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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.86% 4.12% 8.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.52% 21.88% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £50,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
58 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 24.89% 18.82% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 23 50
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) C#
4 16 (61.54%) HTML
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 16 (61.54%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) jQuery
8 9 (34.62%) Umbraco
8 9 (34.62%) XSLT
8 9 (34.62%) OO
9 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) CMS
10 7 (26.92%) MVC
10 7 (26.92%) OOP
11 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
11 6 (23.08%) IIS
11 6 (23.08%) HTML5
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 5 (19.23%) Degree
12 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
12 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 5 (19.23%) OOD
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 5 (19.23%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (34.62%) Umbraco
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) CMS
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 4 (15.38%) Sitefinity
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQLite
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.85%) FxCop
5 1 (3.85%) StyleCop
5 1 (3.85%) Moq
5 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.85%) WiX
5 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (34.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Architect
8 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (7.69%) UI Programmer
8 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) XSLT
7 6 (23.08%) HTML5
7 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) XHTML
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms
9 2 (7.69%) CSS3
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.85%) WPF
10 1 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) SEO
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Content Management
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) Communications Security
8 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) EPiServer
2 4 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.85%) Wonderware