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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.76% 3.11% 5.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.35% 10.94% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
68 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 36.36% 28.44% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 26
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Stockport

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 20 (58.82%) Web Services
5 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
6 17 (50.00%) OO
6 17 (50.00%) Degree
7 16 (47.06%) SQL
8 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
8 15 (44.12%) MVC
9 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
10 13 (38.24%) OOP
11 12 (35.29%) Windows
11 12 (35.29%) CSS
11 12 (35.29%) HTML
11 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
12 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
13 9 (26.47%) N-Tier
14 8 (23.53%) Scrum
14 8 (23.53%) OOD
14 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
14 8 (23.53%) XML
14 8 (23.53%) XSLT
14 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
15 7 (20.59%) WCF
15 7 (20.59%) WPF
15 7 (20.59%) jQuery
15 7 (20.59%) Multithreading

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Sitefinity
2 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQLite
3 3 (8.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) FxCop
2 4 (11.76%) Gerrit
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Moq
2 4 (11.76%) NUnit
2 4 (11.76%) StyleCop
2 4 (11.76%) WiX
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 13 (38.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
6 8 (23.53%) Architect
6 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (20.59%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
9 5 (14.71%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 20 (58.82%) Web Services
3 12 (35.29%) CSS
3 12 (35.29%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) XSLT
5 7 (20.59%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) WCF
5 7 (20.59%) WPF
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (14.71%) LINQ
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) Ninject
8 4 (11.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) N-Tier
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) OO
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 13 (38.24%) OOP
5 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (23.53%) OOD
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Change Control
9 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.76%) Content Management
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) CRM
9 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (11.76%) MVVM
9 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Sitecore
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Wonderware
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