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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 78 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 110 112 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.67% 2.90% 4.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.39% 21.25% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 109 179
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
671 527 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.30% 13.66% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 554 458 555
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Cheadle - 17 £42,500 - 2
Stockport +6 12 £25,000 -45.94% 4
Wigan - 3 £31,500 -
Altrincham 0 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Bolton -1 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 154 (70.00%) .NET
2 134 (60.91%) C#
3 104 (47.27%) SQL Server
4 103 (46.82%) Microsoft
5 102 (46.36%) HTML
5 102 (46.36%) SQL
6 101 (45.91%) JavaScript
7 93 (42.27%) jQuery
8 90 (40.91%) CSS
9 89 (40.45%) MVC
10 75 (34.09%) Windows
11 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET
12 58 (26.36%) SharePoint
13 53 (24.09%) Scrum
14 52 (23.64%) MS Excel
14 52 (23.64%) Web Services
15 50 (22.73%) .NET Framework
16 44 (20.00%) Finance
16 44 (20.00%) Degree
16 44 (20.00%) HTML5
17 40 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 37 (16.82%) XML
19 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 34 (15.45%) WCF
21 34 (15.45%) OOP
22 32 (14.55%) LINQ
22 32 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (14.09%) Git (software)
23 31 (14.09%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 58 (26.36%) SharePoint
2 28 (12.73%) IIS
3 13 (5.91%) CMS
4 7 (3.18%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.27%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.82%) Lync
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.91%) WordPress
8 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 11 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.36%) MS Office
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) Intranet
2 6 (2.73%) RFID
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) Extranet
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.36%) RavenDB
3 23 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (5.45%) MySQL
8 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.18%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.27%) MS Access
11 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.36%) Big Data
12 3 (1.36%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Anywhere
14 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (14.09%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.00%) ReSharper
4 12 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (4.09%) NUnit
6 9 (4.09%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.64%) Selenium
7 8 (3.64%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.18%) JUnit
8 7 (3.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.73%) Subversion
10 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.91%) FxCop
12 2 (0.91%) StyleCop
12 2 (0.91%) Moq
12 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.45%) UltraEdit
General
1 44 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Military
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (78.64%) Developer
2 55 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 45 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 33 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 33 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (9.09%) Analyst
5 20 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (7.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 16 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.82%) Junior
8 15 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (5.91%) Junior Developer
10 10 (4.55%) Programmer
11 8 (3.64%) Architect
11 8 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (3.64%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (70.00%) .NET
2 102 (46.36%) HTML
3 93 (42.27%) jQuery
4 90 (40.91%) CSS
5 74 (33.64%) ASP.NET
6 52 (23.64%) Web Services
7 50 (22.73%) .NET Framework
8 44 (20.00%) HTML5
9 37 (16.82%) XML
10 35 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (15.45%) WCF
12 32 (14.55%) LINQ
12 32 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (13.18%) Backbone.js
14 23 (10.45%) XSLT
15 22 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (7.27%) CSS3
18 13 (5.91%) SOAP
19 11 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.27%) Social Media
3 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.82%) Graphic Design
4 4 (1.82%) FMCG
5 3 (1.36%) iPhone
5 3 (1.36%) Human Factors
5 3 (1.36%) iPad
5 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.36%) Blog
5 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.45%) W3C
6 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.45%) Statistics
6 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.45%) Physics
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.09%) Windows
2 20 (9.09%) Linux
3 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.73%) Android
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.45%) MVC
2 53 (24.09%) Scrum
3 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (15.45%) OOP
5 29 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.82%) OOD
6 26 (11.82%) Unit Testing
7 23 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (9.55%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.09%) OO
10 19 (8.64%) TDD
11 15 (6.82%) CRM
11 15 (6.82%) ETL
12 12 (5.45%) Project Management
12 12 (5.45%) Web Development
13 11 (5.00%) SEO
14 10 (4.55%) Software Testing
14 10 (4.55%) Communications Security
14 10 (4.55%) Change Control
15 9 (4.09%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 134 (60.91%) C#
2 102 (46.36%) SQL
3 101 (45.91%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.09%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.09%) C++
6 12 (5.45%) VB
7 9 (4.09%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.09%) VBA
8 7 (3.18%) PHP
9 6 (2.73%) VBScript
9 6 (2.73%) Ruby
10 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.82%) Delphi
10 4 (1.82%) Java
11 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.36%) VC++
12 2 (0.91%) Perl
12 2 (0.91%) C
12 2 (0.91%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.27%) MCP
3 5 (2.27%) ISEB
4 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.82%) CCNP
4 4 (1.82%) ACCA
4 4 (1.82%) CIMA
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCTS
6 1 (0.45%) MCITP
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 103 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.00%) Oracle
3 10 (4.55%) VMware
4 8 (3.64%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.73%) Wonderware
6 5 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.27%) Adobe
7 4 (1.82%) SYSPRO
8 3 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) Sybase
10 1 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.45%) Epiphany
10 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
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