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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 95 83 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 93 118 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.66% 2.96% 4.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.55% 19.90% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 99 169
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
741 593 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.23% 14.86% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 643 511 574
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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
Altrincham +10 14 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Stockport +11 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cheadle -9 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 144 (77.42%) .NET
2 124 (66.67%) C#
3 102 (54.84%) SQL
4 100 (53.76%) SQL Server
5 92 (49.46%) ASP.NET
6 91 (48.92%) HTML
7 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
8 79 (42.47%) CSS
9 71 (38.17%) JavaScript
10 70 (37.63%) jQuery
11 64 (34.41%) MVC
12 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (24.19%) HTML5
14 43 (23.12%) Web Services
15 42 (22.58%) .NET Framework
16 41 (22.04%) OO
17 37 (19.89%) SharePoint
18 33 (17.74%) XML
19 32 (17.20%) Degree
20 29 (15.59%) C++
20 29 (15.59%) CMS
20 29 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (15.05%) MS Excel
22 27 (14.52%) T-SQL
22 27 (14.52%) PHP
22 27 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (14.52%) Web Development
23 25 (13.44%) WCF
23 25 (13.44%) XHTML
23 25 (13.44%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 37 (19.89%) SharePoint
2 29 (15.59%) CMS
3 18 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (6.45%) IIS
5 10 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (5.38%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.76%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.23%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.61%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Mimecast
2 5 (2.69%) Office 365
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) Firewall
1 7 (3.76%) DNS
1 7 (3.76%) LAN
1 7 (3.76%) DHCP
2 6 (3.23%) WAN
2 6 (3.23%) Internet
2 6 (3.23%) MPLS
3 5 (2.69%) Wireless
3 5 (2.69%) VLAN
4 4 (2.15%) HTTP
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (53.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.08%) Big Data
9 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.08%) MySQL
10 1 (0.54%) MS Access
10 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQLite
10 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (11.29%) Subversion
3 8 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (3.76%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.76%) JIRA
5 6 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.15%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.15%) NUnit
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.61%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.08%) Moq
8 2 (1.08%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.54%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) FxCop
9 1 (0.54%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.54%) Grunt
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 9 (4.84%) Retail
2 9 (4.84%) Games
3 7 (3.76%) Banking
3 7 (3.76%) Local Government
4 6 (3.23%) Back Office
4 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (77.42%) Developer
2 58 (31.18%) .NET Developer
3 45 (24.19%) Software Developer
4 29 (15.59%) C# Developer
5 24 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (10.75%) Web Developer
7 17 (9.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (9.14%) C++ Developer
8 16 (8.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.53%) C++ Software Developer
9 14 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 12 (6.45%) Analyst
10 12 (6.45%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (5.38%) Graduate
12 9 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (4.30%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.30%) Junior
13 8 (4.30%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (77.42%) .NET
2 92 (49.46%) ASP.NET
3 91 (48.92%) HTML
4 79 (42.47%) CSS
5 70 (37.63%) jQuery
6 45 (24.19%) HTML5
7 43 (23.12%) Web Services
8 42 (22.58%) .NET Framework
9 33 (17.74%) XML
10 29 (15.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (13.44%) WCF
11 25 (13.44%) XHTML
12 21 (11.29%) CSS3
13 19 (10.22%) Ajax
14 18 (9.68%) Entity Framework
15 14 (7.53%) XSLT
15 14 (7.53%) DirectX
16 13 (6.99%) WinForms
17 12 (6.45%) OpenGL
18 11 (5.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.53%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.38%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.84%) Replication
5 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.15%) Informatics
7 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.15%) NHS
8 3 (1.61%) FMCG
9 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.54%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.41%) MVC
2 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (22.04%) OO
4 27 (14.52%) Web Development
5 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (11.29%) Scrum
6 20 (10.75%) OOD
7 19 (10.22%) BDD
8 18 (9.68%) TDD
8 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 16 (8.60%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.45%) OOP
13 11 (5.91%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.38%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.38%) ERP
14 10 (5.38%) CRM
15 9 (4.84%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 124 (66.67%) C#
2 102 (54.84%) SQL
3 71 (38.17%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.59%) C++
5 27 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 27 (14.52%) PHP
6 17 (9.14%) Java
7 12 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.84%) Python
9 7 (3.76%) VBA
9 7 (3.76%) C
9 7 (3.76%) VBScript
9 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.61%) VB
10 3 (1.61%) XPath
11 2 (1.08%) VC++
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.15%) ISEB
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.61%) MCP
3 3 (1.61%) MCTS
3 3 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) MCPD
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) WMI
2 5 (2.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.99%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) Sitecore
4 10 (5.38%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.84%) SAP
6 8 (4.30%) VMware
7 7 (3.76%) WatchGuard
8 6 (3.23%) EMC
8 6 (3.23%) Avaya
8 6 (3.23%) Sophos
9 5 (2.69%) Cisco
9 5 (2.69%) EPiServer
10 4 (2.15%) Capita
11 3 (1.61%) Adobe
11 3 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.08%) Telerik
13 1 (0.54%) IBM
13 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.54%) Wonderware
13 1 (0.54%) Open-E
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