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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 115 86 97
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 83 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.19% 2.82% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.55% 14.29% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 101 77
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
869 770 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.97% 19.76% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 775 694 591
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport +3 16 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Oldham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham +11 3 £50,000 -
Bolton -5 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Wigan - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 96 (66.21%) .NET
2 82 (56.55%) C#
3 72 (49.66%) SQL Server
4 70 (48.28%) HTML
5 68 (46.90%) ASP.NET
6 65 (44.83%) Windows
7 60 (41.38%) SQL
7 60 (41.38%) MVC
8 59 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (35.86%) CSS
10 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
11 49 (33.79%) C++
12 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
13 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (28.97%) Software Engineering
15 39 (26.90%) jQuery
16 34 (23.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (23.45%) Scrum
16 34 (23.45%) Mentoring
17 33 (22.76%) T-SQL
17 33 (22.76%) .NET Framework
18 32 (22.07%) Degree
19 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
20 30 (20.69%) SDLC
21 27 (18.62%) XML
22 26 (17.93%) HTML5
23 25 (17.24%) Unit Testing
23 25 (17.24%) Finance
24 24 (16.55%) Enterprise Software
25 23 (15.86%) WCF

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 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.90%) NServiceBus
3 5 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.76%) WordPress
5 2 (1.38%) CMS
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) DNN
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.69%) Moodle
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.97%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) AdWords
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Internet
2 6 (4.14%) HTTP
3 4 (2.76%) WebEx
4 2 (1.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (49.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.34%) MySQL
3 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.07%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (2.07%) Power BI
10 1 (0.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (23.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.72%) Subversion
3 15 (10.34%) Selenium
4 10 (6.90%) FxCop
4 10 (6.90%) SpecFlow
4 10 (6.90%) StyleCop
5 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.45%) JIRA
6 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.38%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.69%) JMeter
8 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Games
3 8 (5.52%) Advertising
4 5 (3.45%) Electronics
5 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Automotive
7 2 (1.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (74.48%) Developer
2 54 (37.24%) .NET Developer
3 27 (18.62%) C++ Developer
4 24 (16.55%) C# Developer
5 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (15.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (15.17%) SQL Developer
6 20 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 18 (12.41%) Software Developer
8 16 (11.03%) Lead Developer
9 14 (9.66%) Analyst
9 14 (9.66%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (7.59%) Programmer
11 10 (6.90%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 10 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
11 10 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (66.21%) .NET
2 70 (48.28%) HTML
3 68 (46.90%) ASP.NET
4 52 (35.86%) CSS
5 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (26.90%) jQuery
7 33 (22.76%) .NET Framework
8 27 (18.62%) XML
9 26 (17.93%) HTML5
10 23 (15.86%) WCF
11 19 (13.10%) Web Services
12 18 (12.41%) AngularJS
12 18 (12.41%) CSS3
13 17 (11.72%) ATL
14 14 (9.66%) Entity Framework
14 14 (9.66%) NHibernate
14 14 (9.66%) SignalR
15 12 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (7.59%) Node.js
16 11 (7.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.55%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (13.79%) iPad
2 20 (13.79%) N-Tier
3 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.97%) User Experience
5 10 (6.90%) PMI
6 7 (4.83%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.76%) SWIFT
9 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.07%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.69%) FMCG
11 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.38%) MVC
2 59 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.97%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.45%) Mentoring
4 34 (23.45%) Scrum
5 30 (20.69%) SDLC
6 25 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 20 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 19 (13.10%) People Management
8 19 (13.10%) Web Development
9 18 (12.41%) TDD
10 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (6.90%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.21%) ETL
13 8 (5.52%) API Integration
14 7 (4.83%) 3D Programming
14 7 (4.83%) CRM
14 7 (4.83%) SEO
15 5 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 82 (56.55%) C#
2 60 (41.38%) SQL
3 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 49 (33.79%) C++
5 33 (22.76%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.66%) Java
7 13 (8.97%) PHP
8 10 (6.90%) C
9 8 (5.52%) VC++
10 7 (4.83%) VB.NET
11 6 (4.14%) VBScript
12 5 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.45%) VB
13 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.69%) VB6
14 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) HND
3 10 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCSD
4 1 (0.69%) MCSE
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) OCP
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 48 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.41%) Oracle
3 4 (2.76%) Alias
3 4 (2.76%) BMC
3 4 (2.76%) Google
3 4 (2.76%) IBM
3 4 (2.76%) Remedy
3 4 (2.76%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.76%) Zend
4 3 (2.07%) Tableau
5 2 (1.38%) Perforce
6 1 (0.69%) Facebook
6 1 (0.69%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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