9 (6.52%) Multithreaded Programming
11 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.52%) Validation
12 8 (5.80%) ETL
12 8 (5.80%) TDD
13 7 (5.07%) API Integration
14 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.52%) C#
2 50 (36.23%) SQL
3 49 (35.51%) C++
4 39 (28.26%) T-SQL
5 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.87%) C
7 13 (9.42%) PHP
8 12 (8.70%) VB
9 10 (7.25%) Embedded C
10 9 (6.52%) Java
11 7 (5.07%) VB6
12 6 (4.35%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.62%) Embedded C++
13 5 (3.62%) VC++
14 2 (1.45%) VBA
15 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) SAP
3 3 (2.17%) Tableau
4 2 (1.45%) Facebook
4 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.72%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package
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