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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 128 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 100 190 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 3.37% 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.53% 28.79% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 80 165 181
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
688 660 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.64% 11.72% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 534 568 621
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -35 53 £42,500 - 13
Newbury -3 21 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Maidenhead -7 8 £40,000 -33.33%
Bracknell -7 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Slough -7 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Wokingham -18 1 £42,500 +17.24%
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 207 (92.00%) C#
2 200 (88.89%) .NET
3 143 (63.56%) ASP.NET
4 130 (57.78%) SQL Server
5 126 (56.00%) SQL
6 117 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (51.56%) HTML
7 116 (51.56%) Microsoft
8 101 (44.89%) CSS
9 95 (42.22%) MVC
10 92 (40.89%) jQuery
11 91 (40.44%) JavaScript
12 90 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 67 (29.78%) .NET Framework
14 61 (27.11%) Scrum
15 59 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (25.78%) XML
17 55 (24.44%) MS Excel
18 53 (23.56%) Web Services
19 52 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 51 (22.67%) Unit Testing
20 51 (22.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 46 (20.44%) WCF
22 44 (19.56%) Degree
23 42 (18.67%) Windows
24 40 (17.78%) Computer Science
25 37 (16.44%) T-SQL
26 36 (16.00%) Oracle
27 33 (14.67%) OO
27 33 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (14.22%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (5.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (4.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.33%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.44%) MS Office
3 4 (1.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (1.78%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.78%) Solid Edge
3 4 (1.78%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 18 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.33%) Office 365
2 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.78%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.00%) LDAP
2 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 4 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) 4G
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) Broadband
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 52 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.00%) RavenDB
8 8 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.67%) DTS
9 6 (2.67%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.78%) Text Mining
11 4 (1.78%) MySQL
11 4 (1.78%) Big Data
12 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.89%) MS Access
13 2 (0.89%) OLAP
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 90 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.67%) Subversion
4 11 (4.89%) JIRA
4 11 (4.89%) Selenium
5 9 (4.00%) MSTest
5 9 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.00%) ReSharper
6 8 (3.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.78%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.33%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.44%) Hudson
11 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (8.00%) Finance
2 16 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.56%) Automotive
4 4 (1.78%) Marketing
5 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 171 (76.00%) Developer
2 119 (52.89%) .NET Developer
3 81 (36.00%) C# Developer
4 73 (32.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (20.89%) Senior Developer
7 40 (17.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 25 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
10 22 (9.78%) Software Engineer
11 21 (9.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (8.44%) Web Developer
13 17 (7.56%) Consultant
13 17 (7.56%) Analyst
14 14 (6.22%) Test Analyst
15 12 (5.33%) Technical Leader
15 12 (5.33%) Agile .NET Developer
16 11 (4.89%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 11 (4.89%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (88.89%) .NET
2 143 (63.56%) ASP.NET
3 116 (51.56%) HTML
4 101 (44.89%) CSS
5 92 (40.89%) jQuery
6 67 (29.78%) .NET Framework
7 59 (26.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (25.78%) XML
9 53 (23.56%) Web Services
10 51 (22.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (20.44%) WCF
12 33 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 28 (12.44%) LINQ
14 25 (11.11%) WinForms
15 24 (10.67%) HTML5
16 20 (8.89%) Ajax
17 18 (8.00%) WSDL
18 13 (5.78%) CSS3
18 13 (5.78%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.78%) W3C
7 4 (1.78%) Social Media
7 4 (1.78%) Open Source
8 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.33%) CUDA
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) Social Network
9 2 (0.89%) Home Automation
9 2 (0.89%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.44%) MPEG
10 1 (0.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.67%) Windows
2 8 (3.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.22%) Linux
4 4 (1.78%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) UNIX
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (42.22%) MVC
3 61 (27.11%) Scrum
4 51 (22.67%) Unit Testing
5 33 (14.67%) OO
6 32 (14.22%) CRM
7 31 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 27 (12.00%) Web Development
9 26 (11.56%) OOP
10 19 (8.44%) TDD
11 16 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.78%) BDD
12 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.78%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.33%) OOD
13 12 (5.33%) Validation
14 10 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (4.44%) Workflow
14 10 (4.44%) UML
15 9 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 207 (92.00%) C#
2 126 (56.00%) SQL
3 91 (40.44%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.44%) T-SQL
5 28 (12.44%) C++
6 17 (7.56%) C
7 13 (5.78%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.33%) Java
9 9 (4.00%) VC++
9 9 (4.00%) VB
9 9 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.67%) VB6
10 6 (2.67%) PHP
11 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.33%) Perl
12 3 (1.33%) Python
13 2 (0.89%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (19.56%) Degree
2 30 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.33%) ISEB
4 11 (4.89%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.44%) MCTS
6 7 (3.11%) MCP
7 6 (2.67%) MCITP
7 6 (2.67%) MCSD
7 6 (2.67%) MCDBA
7 6 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.22%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 116 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.00%) Oracle
3 5 (2.22%) Telerik
4 4 (1.78%) SolidWorks
4 4 (1.78%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Nintex
6 1 (0.44%) Remedy
6 1 (0.44%) Borland
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) Meridio
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Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Parking
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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