The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 142 156 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 81 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.54% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.83% 11.25% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 82
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
631 720 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.86% 13.72% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 542 611 536
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -14 19 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Bracknell +7 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Slough +23 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Newbury +2 6 £35,000 -30.00%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 88 (66.67%) .NET
2 85 (64.39%) C#
3 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (46.21%) JavaScript
5 56 (42.42%) SQL
5 56 (42.42%) HTML
5 56 (42.42%) Selenium
6 53 (40.15%) Scrum
7 51 (38.64%) Java
8 49 (37.12%) ASP.NET
9 42 (31.82%) Finance
9 42 (31.82%) Performance Testing
9 42 (31.82%) SDLC
10 41 (31.06%) LoadRunner
10 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
11 39 (29.55%) VB
11 39 (29.55%) ISEB
11 39 (29.55%) JMeter
12 36 (27.27%) Test Scripting
13 35 (26.52%) Degree
14 34 (25.76%) Software Testing
14 34 (25.76%) Test Automation
14 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
14 34 (25.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 33 (25.00%) Gatling
15 33 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 30 (22.73%) Perl
17 29 (21.97%) Open Source
18 28 (21.21%) Functional Testing
18 28 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 26 (19.70%) CMS
2 10 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.52%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.03%) SaaS
3 3 (2.27%) Google Apps
3 3 (2.27%) Slack
4 2 (1.52%) IaaS
4 2 (1.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.70%) DNS
1 26 (19.70%) Firewall
1 26 (19.70%) Internet
1 26 (19.70%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.58%) HTTP
3 4 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) IMAP
4 2 (1.52%) NAS
4 2 (1.52%) SAN
4 2 (1.52%) SMTP
4 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.55%) MySQL
5 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (3.79%) MS Access
5 5 (3.79%) OLAP
5 5 (3.79%) OLTP
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.52%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.52%) DTS
8 2 (1.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.76%) GIS
9 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (42.42%) Selenium
2 41 (31.06%) LoadRunner
3 39 (29.55%) JMeter
4 33 (25.00%) Gatling
5 24 (18.18%) TestNG
6 20 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (8.33%) JIRA
8 10 (7.58%) Maven
9 9 (6.82%) FitNesse
10 7 (5.30%) NUnit
11 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.55%) TestComplete
12 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 3 (2.27%) Moq
14 3 (2.27%) MSTest
14 3 (2.27%) Subversion
15 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
15 2 (1.52%) MSBuild
15 2 (1.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 42 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Developer
2 36 (27.27%) Tester
3 34 (25.76%) Automation Tester
4 33 (25.00%) Senior Tester
5 31 (23.48%) Senior Automation Tester
6 28 (21.21%) Software Engineer
7 26 (19.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 26 (19.70%) Selenium Tester
8 23 (17.42%) C# Developer
9 22 (16.67%) .NET Developer
9 22 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
10 18 (13.64%) Software Developer
11 17 (12.88%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (10.61%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
14 10 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (7.58%) Java Engineer
14 10 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
15 9 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
16 8 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (66.67%) .NET
2 56 (42.42%) HTML
3 49 (37.12%) ASP.NET
4 26 (19.70%) Ajax
5 19 (14.39%) CSS
5 19 (14.39%) Web Services
6 16 (12.12%) WPF
7 15 (11.36%) HTML5
7 15 (11.36%) jQuery
8 14 (10.61%) WCF
9 13 (9.85%) Entity Framework
10 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.33%) MAPI
11 10 (7.58%) JDBC
12 9 (6.82%) DCOM
13 8 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (6.06%) COM
13 8 (6.06%) MFC
13 8 (6.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) Fintech
5 4 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.15%) Scrum
3 42 (31.82%) Performance Testing
3 42 (31.82%) SDLC
4 36 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 34 (25.76%) Software Testing
5 34 (25.76%) Test Automation
6 33 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 29 (21.97%) Open Source
8 28 (21.21%) Defect Management
8 28 (21.21%) Functional Testing
8 28 (21.21%) Kanban
8 28 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (20.45%) TDD
10 26 (19.70%) Automated Testing
10 26 (19.70%) CRM
10 26 (19.70%) Workflow
10 26 (19.70%) Workflow Management
11 25 (18.94%) DevOps
12 24 (18.18%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.39%) C#
2 61 (46.21%) JavaScript
3 56 (42.42%) SQL
4 51 (38.64%) Java
5 39 (29.55%) VB
6 30 (22.73%) Perl
7 23 (17.42%) VBScript
8 20 (15.15%) C++
9 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
10 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (3.79%) Python
12 5 (3.79%) VBA
12 5 (3.79%) XAML
13 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.52%) PHP
15 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.76%) Ruby
15 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (29.55%) ISEB
2 35 (26.52%) Degree
3 34 (25.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.79%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.70%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.76%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) HP
3 5 (3.79%) SAP
4 4 (3.03%) Citrix
5 3 (2.27%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) Ektron
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Telerik
6 2 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Capita
7 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.76%) Rally
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