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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 118 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 92 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.77% 2.74% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.77% 12.14% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 60 85 78
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
707 758 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.20% 22.55% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 621 667 455
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +18 13 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wigan - 4 £31,250 -
Cheadle +4 3 £47,500 +72.72%
Altrincham -8 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 128 (68.82%) C#
2 125 (67.20%) .NET
3 95 (51.08%) SQL Server
4 92 (49.46%) HTML
5 91 (48.92%) Windows
6 86 (46.24%) ASP.NET
7 81 (43.55%) SQL
8 78 (41.94%) Software Engineering
9 77 (41.40%) MVC
10 76 (40.86%) JavaScript
11 75 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (39.78%) Microsoft
13 70 (37.63%) CSS
14 69 (37.10%) C++
15 61 (32.80%) jQuery
16 55 (29.57%) Multithreading
17 54 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 49 (26.34%) OO
19 47 (25.27%) Degree
20 41 (22.04%) HTML5
21 37 (19.89%) N-Tier
21 37 (19.89%) .NET Framework
22 32 (17.20%) Mentoring
23 31 (16.67%) Scrum
23 31 (16.67%) Web Services
23 31 (16.67%) CSS3
24 30 (16.13%) SDLC
25 29 (15.59%) MS Excel
25 29 (15.59%) Unit Testing

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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.30%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.76%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.15%) CMS
4 4 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 3 (1.61%) Moodle
5 3 (1.61%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.08%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.54%) DNN
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.91%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.14%) Internet
2 16 (8.60%) HTTP
3 4 (2.15%) WebEx
4 2 (1.08%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (51.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.99%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (6.99%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.15%) MySQL
6 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.61%) MS Access
8 2 (1.08%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.08%) SQLite
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.53%) Subversion
3 10 (5.38%) FxCop
3 10 (5.38%) StyleCop
4 9 (4.84%) Selenium
5 8 (4.30%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.69%) JIRA
8 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.08%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.08%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.08%) Moq
10 2 (1.08%) NUnit
10 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.08%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.08%) WiX
11 1 (0.54%) MorphX
General
1 28 (15.05%) Games
2 22 (11.83%) Finance
3 8 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.76%) Law
4 7 (3.76%) Legal
5 5 (2.69%) Retail
6 4 (2.15%) Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 134 (72.04%) Developer
2 73 (39.25%) .NET Developer
3 54 (29.03%) Software Engineer
4 40 (21.51%) C# Developer
5 37 (19.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (17.20%) C++ Developer
7 29 (15.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (15.59%) Software Developer
8 27 (14.52%) SQL Developer
9 25 (13.44%) C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (12.90%) C# Software Engineer
11 21 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (10.75%) .NET Software Engineer
13 19 (10.22%) Lead Developer
14 18 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
16 16 (8.60%) Senior Software Engineer
17 13 (6.99%) JavaScript Developer
18 12 (6.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
18 12 (6.45%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (67.20%) .NET
2 92 (49.46%) HTML
3 86 (46.24%) ASP.NET
4 70 (37.63%) CSS
5 61 (32.80%) jQuery
6 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (22.04%) HTML5
8 37 (19.89%) .NET Framework
9 31 (16.67%) CSS3
9 31 (16.67%) Web Services
10 27 (14.52%) AngularJS
11 25 (13.44%) Entity Framework
11 25 (13.44%) XML
12 23 (12.37%) SignalR
13 17 (9.14%) WCF
13 17 (9.14%) WinForms
14 16 (8.60%) ATL
14 16 (8.60%) REST
15 15 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (8.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.89%) N-Tier
2 21 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.99%) Computer Science
6 12 (6.45%) iPad
7 10 (5.38%) Client/Server
7 10 (5.38%) User Experience
8 8 (4.30%) LIMS
8 8 (4.30%) PMI
9 4 (2.15%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.08%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.08%) Informatics
11 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.54%) Clustering
12 1 (0.54%) Replication
12 1 (0.54%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.92%) Windows
2 19 (10.22%) Windows XP
3 17 (9.14%) Unix
4 14 (7.53%) Linux
5 8 (4.30%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.76%) Android
6 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 77 (41.40%) MVC
3 75 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (29.57%) Multithreading
5 49 (26.34%) OO
6 32 (17.20%) Mentoring
7 31 (16.67%) Scrum
8 30 (16.13%) SDLC
9 29 (15.59%) Unit Testing
10 27 (14.52%) TDD
11 22 (11.83%) SOA
12 21 (11.29%) Web Development
13 20 (10.75%) OOP
14 16 (8.60%) Integration Testing
15 15 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.38%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (5.38%) People Management
17 9 (4.84%) Open Source
17 9 (4.84%) UML
18 8 (4.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 128 (68.82%) C#
2 81 (43.55%) SQL
3 76 (40.86%) JavaScript
4 69 (37.10%) C++
5 27 (14.52%) T-SQL
6 26 (13.98%) Java
7 24 (12.90%) C
8 17 (9.14%) VB.NET
9 13 (6.99%) TypeScript
10 11 (5.91%) VBScript
10 11 (5.91%) VC++
11 9 (4.84%) PHP
12 5 (2.69%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.15%) VB
14 3 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.61%) VBA
15 2 (1.08%) Ruby
15 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (25.27%) Degree
2 11 (5.91%) HND
3 8 (4.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) OCP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) Firmware
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 74 (39.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.52%) Oracle
3 6 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.15%) Alias
4 4 (2.15%) BMC
4 4 (2.15%) IBM
4 4 (2.15%) Remedy
5 2 (1.08%) Adobe
5 2 (1.08%) Perforce
5 2 (1.08%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
6 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.54%) Zend
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