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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 151 152 130
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 63 70 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 1.38% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.32% 10.97% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 88
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
676 638 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.18% 12.55% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 599 526 558
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bracknell +4 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Reading -7 16 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Slough +18 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Newbury -3 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Maidenhead -14 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (66.20%) .NET
2 91 (64.08%) C#
3 67 (47.18%) JavaScript
4 64 (45.07%) SQL
5 62 (43.66%) HTML
6 58 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (39.44%) Selenium
8 54 (38.03%) SQL Server
8 54 (38.03%) ASP.NET
9 53 (37.32%) Java
10 49 (34.51%) SDLC
11 45 (31.69%) Scrum
12 42 (29.58%) Finance
12 42 (29.58%) VB
13 40 (28.17%) Performance Testing
14 39 (27.46%) LoadRunner
15 38 (26.76%) JMeter
16 37 (26.06%) Degree
17 36 (25.35%) ISEB
18 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
18 34 (23.94%) Test Automation
19 33 (23.24%) Test Scripting
19 33 (23.24%) Microsoft
20 32 (22.54%) Software Testing
20 32 (22.54%) Gatling
21 31 (21.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 30 (21.13%) Workflow
23 29 (20.42%) Perl
24 28 (19.72%) CSS
24 28 (19.72%) Open Source

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 (18.31%) CMS
2 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.34%) IIS
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.41%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Mingle
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) DNS
1 25 (17.61%) Firewall
1 25 (17.61%) Internet
1 25 (17.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.04%) HTTP
3 4 (2.82%) Intranet
4 3 (2.11%) WAN
5 2 (1.41%) IMAP
5 2 (1.41%) NAS
5 2 (1.41%) SAN
5 2 (1.41%) SMTP
5 2 (1.41%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.93%) MS Access
4 7 (4.93%) MySQL
5 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (3.52%) DTS
5 5 (3.52%) OLAP
5 5 (3.52%) OLTP
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.41%) GIS
8 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.41%) QGIS
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (39.44%) Selenium
2 39 (27.46%) LoadRunner
3 38 (26.76%) JMeter
4 32 (22.54%) Gatling
5 26 (18.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (16.20%) TestNG
7 10 (7.04%) Maven
8 9 (6.34%) JIRA
9 6 (4.23%) Subversion
10 5 (3.52%) FitNesse
10 5 (3.52%) MSTest
10 5 (3.52%) NUnit
10 5 (3.52%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (2.82%) TestComplete
11 4 (2.82%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.11%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 42 (29.58%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Legal
3 5 (3.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (41.55%) Developer
2 35 (24.65%) Tester
3 33 (23.24%) Automation Tester
4 32 (22.54%) Senior Tester
5 30 (21.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 27 (19.01%) Software Engineer
7 26 (18.31%) .NET Developer
7 26 (18.31%) C# Developer
8 25 (17.61%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 25 (17.61%) Selenium Tester
9 24 (16.90%) Software Developer
10 21 (14.79%) Java Automation Tester
11 17 (11.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (11.97%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (10.56%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (9.15%) SQL Developer
14 10 (7.04%) Analyst
14 10 (7.04%) Java Engineer
14 10 (7.04%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (66.20%) .NET
2 62 (43.66%) HTML
3 54 (38.03%) ASP.NET
4 28 (19.72%) CSS
5 27 (19.01%) jQuery
6 25 (17.61%) Ajax
7 17 (11.97%) HTML5
7 17 (11.97%) Web Services
8 15 (10.56%) WCF
8 15 (10.56%) WPF
8 15 (10.56%) XML
9 12 (8.45%) .NET Framework
9 12 (8.45%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.75%) Entity Framework
11 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (7.04%) JDBC
12 9 (6.34%) COM
12 9 (6.34%) MFC
12 9 (6.34%) STL
12 9 (6.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.52%) Fintech
4 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.82%) Social Media
6 3 (2.11%) User Experience
7 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.41%) iPad
7 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.31%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.41%) Android
3 2 (1.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Unix
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.51%) SDLC
3 45 (31.69%) Scrum
4 40 (28.17%) Performance Testing
5 34 (23.94%) Software Engineering
5 34 (23.94%) Test Automation
6 33 (23.24%) Test Scripting
7 32 (22.54%) Software Testing
8 30 (21.13%) Workflow
9 28 (19.72%) Open Source
10 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
10 27 (19.01%) Defect Management
10 27 (19.01%) Functional Testing
10 27 (19.01%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (18.31%) MVC
12 25 (17.61%) CRM
12 25 (17.61%) Kanban
12 25 (17.61%) Workflow Management
13 24 (16.90%) DevOps
13 24 (16.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (64.08%) C#
2 67 (47.18%) JavaScript
3 64 (45.07%) SQL
4 53 (37.32%) Java
5 42 (29.58%) VB
6 29 (20.42%) Perl
7 22 (15.49%) VBScript
8 18 (12.68%) C++
9 13 (9.15%) VB.NET
10 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
11 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.93%) VBA
13 5 (3.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (3.52%) PHP
13 5 (3.52%) XAML
14 4 (2.82%) Python
15 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.70%) Ruby
16 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) Degree
2 36 (25.35%) ISEB
3 31 (21.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.93%) DBS Check
5 6 (4.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.01%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 33 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (4.23%) Telerik
4 4 (2.82%) HP
4 4 (2.82%) Nintex
4 4 (2.82%) SAP
5 3 (2.11%) Citrix
6 2 (1.41%) Ektron
6 2 (1.41%) IBM
6 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
7 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.70%) Rally
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