The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 24 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.51% 2.74% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 37 22 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 29.13% 30.14% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 10
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bolton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Bolton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bolton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Bolton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (85.71%) SOLID
2 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Redis
2 5 (71.43%) Facebook
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) SignalR
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Social Media
2 5 (71.43%) iPad
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) SMS
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Angular Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Web Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior .NET Web Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Web Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (71.43%) SignalR
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPad
1 5 (71.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) SOLID
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Facebook