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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 116 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 69 91 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 2.54% 3.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.38% 12.53% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 68 84 71
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
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
736 726 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.41% 20.25% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 660 639 491
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 9 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Altrincham +1 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Oldham - 4 £35,000 -
Wigan - 4 £31,250 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 108 (71.52%) .NET
2 100 (66.23%) C#
3 85 (56.29%) HTML
4 79 (52.32%) ASP.NET
5 74 (49.01%) SQL Server
6 70 (46.36%) MVC
7 67 (44.37%) JavaScript
8 64 (42.38%) SQL
9 61 (40.40%) CSS
10 60 (39.74%) Windows
11 59 (39.07%) jQuery
12 58 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (37.75%) Microsoft
14 49 (32.45%) C++
14 49 (32.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 47 (31.13%) Software Engineering
16 40 (26.49%) Degree
16 40 (26.49%) HTML5
17 36 (23.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (21.19%) Scrum
19 31 (20.53%) SDLC
20 30 (19.87%) CSS3
21 29 (19.21%) Unit Testing
21 29 (19.21%) .NET Framework
22 28 (18.54%) T-SQL
23 27 (17.88%) N-Tier
24 26 (17.22%) Oracle
25 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
25 25 (16.56%) Multithreading
26 24 (15.89%) Finance

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 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.62%) NServiceBus
3 7 (4.64%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.31%) IIS
5 4 (2.65%) CMS
5 4 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.99%) Moodle
6 3 (1.99%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.99%) WordPress
7 1 (0.66%) DNN
7 1 (0.66%) Drupal
7 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.28%) MS Office
3 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.99%) AdWords
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) Internet
2 6 (3.97%) HTTP
3 4 (2.65%) WebEx
4 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (49.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.64%) MySQL
4 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (23.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.95%) Subversion
3 10 (6.62%) FxCop
3 10 (6.62%) Selenium
3 10 (6.62%) SpecFlow
3 10 (6.62%) StyleCop
4 4 (2.65%) JIRA
4 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.66%) JMeter
7 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.66%) MorphX
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 16 (10.60%) Games
3 7 (4.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.97%) Legal
4 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Advertising
5 4 (2.65%) Electronics
5 4 (2.65%) Law
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 115 (76.16%) Developer
2 69 (45.70%) .NET Developer
3 34 (22.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 34 (22.52%) C# Developer
4 30 (19.87%) Software Engineer
5 27 (17.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (17.88%) Software Developer
6 24 (15.89%) C++ Developer
7 21 (13.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (13.91%) SQL Developer
8 17 (11.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (9.93%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (9.27%) Analyst
10 14 (9.27%) Analyst Developer
10 14 (9.27%) Lead Developer
11 13 (8.61%) C++ Software Engineer
12 12 (7.95%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (7.28%) .NET Software Engineer
13 11 (7.28%) Programmer
14 10 (6.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (71.52%) .NET
2 85 (56.29%) HTML
3 79 (52.32%) ASP.NET
4 61 (40.40%) CSS
5 59 (39.07%) jQuery
6 49 (32.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (26.49%) HTML5
8 30 (19.87%) CSS3
9 29 (19.21%) .NET Framework
10 21 (13.91%) AngularJS
10 21 (13.91%) XML
11 17 (11.26%) Entity Framework
11 17 (11.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (10.60%) ATL
12 16 (10.60%) SignalR
12 16 (10.60%) WCF
12 16 (10.60%) XHTML
13 15 (9.93%) Web Services
14 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (6.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) N-Tier
2 18 (11.92%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (10.60%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.95%) iPad
5 11 (7.28%) User Experience
6 10 (6.62%) PMI
7 9 (5.96%) Client/Server
8 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.64%) LIMS
9 5 (3.31%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (3.31%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.65%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.66%) FMCG
13 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 60 (39.74%) Windows
2 13 (8.61%) Unix
3 11 (7.28%) Linux
4 7 (4.64%) Android
4 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.36%) MVC
2 58 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (31.13%) Software Engineering
4 32 (21.19%) Scrum
5 31 (20.53%) SDLC
6 29 (19.21%) Unit Testing
7 25 (16.56%) Multithreading
8 23 (15.23%) TDD
8 23 (15.23%) Web Development
9 22 (14.57%) Mentoring
9 22 (14.57%) OO
10 17 (11.26%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.95%) OOP
12 12 (7.95%) SOA
13 11 (7.28%) People Management
13 11 (7.28%) SEO
14 10 (6.62%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (5.30%) BDD
15 8 (5.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (66.23%) C#
2 67 (44.37%) JavaScript
3 64 (42.38%) SQL
4 49 (32.45%) C++
5 28 (18.54%) T-SQL
6 17 (11.26%) Java
7 12 (7.95%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.28%) PHP
9 10 (6.62%) C
10 8 (5.30%) VBScript
10 8 (5.30%) VC++
11 6 (3.97%) VB
12 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.65%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.65%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.66%) X++
15 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (26.49%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) HND
3 10 (6.62%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.66%) MCSD
4 1 (0.66%) MCSE
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) OCP
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Firmware
Vendors
1 57 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.22%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.65%) Alias
4 4 (2.65%) BMC
4 4 (2.65%) IBM
4 4 (2.65%) Remedy
5 3 (1.99%) Google
5 3 (1.99%) Zend
6 2 (1.32%) Perforce
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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