The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 20 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.00% 21.62% -
As % of the Development Applications category 43.14% 44.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham region.

Development Applications Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 46.36% 48.65% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 0
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

The demand trend of job ads across the Oldham 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 Oldham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oldham region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Oldham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 25 (92.59%) C++
2 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 23 (85.19%) C
3 23 (85.19%) Embedded C
4 22 (81.48%) PHP
4 22 (81.48%) HTML
4 22 (81.48%) .NET
4 22 (81.48%) MySQL
4 22 (81.48%) Degree
5 21 (77.78%) VB
5 21 (77.78%) Firmware
6 19 (70.37%) Electronics
6 19 (70.37%) Validation
6 19 (70.37%) Feasibility Study
7 17 (62.96%) Linux
8 15 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (55.56%) Algorithms
9 12 (44.44%) Embedded C++
10 11 (40.74%) VB6
11 5 (18.52%) C#
12 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
12 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
13 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
13 2 (7.41%) Retail
13 2 (7.41%) RIA
13 2 (7.41%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 19 (70.37%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Graduate
5 7 (25.93%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate C++ Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 19 (70.37%) Feasibility Study
2 19 (70.37%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) C
2 23 (85.19%) Embedded C
3 22 (81.48%) PHP
4 21 (77.78%) VB
5 12 (44.44%) Embedded C++
6 11 (40.74%) VB6
7 5 (18.52%) C#
8 2 (7.41%) Java
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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