Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 1.67% 6.37% 7.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.96% 18.46% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 31
Stockport median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +26.51% +27.69%
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £67,500 £53,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%

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 Stockport with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 67 130 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 18.61% 34.48% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 55 124 145
Stockport median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,800 £29,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Stockport

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) API Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (50.00%) Capita
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Diagnostic Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) API Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft