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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 99 110 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 2.71% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.71% 16.77% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 93 67 110
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
722 656 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.77% 16.15% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 652 541 457
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,600 £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 28 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 28 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 +2 11 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Bolton +8 3 £27,500 - 2
Altrincham +6 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Cheadle -5 2 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 148 (77.89%) .NET
2 138 (72.63%) C#
3 93 (48.95%) SQL Server
4 90 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 87 (45.79%) HTML
6 81 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 75 (39.47%) MVC
8 74 (38.95%) Microsoft
9 73 (38.42%) CSS
10 63 (33.16%) SQL
11 54 (28.42%) jQuery
12 52 (27.37%) .NET Framework
13 51 (26.84%) Web Services
14 41 (21.58%) HTML5
15 40 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 37 (19.47%) Degree
17 35 (18.42%) SDLC
18 34 (17.89%) C++
18 34 (17.89%) OO
19 32 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (16.32%) Mentoring
21 29 (15.26%) SharePoint
21 29 (15.26%) T-SQL
22 28 (14.74%) WCF
23 27 (14.21%) Unit Testing
23 27 (14.21%) XML
23 27 (14.21%) Windows
24 26 (13.68%) Scrum
25 23 (12.11%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (15.26%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.47%) CMS
3 13 (6.84%) Umbraco
4 12 (6.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (6.32%) IIS
5 9 (4.74%) Sitefinity
6 7 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.05%) Node.js
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Project
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
2 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.63%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.58%) Tridion
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.63%) Office 365
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) Internet
2 4 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (1.58%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (48.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.79%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (4.74%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.68%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.05%) SQLite
12 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.05%) MySQL
12 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.84%) NUnit
2 13 (6.84%) Subversion
3 12 (6.32%) ReSharper
4 10 (5.26%) Selenium
5 9 (4.74%) Moq
6 7 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (1.58%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.58%) WinDbg
10 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.05%) FxCop
11 2 (1.05%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.05%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.05%) WiX
11 2 (1.05%) JUnit
11 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (12.11%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Games
3 14 (7.37%) Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 132 (69.47%) Developer
2 56 (29.47%) .NET Developer
3 42 (22.11%) Software Developer
4 33 (17.37%) C# Developer
5 26 (13.68%) Web Developer
5 26 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (11.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (10.00%) Analyst
8 17 (8.95%) Graduate
9 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (7.37%) Graduate Developer
11 13 (6.84%) Programmer
11 13 (6.84%) C++ Developer
11 13 (6.84%) Software Engineer
12 11 (5.79%) C# Web Developer
12 11 (5.79%) C++ Software Developer
12 11 (5.79%) Graduate Software Developer
13 8 (4.21%) Architect
13 8 (4.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (77.89%) .NET
2 90 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 87 (45.79%) HTML
4 73 (38.42%) CSS
5 54 (28.42%) jQuery
6 52 (27.37%) .NET Framework
7 51 (26.84%) Web Services
8 41 (21.58%) HTML5
9 32 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (14.74%) WCF
11 27 (14.21%) XML
12 21 (11.05%) XHTML
12 21 (11.05%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.53%) REST
14 19 (10.00%) Entity Framework
15 15 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
15 15 (7.89%) Ajax
16 12 (6.32%) WPF
16 12 (6.32%) LINQ
17 10 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.16%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.16%) User Experience
5 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.63%) Replication
6 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.58%) Blog
7 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.58%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.05%) FMCG
8 2 (1.05%) iPhone
8 2 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Economics
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Informatics
9 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.21%) Windows
2 6 (3.16%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.47%) MVC
3 35 (18.42%) SDLC
4 34 (17.89%) OO
5 31 (16.32%) Mentoring
6 27 (14.21%) Unit Testing
7 26 (13.68%) Scrum
8 22 (11.58%) TDD
9 20 (10.53%) Project Management
10 18 (9.47%) OOD
11 17 (8.95%) UML
12 16 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 16 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.42%) BDD
13 13 (6.84%) Web Development
14 12 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (6.32%) ERP
14 12 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.32%) Content Management
14 12 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (72.63%) C#
2 75 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 63 (33.16%) SQL
4 34 (17.89%) C++
5 29 (15.26%) T-SQL
6 20 (10.53%) PHP
7 19 (10.00%) Java
8 12 (6.32%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.74%) VBA
10 7 (3.68%) Python
11 4 (2.11%) VC++
12 2 (1.05%) VBScript
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.05%) Ruby
12 2 (1.05%) XPath
12 2 (1.05%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) R
13 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (19.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) ISEB
3 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.58%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.68%) Capita
4 7 (3.68%) SAP
5 5 (2.63%) Telerik
6 3 (1.58%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.05%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.05%) IBM
7 2 (1.05%) Adobe
7 2 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) Altova
8 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
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