The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 93 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 150 94 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.80% 2.71% 2.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.71% 12.86% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 130 86 77
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 955 731 757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.18% 21.07% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 804 622 665
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Manchester

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham -8 20 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Bolton 0 7 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Sale -1 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Stockport -22 5 £39,250 +1.29% 2
Cheadle -2 2 £36,250 -23.68%
Altrincham -14 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Bury - 1 £40,000 -
Wigan - 1 £38,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 182 (80.89%) .NET
2 163 (72.44%) C#
3 126 (56.00%) HTML
4 115 (51.11%) SQL Server
5 111 (49.33%) SQL
6 108 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 95 (42.22%) ASP.NET
8 94 (41.78%) Software Engineering
9 89 (39.56%) C++
10 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (38.67%) MVC
12 86 (38.22%) Degree
13 82 (36.44%) jQuery
14 76 (33.78%) JavaScript
15 73 (32.44%) CSS
16 58 (25.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 58 (25.78%) Windows
17 55 (24.44%) C
18 52 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 51 (22.67%) XML
19 51 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (22.67%) HTML5
20 49 (21.78%) Linux
20 49 (21.78%) Web Services
21 48 (21.33%) .NET Framework
21 48 (21.33%) WCF
21 48 (21.33%) iPad
22 46 (20.44%) Ajax
23 40 (17.78%) SDLC
24 39 (17.33%) OO

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (5.33%) CMS
1 12 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.44%) EPiServer
2 10 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (4.44%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.89%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.22%) PlanetPress Connect
3 3 (1.33%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.33%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.56%) GitHub
3 7 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.22%) RS-232
1 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.22%) HTTP
3 5 (2.22%) SMS
4 1 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 52 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.89%) MySQL
4 16 (7.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (4.89%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.67%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.22%) Redis
13 3 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.89%) MS Access
14 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (25.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.67%) NuGet
3 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.22%) Subversion
4 11 (4.89%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Blend
5 10 (4.44%) MSI
5 10 (4.44%) MSTest
5 10 (4.44%) NUnit
5 10 (4.44%) WiX
6 9 (4.00%) Selenium
7 8 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.11%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.33%) JMeter
11 2 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 38 (16.89%) Finance
2 33 (14.67%) Electronics
3 31 (13.78%) Games
4 22 (9.78%) Marketing
5 17 (7.56%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.89%) Legal
7 10 (4.44%) Retail
8 9 (4.00%) Banking
9 7 (3.11%) Law
9 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.22%) Publishing
11 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.89%) Advertising
13 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (70.67%) Developer
2 90 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 71 (31.56%) C# Developer
4 64 (28.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (24.00%) Software Developer
6 35 (15.56%) Software Engineer
7 31 (13.78%) Embedded Engineer
8 30 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (10.22%) C++ Developer
10 22 (9.78%) Senior Developer
11 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (7.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 17 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.56%) Graduate
12 17 (7.56%) Web Developer
13 16 (7.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 15 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
15 14 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
16 13 (5.78%) C++ Software Developer
17 12 (5.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (80.89%) .NET
2 126 (56.00%) HTML
3 95 (42.22%) ASP.NET
4 82 (36.44%) jQuery
5 73 (32.44%) CSS
6 51 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (22.67%) HTML5
6 51 (22.67%) XML
7 49 (21.78%) Web Services
8 48 (21.33%) .NET Framework
8 48 (21.33%) WCF
9 46 (20.44%) Ajax
10 36 (16.00%) JSON
11 34 (15.11%) Entity Framework
12 33 (14.67%) AngularJS
12 33 (14.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (12.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (8.00%) NHibernate
14 18 (8.00%) WPF
14 18 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.33%) iPad
2 33 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.33%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.44%) Data Structures
7 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 10 (4.44%) Internet of Things
8 7 (3.11%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.67%) Graphic Design
10 5 (2.22%) Social Media
11 4 (1.78%) Blog
12 3 (1.33%) FMCG
12 3 (1.33%) RIA
13 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
14 1 (0.44%) User Experience
14 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.78%) Windows
2 49 (21.78%) Linux
3 21 (9.33%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (6.22%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.44%) Mac OS
5 10 (4.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 7 (3.11%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.11%) Unix
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Android
8 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.78%) Software Engineering
2 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (38.67%) MVC
4 40 (17.78%) SDLC
5 39 (17.33%) OO
6 34 (15.11%) Web Development
7 32 (14.22%) Multithreading
8 31 (13.78%) Web Application Development
9 28 (12.44%) Scrum
10 27 (12.00%) Problem Management
10 27 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 23 (10.22%) Feasibility Study
11 23 (10.22%) Validation
12 22 (9.78%) TDD
12 22 (9.78%) Waterfall
13 19 (8.44%) Kanban
14 18 (8.00%) OOD
15 17 (7.56%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.11%) BDD
17 14 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 163 (72.44%) C#
2 111 (49.33%) SQL
3 89 (39.56%) C++
4 76 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 55 (24.44%) C
6 37 (16.44%) PHP
7 36 (16.00%) Embedded C
8 30 (13.33%) VB
9 25 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 22 (9.78%) Java
11 16 (7.11%) TypeScript
11 16 (7.11%) VB6
12 14 (6.22%) Embedded C++
13 10 (4.44%) XAML
14 7 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.67%) VBA
16 4 (1.78%) Python
16 4 (1.78%) Ruby
17 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (38.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.78%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 29 (12.89%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 108 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.78%) Oracle
3 11 (4.89%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.44%) SAP
5 5 (2.22%) Facebook
6 4 (1.78%) Freescale
7 3 (1.33%) iManage
7 3 (1.33%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.44%) Nintex
8 1 (0.44%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago