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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 118 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 73 98 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 2.56% 2.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.24% 13.19% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71 92 68
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
790 743 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.74% 19.43% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 704 671 546
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 10 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Oldham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Wigan - 4 £30,000 -
Altrincham +8 3 £50,000 - 2
Bolton -9 1 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 93 (71.54%) .NET
2 83 (63.85%) C#
3 76 (58.46%) HTML
4 70 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 64 (49.23%) SQL Server
5 64 (49.23%) MVC
6 56 (43.08%) JavaScript
7 54 (41.54%) CSS
7 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (40.00%) Windows
9 51 (39.23%) SQL
10 48 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (36.15%) jQuery
12 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
13 40 (30.77%) C++
14 38 (29.23%) Software Engineering
15 34 (26.15%) Degree
16 33 (25.38%) HTML5
17 32 (24.62%) Scrum
18 29 (22.31%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (21.54%) SDLC
20 27 (20.77%) .NET Framework
21 25 (19.23%) Unit Testing
21 25 (19.23%) Oracle
21 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
22 24 (18.46%) T-SQL
22 24 (18.46%) Finance
22 24 (18.46%) Mentoring
23 22 (16.92%) CSS3
23 22 (16.92%) Web Development

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 10 (7.69%) NServiceBus
1 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.38%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.08%) WordPress
4 3 (2.31%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) Moodle
4 3 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.54%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.77%) DNN
6 1 (0.77%) Drupal
6 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.54%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.08%) AdWords
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Internet
2 5 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) WebEx
4 2 (1.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) MySQL
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.77%) Selenium
3 11 (8.46%) Subversion
4 10 (7.69%) FxCop
4 10 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 10 (7.69%) StyleCop
5 4 (3.08%) JIRA
5 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.54%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.77%) JMeter
8 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) MorphX
8 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Games
3 5 (3.85%) Advertising
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (74.62%) Developer
2 56 (43.08%) .NET Developer
3 31 (23.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 31 (23.85%) C# Developer
4 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (18.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (16.92%) Software Engineer
7 21 (16.15%) C++ Developer
8 19 (14.62%) Software Developer
9 14 (10.77%) Analyst
9 14 (10.77%) Analyst Developer
9 14 (10.77%) Lead Developer
9 14 (10.77%) SQL Developer
10 11 (8.46%) Programmer
11 10 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 10 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
11 10 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (71.54%) .NET
2 76 (58.46%) HTML
3 70 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 54 (41.54%) CSS
5 48 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (36.15%) jQuery
7 33 (25.38%) HTML5
8 27 (20.77%) .NET Framework
9 22 (16.92%) CSS3
10 21 (16.15%) AngularJS
10 21 (16.15%) XML
11 19 (14.62%) WCF
12 16 (12.31%) Entity Framework
12 16 (12.31%) Web Services
13 15 (11.54%) ATL
13 15 (11.54%) SignalR
13 15 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (10.00%) NHibernate
14 13 (10.00%) XHTML
15 10 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) N-Tier
2 18 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (11.54%) iPad
3 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.46%) User Experience
5 10 (7.69%) PMI
6 6 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) LIMS
8 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.08%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.54%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.54%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.77%) FMCG
10 1 (0.77%) Social Media
10 1 (0.77%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Unix
3 4 (3.08%) Android
3 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.23%) MVC
2 54 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.23%) Software Engineering
4 32 (24.62%) Scrum
5 28 (21.54%) SDLC
6 25 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 24 (18.46%) Mentoring
8 22 (16.92%) Web Development
9 20 (15.38%) TDD
10 17 (13.08%) Multithreading
11 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.77%) Integration Testing
12 13 (10.00%) People Management
13 10 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (6.92%) OO
14 9 (6.92%) SEO
15 8 (6.15%) SOA
16 7 (5.38%) API Integration
16 7 (5.38%) BDD
17 6 (4.62%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.85%) C#
2 56 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 51 (39.23%) SQL
4 40 (30.77%) C++
5 24 (18.46%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.54%) Java
7 11 (8.46%) PHP
8 8 (6.15%) VC++
9 7 (5.38%) C
9 7 (5.38%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.62%) VBScript
11 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.08%) VB
13 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.77%) VB6
14 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (26.15%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) HND
3 10 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.77%) MCSD
4 1 (0.77%) MCSE
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.77%) OCP
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) Oracle
3 5 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.08%) Alias
4 4 (3.08%) BMC
4 4 (3.08%) Google
4 4 (3.08%) IBM
4 4 (3.08%) Remedy
4 4 (3.08%) Zend
5 2 (1.54%) Perforce
6 1 (0.77%) Facebook
6 1 (0.77%) HP
6 1 (0.77%) Xamarin
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