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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 81 125 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.12% 3.32% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.44% 21.33% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 107
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
651 586 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.02% 15.55% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 489 475
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +6 8 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £47,500 -
Stockport -5 2 £34,750 -18.23% 1
Wigan -10 2 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Cheadle -11 2 £27,500 -26.66%
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 134 (80.24%) .NET
2 117 (70.06%) C#
3 104 (62.28%) SQL
4 99 (59.28%) SQL Server
5 92 (55.09%) ASP.NET
6 81 (48.50%) HTML
7 76 (45.51%) CSS
8 71 (42.51%) Microsoft
9 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
10 61 (36.53%) MVC
11 58 (34.73%) jQuery
12 47 (28.14%) .NET Framework
13 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (26.35%) OO
14 44 (26.35%) HTML5
15 38 (22.75%) Windows
16 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
17 32 (19.16%) SharePoint
18 30 (17.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (17.37%) Web Development
20 28 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (16.17%) T-SQL
22 26 (15.57%) CSS3
23 24 (14.37%) CMS
24 23 (13.77%) E-Commerce
25 22 (13.17%) OOP
25 22 (13.17%) Degree
25 22 (13.17%) SharePoint 2013
26 21 (12.57%) WCF
26 21 (12.57%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 32 (19.16%) SharePoint
2 24 (14.37%) CMS
3 22 (13.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (9.58%) IIS
5 10 (5.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (4.79%) Umbraco
7 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.59%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
3 5 (2.99%) PowerPivot
4 4 (2.40%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Zen Cart
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) DHCP
1 7 (4.19%) DNS
1 7 (4.19%) Firewall
1 7 (4.19%) LAN
2 6 (3.59%) WAN
2 6 (3.59%) HTTP
2 6 (3.59%) MPLS
3 5 (2.99%) VLAN
3 5 (2.99%) Wireless
4 2 (1.20%) Intranet
4 2 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (59.28%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (7.19%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) MySQL
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.20%) Big Data
9 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.60%) MS Access
10 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Subversion
2 11 (6.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (5.99%) TeamCity
3 10 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.99%) JIRA
4 5 (2.99%) ReSharper
4 5 (2.99%) NCrunch
5 3 (1.80%) NUnit
6 2 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) FxCop
7 1 (0.60%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.60%) Moq
7 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.60%) WiX
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (11.98%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Back Office
3 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.59%) Local Government
3 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 3 (1.80%) Games
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 140 (83.83%) Developer
2 56 (33.53%) .NET Developer
3 40 (23.95%) Software Developer
4 24 (14.37%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.58%) C++ Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Junior Developer
6 16 (9.58%) Junior
7 15 (8.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.99%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.59%) Graduate
12 6 (3.59%) Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (80.24%) .NET
2 92 (55.09%) ASP.NET
3 81 (48.50%) HTML
4 76 (45.51%) CSS
5 58 (34.73%) jQuery
6 47 (28.14%) .NET Framework
7 44 (26.35%) HTML5
8 28 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (15.57%) CSS3
10 21 (12.57%) WCF
10 21 (12.57%) Web Services
11 18 (10.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (10.18%) XML
12 17 (10.18%) Ajax
13 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (8.98%) XHTML
15 13 (7.78%) WinForms
16 11 (6.59%) XSLT
17 10 (5.99%) DirectX
18 8 (4.79%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.79%) Replication
4 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) Informatics
7 3 (1.80%) NHS
7 3 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.20%) Open Source
8 2 (1.20%) GIS
8 2 (1.20%) W3C
8 2 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.20%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.60%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.75%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.60%) Android
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.53%) MVC
2 46 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (26.35%) OO
4 29 (17.37%) Web Development
5 23 (13.77%) E-Commerce
6 22 (13.17%) OOP
7 21 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (11.38%) CRM
9 17 (10.18%) Scrum
10 16 (9.58%) TDD
10 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.98%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.38%) OOD
12 14 (8.38%) BDD
13 7 (4.19%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.19%) ERP
13 7 (4.19%) Line Management
14 6 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (3.59%) Analytics
14 6 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.06%) C#
2 104 (62.28%) SQL
3 68 (40.72%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.17%) T-SQL
5 19 (11.38%) C++
6 18 (10.78%) PHP
7 12 (7.19%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.99%) C
9 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.59%) Python
10 6 (3.59%) Java
10 6 (3.59%) VBScript
11 4 (2.40%) VBA
11 4 (2.40%) VB
12 3 (1.80%) Lua
13 2 (1.20%) VC++
13 2 (1.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
14 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.60%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) VCP4
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) MCP
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.40%) MCTS
4 4 (2.40%) MCPD
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) WMI
2 5 (2.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.99%) Business Objects
3 10 (5.99%) SAP
4 8 (4.79%) VMware
5 7 (4.19%) WatchGuard
6 6 (3.59%) EMC
6 6 (3.59%) Avaya
6 6 (3.59%) Sophos
7 5 (2.99%) Cisco
8 4 (2.40%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.80%) Open-E
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle
10 2 (1.20%) ESRI
11 1 (0.60%) Google
11 1 (0.60%) Wonderware
11 1 (0.60%) Adobe
11 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.60%) Ektron
11 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
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