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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 103 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 83 87 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.40% 2.45% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.71% 11.65% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 73 99
Median salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
709 747 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.51% 21.04% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 608 651 505
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,804
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +26 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Altrincham +5 7 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Cheadle 0 4 £47,500 +100.00% 3
Oldham - 3 £24,000 -
Sale +3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Bolton - 1 £38,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 132 (68.39%) .NET
2 124 (64.25%) C#
3 101 (52.33%) SQL Server
4 95 (49.22%) SQL
5 84 (43.52%) Windows
6 83 (43.01%) Microsoft
7 80 (41.45%) ASP.NET
8 79 (40.93%) HTML
9 77 (39.90%) Software Engineering
10 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
12 65 (33.68%) C++
13 63 (32.64%) MVC
14 60 (31.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 59 (30.57%) CSS
16 58 (30.05%) OO
17 56 (29.02%) Multithreading
18 48 (24.87%) Degree
19 46 (23.83%) jQuery
20 42 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (19.69%) Web Services
22 36 (18.65%) N-Tier
23 34 (17.62%) Mentoring
24 31 (16.06%) Games
25 30 (15.54%) Java
26 29 (15.03%) VB.NET
26 29 (15.03%) HTML5
27 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
27 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
28 27 (13.99%) OOP

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 17 (8.81%) Node.js
2 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.11%) ColdFusion
4 5 (2.59%) CMS
5 4 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 3 (1.55%) Moodle
6 3 (1.55%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 28 (14.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.33%) HTTP
2 16 (8.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) Extranet
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.66%) MS Access
7 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.07%) SQLite
10 3 (1.55%) MySQL
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.04%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (31.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.22%) Subversion
3 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.07%) FxCop
5 4 (2.07%) Gerrit
5 4 (2.07%) Moq
5 4 (2.07%) NUnit
5 4 (2.07%) StyleCop
5 4 (2.07%) WiX
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.04%) JIRA
7 2 (1.04%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.04%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) MorphX
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 31 (16.06%) Games
2 13 (6.74%) Finance
3 8 (4.15%) Law
3 8 (4.15%) Legal
3 8 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.15%) Retail
4 7 (3.63%) Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Back Office
6 5 (2.59%) Marketing
7 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (68.39%) Developer
2 59 (30.57%) .NET Developer
3 54 (27.98%) Software Engineer
4 37 (19.17%) C# Developer
5 34 (17.62%) Software Developer
6 29 (15.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (15.03%) C# Software Engineer
6 29 (15.03%) C++ Developer
6 29 (15.03%) SQL Developer
7 23 (11.92%) .NET Software Engineer
7 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (11.40%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (10.36%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (9.33%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (8.29%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (7.77%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (7.77%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 14 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (6.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 13 (6.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (68.39%) .NET
2 80 (41.45%) ASP.NET
3 79 (40.93%) HTML
4 59 (30.57%) CSS
5 46 (23.83%) jQuery
6 42 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (19.69%) Web Services
8 29 (15.03%) HTML5
9 24 (12.44%) .NET Framework
9 24 (12.44%) XML
10 22 (11.40%) CSS3
11 21 (10.88%) AngularJS
12 20 (10.36%) Entity Framework
12 20 (10.36%) WinForms
12 20 (10.36%) WPF
13 19 (9.84%) REST
14 18 (9.33%) SignalR
15 17 (8.81%) Ajax
15 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (8.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) N-Tier
2 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.33%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (7.25%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.66%) iPad
6 9 (4.66%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.15%) LIMS
8 5 (2.59%) Health Informatics
8 5 (2.59%) Informatics
9 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
9 2 (1.04%) Economics
9 2 (1.04%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.52%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 84 (43.52%) Windows
2 19 (9.84%) Windows XP
3 13 (6.74%) Unix
4 10 (5.18%) Android
4 10 (5.18%) Linux
5 7 (3.63%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.90%) Software Engineering
2 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (32.64%) MVC
4 58 (30.05%) OO
5 56 (29.02%) Multithreading
6 34 (17.62%) Mentoring
7 27 (13.99%) OOP
8 24 (12.44%) SOA
9 23 (11.92%) SDLC
10 22 (11.40%) TDD
11 18 (9.33%) Scrum
12 16 (8.29%) Unit Testing
13 15 (7.77%) Web Development
14 12 (6.22%) TOGAF
15 11 (5.70%) OOD
16 9 (4.66%) UML
17 8 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (4.15%) Defect Tracking
17 8 (4.15%) Integration Testing
17 8 (4.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 124 (64.25%) C#
2 95 (49.22%) SQL
3 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
4 65 (33.68%) C++
5 30 (15.54%) Java
6 29 (15.03%) VB.NET
7 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
8 22 (11.40%) C
9 16 (8.29%) TypeScript
10 12 (6.22%) PHP
10 12 (6.22%) VC++
11 8 (4.15%) VBA
11 8 (4.15%) VBScript
12 7 (3.63%) VB
13 4 (2.07%) Ruby
13 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (24.87%) Degree
2 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) HND
4 1 (0.52%) MCSD
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) OCP
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 83 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.99%) Oracle
3 6 (3.11%) Adobe
4 4 (2.07%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.07%) VMware
4 4 (2.07%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.04%) Altova
5 2 (1.04%) Citrix
5 2 (1.04%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.52%) Facebook
6 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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