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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 66 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +42
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 117 129 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.07% 3.94% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.80% 17.50% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 118 83
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,877
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
914 737 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.95% 22.48% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 775 636 637
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Oldham -17 22 £37,500 +56.25% 3
Stockport -5 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Bolton -9 6 £50,000 +31.57%
Bury - 6 £40,000 -
Cheadle +2 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Sale -1 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Altrincham -10 2 £47,500 +2.15%
Wigan - 1 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 142 (76.76%) .NET
2 113 (61.08%) C#
3 92 (49.73%) SQL Server
4 87 (47.03%) HTML
5 79 (42.70%) SQL
6 77 (41.62%) Software Engineering
7 76 (41.08%) ASP.NET
8 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
10 69 (37.30%) C++
11 68 (36.76%) MVC
12 60 (32.43%) jQuery
13 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
14 54 (29.19%) CSS
14 54 (29.19%) Degree
15 48 (25.95%) Windows
16 46 (24.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (24.32%) MS Excel
17 45 (24.32%) iPad
18 43 (23.24%) WCF
19 42 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 42 (22.70%) Ajax
19 42 (22.70%) XML
20 39 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (18.92%) T-SQL
22 34 (18.38%) C
23 32 (17.30%) Web Services
23 32 (17.30%) Linux
23 32 (17.30%) HTML5
24 31 (16.76%) PHP

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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.70%) CMS
2 5 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.16%) EPiServer
3 4 (2.16%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) PlanetPress Connect
2 3 (1.62%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) GitHub
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) SMS
2 3 (1.62%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.62%) RS-232
2 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (49.73%) SQL Server
2 42 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (16.22%) MySQL
4 16 (8.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.70%) Redis
9 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.62%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (1.62%) Power BI
11 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (24.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.95%) Subversion
3 8 (4.32%) NuGet
3 8 (4.32%) Selenium
3 8 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 5 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.16%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.62%) MSI
8 3 (1.62%) MSTest
8 3 (1.62%) NUnit
8 3 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.62%) WiX
9 2 (1.08%) JMeter
9 2 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 27 (14.59%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Electronics
3 15 (8.11%) Games
4 9 (4.86%) Marketing
4 9 (4.86%) Retail
5 7 (3.78%) Banking
6 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.70%) Publishing
8 3 (1.62%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Automotive
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (70.27%) Developer
2 74 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 54 (29.19%) C# Developer
4 45 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (18.38%) Software Developer
6 24 (12.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (12.43%) C++ Developer
7 23 (12.43%) Software Engineer
8 22 (11.89%) Embedded Engineer
9 20 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (8.65%) Graduate
10 16 (8.65%) SQL Developer
11 13 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (7.03%) Web Developer
12 12 (6.49%) C# Web Developer
13 11 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 10 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
14 10 (5.41%) Lead Developer
14 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (76.76%) .NET
2 87 (47.03%) HTML
3 76 (41.08%) ASP.NET
4 60 (32.43%) jQuery
5 54 (29.19%) CSS
6 43 (23.24%) WCF
7 42 (22.70%) Ajax
7 42 (22.70%) XML
8 39 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (17.30%) HTML5
9 32 (17.30%) Web Services
10 31 (16.76%) .NET Framework
11 28 (15.14%) JSON
12 20 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (8.65%) XSLT
14 14 (7.57%) AngularJS
14 14 (7.57%) ATL
15 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (5.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.32%) iPad
2 20 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (10.27%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.11%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.49%) N-Tier
6 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.24%) Graphic Design
7 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.70%) Social Media
9 4 (2.16%) Blog
10 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.62%) FMCG
10 3 (1.62%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 3 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.08%) RIA
11 2 (1.08%) User Experience
12 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.95%) Windows
2 32 (17.30%) Linux
3 15 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.78%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.78%) Unix
5 5 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.62%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.62%) Software Engineering
2 74 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (36.76%) MVC
4 31 (16.76%) Web Development
5 24 (12.97%) SDLC
6 23 (12.43%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 20 (10.81%) Web Application Development
8 19 (10.27%) Feasibility Study
8 19 (10.27%) Validation
9 17 (9.19%) Scrum
9 17 (9.19%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.65%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.57%) TDD
12 12 (6.49%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.95%) BDD
13 11 (5.95%) Kanban
13 11 (5.95%) People Management
14 10 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 113 (61.08%) C#
2 79 (42.70%) SQL
3 69 (37.30%) C++
4 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
5 35 (18.92%) T-SQL
6 34 (18.38%) C
7 31 (16.76%) PHP
8 27 (14.59%) Embedded C
9 26 (14.05%) VB
10 15 (8.11%) VB6
11 14 (7.57%) Java
12 12 (6.49%) Embedded C++
13 7 (3.78%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.70%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.16%) VBA
16 3 (1.62%) XAML
17 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (29.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) SDET
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (11.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.57%) Oracle
3 5 (2.70%) Facebook
3 5 (2.70%) SAP
3 5 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.62%) Tableau
5 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.54%) Wonderware
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