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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 92 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 109 99 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.68% 2.68% 5.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.42% 19.19% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 187
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
707 516 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.41% 13.98% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 604 453 604
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Cheadle +19 19 £45,000 -
Stockport +4 14 £27,250 -26.35% 1
Wigan -3 4 £30,750 -27.64%
Bolton +7 2 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Altrincham +1 2 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 150 (68.18%) .NET
2 129 (58.64%) C#
3 108 (49.09%) SQL
4 102 (46.36%) Microsoft
5 101 (45.91%) HTML
5 101 (45.91%) SQL Server
6 97 (44.09%) JavaScript
7 89 (40.45%) CSS
8 86 (39.09%) jQuery
9 83 (37.73%) MVC
10 77 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (31.82%) Windows
12 65 (29.55%) ASP.NET
13 57 (25.91%) SharePoint
14 54 (24.55%) MS Excel
15 50 (22.73%) Scrum
16 46 (20.91%) Finance
16 46 (20.91%) Web Services
16 46 (20.91%) .NET Framework
17 41 (18.64%) Degree
18 39 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (17.73%) HTML5
19 37 (16.82%) XML
20 35 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 34 (15.45%) OOP
22 33 (15.00%) IIS
23 32 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 31 (14.09%) Git (software)
24 31 (14.09%) LINQ
24 31 (14.09%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 57 (25.91%) SharePoint
2 33 (15.00%) IIS
3 10 (4.55%) CMS
4 5 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.27%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.82%) Lync
6 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.91%) WordPress
7 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 54 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 12 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.36%) MS Office
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) Intranet
2 4 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (45.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (10.00%) RavenDB
5 15 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.91%) MySQL
7 11 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.18%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.27%) MS Access
12 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.91%) SQL Anywhere
14 2 (0.91%) Big Data
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (14.09%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.91%) ReSharper
4 13 (5.91%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (4.55%) NUnit
5 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (4.09%) Selenium
7 8 (3.64%) JUnit
7 8 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (2.27%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.27%) Subversion
9 4 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
10 3 (1.36%) NCrunch
11 2 (0.91%) FxCop
11 2 (0.91%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.91%) Moq
11 2 (0.91%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (20.91%) Finance
2 24 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.82%) Marketing
4 7 (3.18%) Back Office
5 3 (1.36%) Electronics
5 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (76.82%) Developer
2 51 (23.18%) .NET Developer
3 46 (20.91%) Senior Developer
4 39 (17.73%) Software Developer
5 31 (14.09%) C# Developer
6 22 (10.00%) Analyst
6 22 (10.00%) Junior
7 20 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 16 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Architect
10 12 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.55%) C++ Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Programmer
12 8 (3.64%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (68.18%) .NET
2 101 (45.91%) HTML
3 89 (40.45%) CSS
4 86 (39.09%) jQuery
5 65 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 46 (20.91%) Web Services
6 46 (20.91%) .NET Framework
7 39 (17.73%) HTML5
8 37 (16.82%) XML
9 32 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (14.09%) WCF
10 31 (14.09%) LINQ
11 30 (13.64%) Backbone.js
12 24 (10.91%) XSLT
13 22 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.45%) RESTful
16 11 (5.00%) CSS3
16 11 (5.00%) Ajax
16 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.45%) Social Media
3 11 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.64%) User Experience
5 6 (2.73%) FMCG
5 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.27%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.36%) Human Factors
7 3 (1.36%) Blog
7 3 (1.36%) iPhone
7 3 (1.36%) iPad
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Open Source
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.82%) Windows
2 21 (9.55%) Linux
3 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.27%) Android
5 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.73%) MVC
2 77 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.73%) Scrum
4 39 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (15.45%) OOP
6 28 (12.73%) OOD
7 26 (11.82%) Unit Testing
8 25 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 23 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 23 (10.45%) OO
10 21 (9.55%) Mentoring
11 19 (8.64%) CRM
12 18 (8.18%) TDD
13 14 (6.36%) Web Development
14 11 (5.00%) Communications Security
14 11 (5.00%) SEO
14 11 (5.00%) ETL
15 9 (4.09%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.09%) Validation
15 9 (4.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 129 (58.64%) C#
2 108 (49.09%) SQL
3 97 (44.09%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.73%) T-SQL
5 22 (10.00%) C++
6 13 (5.91%) VB
7 11 (5.00%) VBA
8 8 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.64%) PHP
9 6 (2.73%) Ruby
10 5 (2.27%) VBScript
11 4 (1.82%) VC++
11 4 (1.82%) C
11 4 (1.82%) Delphi
11 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) Java
13 2 (0.91%) XPath
13 2 (0.91%) Lua
14 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (18.64%) Degree
2 9 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.73%) MCP
4 4 (1.82%) CCNP
4 4 (1.82%) ACCA
4 4 (1.82%) CIMA
4 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.91%) MCTS
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) MCPD
7 1 (0.45%) HND
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 102 (46.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.45%) Oracle
3 11 (5.00%) VMware
4 9 (4.09%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.73%) Wonderware
6 5 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.27%) Adobe
7 4 (1.82%) SYSPRO
8 3 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) Open-E
9 2 (0.91%) Sybase
10 1 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.45%) Epiphany
10 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago