The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 23 5 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 21.67% 29.63% -
As % of the Development Applications category 39.39% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -  
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 Oldham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 66 16 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 55.00% 59.26% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 3
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -42.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,750 £28,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Oldham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 30 (93.75%) C++
2 28 (87.50%) C
2 28 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 28 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 27 (84.38%) .NET
4 26 (81.25%) MySQL
4 26 (81.25%) PHP
4 26 (81.25%) HTML
4 26 (81.25%) Degree
5 25 (78.13%) Firmware
6 24 (75.00%) VB
7 23 (71.88%) Linux
7 23 (71.88%) Validation
7 23 (71.88%) Feasibility Study
8 22 (68.75%) Electronics
9 21 (65.63%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (65.63%) Algorithms
10 14 (43.75%) Embedded C++
11 12 (37.50%) VB6
12 6 (18.75%) C#
13 4 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
13 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (9.38%) RIA
14 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
15 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
15 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
15 2 (6.25%) Retail
15 2 (6.25%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 22 (68.75%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 12 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Graduate
5 7 (21.88%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Games Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Games Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Games Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 23 (71.88%) Feasibility Study
2 23 (71.88%) Validation
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C++
2 28 (87.50%) C
2 28 (87.50%) Embedded C
3 26 (81.25%) PHP
4 24 (75.00%) VB
5 14 (43.75%) Embedded C++
6 12 (37.50%) VB6
7 6 (18.75%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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