Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 124 193
Rank change year-on-year -63 +69 -53
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 41 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.57% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.61% 7.48% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 68
10th Percentile £35,125 £39,975 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,625 £62,000 £58,625
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 980 548 1,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.13% 20.95% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 757 459 1,096
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,625
90th Percentile £76,750 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 22 September 2021.

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 6 months to 22 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -15 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Stockport - 1 £57,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 39 (70.91%) C#
2 38 (69.09%) SQL Server
3 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 34 (61.82%) .NET
5 30 (54.55%) Azure
6 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (43.64%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
9 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (34.55%) Social Skills
11 18 (32.73%) Degree
12 17 (30.91%) React
13 15 (27.27%) Organisational Skills
13 15 (27.27%) Change Management
13 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
14 14 (25.45%) Blazor
14 14 (25.45%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (23.64%) Power Platform
15 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
16 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
16 12 (21.82%) Power BI
17 11 (20.00%) DevOps
17 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (18.18%) CSS
18 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (16.36%) OO
19 9 (16.36%) HTML
19 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET

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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (54.55%) Azure
2 13 (23.64%) Power Platform
3 6 (10.91%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (3.64%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (1.82%) AWS
6 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.82%) GitHub
6 1 (1.82%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (69.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) Power BI
3 11 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (7.27%) OLAP
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (7.27%) SSDT
8 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.64%) PolyBase
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Tableau
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.82%) AppVeyor
5 1 (1.82%) GitLab
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Postman
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (34.55%) Social Skills
3 15 (27.27%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Law
4 4 (7.27%) Public Sector
5 3 (5.45%) Finance
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Publishing
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.82%) Electronics
7 1 (1.82%) French Language
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Backend Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (3.64%) SCADA Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.82%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) .NET
2 17 (30.91%) React
3 14 (25.45%) Blazor
4 10 (18.18%) CSS
5 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.36%) HTML
6 7 (12.73%) jQuery
7 6 (10.91%) REST
8 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.09%) MDX
8 5 (9.09%) NLog
8 5 (9.09%) ServiceStack
9 4 (7.27%) Ajax
9 4 (7.27%) Web Services
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.45%) SOAP
10 3 (5.45%) Vue.js
10 3 (5.45%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) CSS3
12 1 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) SCADA
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 15 (27.27%) Change Management
4 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (20.00%) DevOps
7 9 (16.36%) Data Management
7 9 (16.36%) OO
8 8 (14.55%) ETL
8 8 (14.55%) OOD
9 7 (12.73%) Analytics
10 6 (10.91%) CRM
10 6 (10.91%) OOP
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
12 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning
12 4 (7.27%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.27%) R
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.82%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 14 (25.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.82%) SAP