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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 95 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 90 141 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.33% 3.46% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.77% 22.27% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 76 129 128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
705 633 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.25% 15.53% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 626 540 508
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Altrincham 0 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport +5 4 £37,250 -6.87% 2
Cheadle -14 1 £20,000 -42.85%
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 136 (78.16%) .NET
2 121 (69.54%) C#
3 102 (58.62%) SQL
4 101 (58.05%) SQL Server
5 93 (53.45%) ASP.NET
6 90 (51.72%) HTML
7 82 (47.13%) CSS
8 77 (44.25%) Microsoft
9 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
10 67 (38.51%) jQuery
11 57 (32.76%) MVC
12 52 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (25.86%) HTML5
14 42 (24.14%) .NET Framework
15 41 (23.56%) OO
16 38 (21.84%) SharePoint
17 34 (19.54%) Windows
18 32 (18.39%) Web Services
19 31 (17.82%) Web Development
20 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
20 30 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (16.67%) T-SQL
21 29 (16.67%) Degree
22 27 (15.52%) XML
22 27 (15.52%) CMS
23 26 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 26 (14.94%) CSS3
24 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
25 23 (13.22%) PHP
25 23 (13.22%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 38 (21.84%) SharePoint
2 27 (15.52%) CMS
3 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (8.05%) IIS
5 12 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (5.75%) Umbraco
7 7 (4.02%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.45%) Joomla!
8 6 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.15%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.57%) WordPress
10 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 30 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.02%) MS Office
3 5 (2.87%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Zen Cart
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) LAN
1 7 (4.02%) DHCP
1 7 (4.02%) DNS
1 7 (4.02%) Firewall
2 6 (3.45%) MPLS
2 6 (3.45%) WAN
3 5 (2.87%) Wireless
3 5 (2.87%) VLAN
4 4 (2.30%) Internet
5 3 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (58.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.72%) MySQL
9 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.15%) Big Data
10 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.57%) SQLite
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.20%) Subversion
3 11 (6.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (5.75%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.75%) JIRA
5 3 (1.72%) ReSharper
5 3 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.72%) NUnit
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.72%) NCrunch
6 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.57%) FxCop
7 1 (0.57%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.57%) Moq
7 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.57%) WiX
7 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (8.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Back Office
3 7 (4.02%) Local Government
4 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.87%) Retail
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Games
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 139 (79.89%) Developer
2 55 (31.61%) .NET Developer
3 37 (21.26%) Software Developer
4 27 (15.52%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.20%) Web Developer
6 16 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.47%) C++ Developer
8 13 (7.47%) SharePoint Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.32%) Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) Junior
11 10 (5.75%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.75%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.75%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Applications Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Graduate
13 7 (4.02%) Web Applications Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (78.16%) .NET
2 93 (53.45%) ASP.NET
3 90 (51.72%) HTML
4 82 (47.13%) CSS
5 67 (38.51%) jQuery
6 45 (25.86%) HTML5
7 42 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 32 (18.39%) Web Services
9 30 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (15.52%) XML
11 26 (14.94%) CSS3
12 23 (13.22%) WCF
13 19 (10.92%) Ajax
13 19 (10.92%) XHTML
14 16 (9.20%) Entity Framework
15 15 (8.62%) XSLT
16 14 (8.05%) WinForms
17 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (5.75%) LINQ
19 9 (5.17%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.60%) Replication
5 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.30%) Informatics
7 4 (2.30%) NHS
7 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.15%) GIS
9 2 (1.15%) FMCG
10 1 (0.57%) iPhone
10 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.57%) Open Source
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.57%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.54%) Windows
2 7 (4.02%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.57%) Android
3 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.76%) MVC
2 52 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.56%) OO
4 31 (17.82%) Web Development
5 20 (11.49%) OOP
5 20 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.49%) Scrum
6 18 (10.34%) TDD
6 18 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.20%) CRM
7 16 (9.20%) BDD
8 14 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.90%) OOD
11 10 (5.75%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.17%) ERP
12 9 (5.17%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.02%) Project Management
13 7 (4.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (69.54%) C#
2 102 (58.62%) SQL
3 76 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 23 (13.22%) PHP
6 20 (11.49%) C++
7 13 (7.47%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.75%) Python
9 9 (5.17%) Java
10 8 (4.60%) C
11 7 (4.02%) VBScript
11 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.45%) VBA
13 3 (1.72%) VB
14 2 (1.15%) Ruby
14 2 (1.15%) XPath
15 1 (0.57%) Lua
15 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.57%) VC++
15 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) MCP
3 3 (1.72%) ISEB
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (1.72%) MCTS
3 3 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.72%) MCPD
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.02%) vSphere
2 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.02%) WMI
2 5 (2.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.47%) Sitecore
3 11 (6.32%) SAP
4 9 (5.17%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.60%) VMware
6 7 (4.02%) WatchGuard
7 6 (3.45%) Sophos
7 6 (3.45%) Oracle
7 6 (3.45%) EMC
7 6 (3.45%) Avaya
8 5 (2.87%) Cisco
9 4 (2.30%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.15%) ESRI
12 1 (0.57%) Google
12 1 (0.57%) Wonderware
12 1 (0.57%) Ektron
12 1 (0.57%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.57%) Adobe
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £39 - £40 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28500.00 - £33250.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus, Perks
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 days ago