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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 91 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 90 116 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.51% 2.89% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.93% 19.43% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 84 68 132
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
696 597 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.40% 14.88% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 619 491 512
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Stockport +12 7 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Altrincham +12 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheadle -6 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Bolton +9 3 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 143 (79.44%) .NET
2 127 (70.56%) C#
3 94 (52.22%) HTML
4 89 (49.44%) SQL Server
5 84 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 77 (42.78%) CSS
7 74 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 69 (38.33%) SQL
10 68 (37.78%) MVC
11 66 (36.67%) Microsoft
12 54 (30.00%) jQuery
13 51 (28.33%) Web Services
14 49 (27.22%) .NET Framework
15 45 (25.00%) HTML5
16 39 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 35 (19.44%) C++
18 34 (18.89%) XML
19 32 (17.78%) SDLC
20 31 (17.22%) Mentoring
20 31 (17.22%) Degree
21 28 (15.56%) OO
21 28 (15.56%) XHTML
22 27 (15.00%) T-SQL
22 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
23 26 (14.44%) Unit Testing
23 26 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 24 (13.33%) SharePoint
24 24 (13.33%) Windows
25 23 (12.78%) PHP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.56%) CMS
3 10 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 10 (5.56%) IIS
4 9 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.33%) Sitefinity
6 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.11%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.11%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.67%) MS Project
5 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.67%) Tridion
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Office 365
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.33%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.11%) MySQL
11 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.11%) Subversion
3 8 (4.44%) ReSharper
4 6 (3.33%) NUnit
5 5 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.22%) Selenium
6 4 (2.22%) Moq
7 3 (1.67%) WinDbg
8 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.56%) Grunt
9 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.56%) WiX
9 1 (0.56%) VisualSVN
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) FxCop
9 1 (0.56%) StyleCop
General
1 20 (11.11%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Games
3 14 (7.78%) Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.67%) Local Government
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (70.00%) Developer
2 52 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 39 (21.67%) Software Developer
4 30 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 26 (14.44%) Web Developer
6 23 (12.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.89%) Analyst
9 14 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.78%) C++ Developer
10 13 (7.22%) Graduate
10 13 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (6.11%) C++ Software Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
13 8 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (3.89%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.89%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (79.44%) .NET
2 94 (52.22%) HTML
3 84 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 77 (42.78%) CSS
5 54 (30.00%) jQuery
6 51 (28.33%) Web Services
7 49 (27.22%) .NET Framework
8 45 (25.00%) HTML5
9 34 (18.89%) XML
10 28 (15.56%) XHTML
11 27 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (12.78%) WCF
13 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
14 20 (11.11%) Entity Framework
15 19 (10.56%) Ajax
16 18 (10.00%) REST
17 17 (9.44%) Razor View Engine
18 16 (8.89%) XSLT
19 12 (6.67%) LINQ
20 10 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.78%) Replication
5 4 (2.22%) User Experience
6 3 (1.67%) Informatics
6 3 (1.67%) NHS
6 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.67%) Blog
6 3 (1.67%) FMCG
6 3 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Economics
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (37.78%) MVC
3 32 (17.78%) SDLC
4 31 (17.22%) Mentoring
5 28 (15.56%) OO
6 26 (14.44%) Unit Testing
7 22 (12.22%) Scrum
8 18 (10.00%) Project Management
8 18 (10.00%) OOD
9 17 (9.44%) E-Commerce
9 17 (9.44%) UML
9 17 (9.44%) TDD
10 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.89%) Web Development
11 15 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (8.33%) BDD
12 12 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.11%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.56%) Process Management
14 10 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 127 (70.56%) C#
2 70 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 69 (38.33%) SQL
4 35 (19.44%) C++
5 27 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 23 (12.78%) PHP
7 20 (11.11%) Java
8 10 (5.56%) VBA
9 9 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.00%) Python
10 4 (2.22%) VBScript
11 3 (1.67%) VC++
11 3 (1.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.56%) X++
12 1 (0.56%) R
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) ISEB
3 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.89%) Capita
5 5 (2.78%) Telerik
6 4 (2.22%) SAP
7 3 (1.67%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.67%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Ektron
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.56%) Wonderware
9 1 (0.56%) Altova
9 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
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