The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.17% - 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% - 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Manchester

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

Development Applications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 35.67% 27.19% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Stockport

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
3 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
3 4 (57.14%) Sitefinity
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Wonderware
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
1 4 (57.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) FxCop
2 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) WiX
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Ninject
3 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Wonderware