Period
to

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 6 months to 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 227 172 139
Rank change year-on-year -55 -33 +69
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 54 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 1.11% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.18% 5.99% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 29
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,310
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +36.84% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,125 £71,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,125 £77,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £48,750 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.09% +6.11% -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 976 902 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.01% 18.54% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 578 707 524
10th Percentile £36,637 £32,500 £33,825
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £74,688 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Manchester.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Manchester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) Degree
4 13 (41.94%) QA
4 13 (41.94%) Retail
5 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
5 10 (32.26%) HTTP
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) Intranet
8 7 (22.58%) Games
8 7 (22.58%) Qt
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
8 7 (22.58%) SDLC
8 7 (22.58%) Sports Betting
9 6 (19.35%) React
9 6 (19.35%) Ticket Management
9 6 (19.35%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (19.35%) QML
9 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (19.35%) Multithreading

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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Azure
3 2 (6.45%) AWS
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) Intranet
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Serenity BDD
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (41.94%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Games
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) C++ Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C++ Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C++ Games Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Games Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Games Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Qt
2 6 (19.35%) QML
2 6 (19.35%) React
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) MFC
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (6.45%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.23%) LINQ
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
2 7 (22.58%) Sports Betting
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (9.68%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Agile
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
4 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
4 6 (19.35%) Ticket Management
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.68%) 3D Programming
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (6.45%) Game Development
7 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C++
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) VC++
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft