The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.49% 5.10% 4.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 40.00% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 12
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
57 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.08% 12.76% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 38
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,350 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
Manchester

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 24 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (20.00%) Spring.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
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