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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 95 83 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 2.23% 3.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.59% 15.15% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 91 75 148
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
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 £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
699 548 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.71% 14.74% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 657 478 626
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Stockport -3 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Wigan -7 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £47,500 -
Cheadle -3 7 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Altrincham +6 6 £43,750 +75.00% 1
Bolton -2 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 138 (75.00%) .NET
2 111 (60.33%) C#
2 111 (60.33%) SQL
3 102 (55.43%) SQL Server
4 96 (52.17%) ASP.NET
5 87 (47.28%) HTML
6 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
7 81 (44.02%) CSS
8 74 (40.22%) JavaScript
9 68 (36.96%) MVC
10 63 (34.24%) jQuery
11 59 (32.07%) OO
12 52 (28.26%) Windows
13 51 (27.72%) .NET Framework
14 49 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 45 (24.46%) HTML5
17 39 (21.20%) SharePoint
18 35 (19.02%) Web Services
19 32 (17.39%) Finance
19 32 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 28 (15.22%) Web Development
20 28 (15.22%) OOD
20 28 (15.22%) OOP
21 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (14.67%) CSS3
22 25 (13.59%) Degree
23 24 (13.04%) IIS
23 24 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
24 22 (11.96%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (21.20%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.04%) IIS
2 24 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (11.96%) CMS
4 14 (7.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (6.52%) Umbraco
6 7 (3.80%) MS Exchange
6 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.17%) Sitefinity
9 2 (1.09%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.09%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.07%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.72%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.09%) MS Office
7 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.09%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) DHCP
1 7 (3.80%) HTTP
1 7 (3.80%) DNS
1 7 (3.80%) LAN
1 7 (3.80%) Firewall
2 6 (3.26%) WAN
2 6 (3.26%) MPLS
3 5 (2.72%) Wireless
3 5 (2.72%) VLAN
4 2 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (1.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (55.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.89%) MySQL
7 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.17%) MS Access
10 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.63%) Big Data
11 2 (1.09%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.54%) SQLite
12 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Subversion
2 13 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (5.43%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.43%) JIRA
5 8 (4.35%) NUnit
6 7 (3.80%) ReSharper
6 7 (3.80%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.26%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (3.26%) NCrunch
7 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.72%) JUnit
8 5 (2.72%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.72%) Selenium
8 5 (2.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (2.17%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.54%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.54%) FxCop
General
1 32 (17.39%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Back Office
3 9 (4.89%) Marketing
4 6 (3.26%) Local Government
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (82.07%) Developer
2 58 (31.52%) .NET Developer
3 42 (22.83%) Software Developer
4 28 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 22 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (7.61%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Junior Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Junior
8 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.07%) C++ Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Programmer
11 11 (5.98%) Architect
11 11 (5.98%) Analyst
12 10 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (75.00%) .NET
2 96 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 87 (47.28%) HTML
4 81 (44.02%) CSS
5 63 (34.24%) jQuery
6 51 (27.72%) .NET Framework
7 45 (24.46%) HTML5
8 35 (19.02%) Web Services
9 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (14.67%) CSS3
10 22 (11.96%) WCF
11 20 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (8.70%) Ajax
13 16 (8.70%) XML
14 15 (8.15%) XSLT
15 13 (7.07%) WinForms
16 11 (5.98%) XHTML
16 11 (5.98%) JSON
17 9 (4.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.43%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.26%) FMCG
3 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.26%) Replication
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.63%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.09%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.09%) Open Source
7 2 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.09%) W3C
7 2 (1.09%) GIS
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.26%) Windows
2 9 (4.89%) Linux
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.96%) MVC
2 59 (32.07%) OO
3 49 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.22%) Web Development
4 28 (15.22%) OOP
4 28 (15.22%) OOD
5 22 (11.96%) Scrum
5 22 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.78%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.24%) TDD
8 17 (9.24%) CRM
9 15 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.61%) BDD
11 9 (4.89%) Validation
12 8 (4.35%) SEO
13 6 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.26%) ERP
13 6 (3.26%) ITIL
13 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.33%) C#
1 111 (60.33%) SQL
2 74 (40.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.96%) T-SQL
4 20 (10.87%) C++
5 11 (5.98%) PHP
5 11 (5.98%) VBA
6 10 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.89%) C
8 8 (4.35%) VB
9 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.63%) Java
10 3 (1.63%) Lua
11 2 (1.09%) VBScript
11 2 (1.09%) Ruby
11 2 (1.09%) VC++
11 2 (1.09%) Python
12 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.59%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) MCP
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.17%) MCTS
4 4 (2.17%) MCPD
5 1 (0.54%) HND
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.80%) vSphere
2 7 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) WMI
2 5 (2.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Sitecore
3 13 (7.07%) VMware
4 11 (5.98%) SAP
5 7 (3.80%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.80%) WatchGuard
6 6 (3.26%) Sophos
6 6 (3.26%) EMC
6 6 (3.26%) Avaya
7 5 (2.72%) Oracle
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco
8 4 (2.17%) Adobe
8 4 (2.17%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.63%) Open-E
10 2 (1.09%) ESRI
11 1 (0.54%) Google
11 1 (0.54%) Wonderware
11 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
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