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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 144 97 118
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 60 95 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 2.64% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.51% 12.57% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 82 86
Median salary £42,500 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
921 756 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.72% 21.02% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 842 664 663
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +10 14 £52,500 +26.50% 1
Oldham +1 4 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wigan -6 2 £32,000 -39.04%
Cheadle +1 1 £27,000 -40.00%
Bury -8 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 95 (66.90%) .NET
2 81 (57.04%) C#
3 73 (51.41%) SQL Server
4 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (45.77%) ASP.NET
6 62 (43.66%) MVC
7 61 (42.96%) Windows
8 55 (38.73%) HTML
9 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
10 49 (34.51%) SQL
11 47 (33.10%) Software Engineering
12 46 (32.39%) C++
13 42 (29.58%) CSS
14 41 (28.87%) XML
14 41 (28.87%) WCF
14 41 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (28.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (27.46%) jQuery
16 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
17 36 (25.35%) T-SQL
17 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
17 36 (25.35%) Mentoring
18 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
19 27 (19.01%) Scrum
20 26 (18.31%) Web Services
21 25 (17.61%) Enterprise Software
22 24 (16.90%) iPad
22 24 (16.90%) Finance
22 24 (16.90%) Unit Testing
23 23 (16.20%) Degree

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 10 (7.04%) NServiceBus
1 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) WordPress
3 3 (2.11%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.41%) CMS
4 2 (1.41%) IIS
4 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) DNN
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) AdWords
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
2 3 (2.11%) WebEx
3 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (51.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.68%) MySQL
4 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (2.11%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (2.11%) Power BI
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.41%) MS Access
12 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (13.38%) Selenium
3 16 (11.27%) Subversion
4 13 (9.15%) SpecFlow
5 10 (7.04%) FxCop
5 10 (7.04%) StyleCop
6 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.82%) JIRA
8 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.41%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.70%) JMeter
10 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.70%) Toad
10 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Games
3 8 (5.63%) Advertising
4 4 (2.82%) Electronics
4 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (72.54%) Developer
2 54 (38.03%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.31%) C# Developer
4 25 (17.61%) C++ Developer
5 21 (14.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.27%) Software Engineer
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Developer
8 14 (9.86%) Analyst
9 13 (9.15%) Analyst Developer
9 13 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (9.15%) Programmer
9 13 (9.15%) Software Developer
10 12 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.75%) Lead Developer
12 10 (7.04%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 10 (7.04%) .NET Programmer
12 10 (7.04%) Analyst Programmer
12 10 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (6.34%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (66.90%) .NET
2 65 (45.77%) ASP.NET
3 55 (38.73%) HTML
4 42 (29.58%) CSS
5 41 (28.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (28.87%) WCF
5 41 (28.87%) XML
6 39 (27.46%) jQuery
7 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
8 26 (18.31%) Web Services
9 20 (14.08%) HTML5
10 17 (11.97%) Ajax
10 17 (11.97%) JSON
10 17 (11.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (10.56%) AngularJS
11 15 (10.56%) ATL
11 15 (10.56%) CSS3
12 14 (9.86%) NHibernate
13 12 (8.45%) Entity Framework
13 12 (8.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (16.90%) iPad
3 15 (10.56%) N-Tier
4 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.45%) User Experience
6 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
7 10 (7.04%) PMI
8 7 (4.93%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.11%) Streaming Video
10 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.41%) FMCG
11 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.96%) Windows
2 8 (5.63%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Unix
4 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) MVC
3 47 (33.10%) Software Engineering
4 36 (25.35%) Mentoring
5 27 (19.01%) Scrum
6 24 (16.90%) Unit Testing
7 20 (14.08%) People Management
7 20 (14.08%) Web Development
8 19 (13.38%) SDLC
9 18 (12.68%) TDD
10 16 (11.27%) Multithreading
11 14 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.15%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (7.04%) Integration Testing
14 9 (6.34%) ETL
14 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
15 8 (5.63%) API Integration
16 7 (4.93%) 3D Programming
16 7 (4.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.04%) C#
2 49 (34.51%) SQL
3 46 (32.39%) C++
4 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 36 (25.35%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.75%) Java
7 10 (7.04%) PHP
8 9 (6.34%) C
9 7 (4.93%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.93%) VC++
10 5 (3.52%) VB
11 4 (2.82%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.11%) VBScript
13 2 (1.41%) VBA
14 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.11%) HND
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle
3 4 (2.82%) Google
3 4 (2.82%) Zend
4 3 (2.11%) Alias
4 3 (2.11%) BMC
4 3 (2.11%) IBM
4 3 (2.11%) Remedy
4 3 (2.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.11%) Tableau
5 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.70%) Facebook
5 1 (0.70%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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