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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 153 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 73 141 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 2.47% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.64% 22.49% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 69 124 116
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
627 627 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.39% 10.99% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 493 512 479
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 0 48 £45,000 - 7
Maidenhead -3 10 £35,000 -25.53% 1
Slough -22 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Newbury +2 3 £37,500 -6.83%
Bracknell +6 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 122 (77.22%) .NET
2 119 (75.32%) C#
3 113 (71.52%) SQL Server
4 112 (70.89%) SQL
5 106 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (56.96%) ASP.NET
7 87 (55.06%) Microsoft
8 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
9 72 (45.57%) HTML
9 72 (45.57%) MVC
10 70 (44.30%) CSS
10 70 (44.30%) jQuery
11 56 (35.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 54 (34.18%) Degree
13 49 (31.01%) MS Excel
14 46 (29.11%) Scrum
15 42 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
17 38 (24.05%) T-SQL
18 37 (23.42%) Windows
19 35 (22.15%) OO
20 32 (20.25%) Finance
21 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
22 30 (18.99%) HTML5
22 30 (18.99%) XML
23 28 (17.72%) C++
24 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
25 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
25 25 (15.82%) QA
26 23 (14.56%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (31.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.16%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (71.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.96%) RavenDB
4 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.16%) DB2
8 4 (2.53%) Big Data
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.53%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.27%) MS Access
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (35.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.43%) MSTest
4 6 (3.80%) Subversion
5 5 (3.16%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.16%) Selenium
5 5 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (3.16%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.53%) PeopleTools
6 4 (2.53%) NUnit
7 3 (1.90%) JIRA
7 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.63%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (20.25%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.43%) Banking
5 5 (3.16%) Retail
6 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (53.80%) Developer
2 54 (34.18%) .NET Developer
3 37 (23.42%) C# Developer
4 29 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (14.56%) Software Engineer
6 17 (10.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Test Leader
8 15 (9.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Junior Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Analyst
9 14 (8.86%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Junior
10 13 (8.23%) Test Analyst
11 11 (6.96%) Architect
11 11 (6.96%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (6.33%) Tester
12 10 (6.33%) Software Test Analyst
13 9 (5.70%) Graduate
13 9 (5.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (77.22%) .NET
2 90 (56.96%) ASP.NET
3 72 (45.57%) HTML
4 70 (44.30%) CSS
4 70 (44.30%) jQuery
5 42 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
7 30 (18.99%) HTML5
7 30 (18.99%) XML
8 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
9 23 (14.56%) CSS3
10 22 (13.92%) Entity Framework
10 22 (13.92%) WCF
11 17 (10.76%) Web Services
12 15 (9.49%) WF
12 15 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (8.86%) LINQ
13 14 (8.86%) Ajax
14 13 (8.23%) WinForms
14 13 (8.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.13%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) MPEG
6 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) CUDA
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.42%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
3 5 (3.16%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.57%) MVC
3 46 (29.11%) Scrum
4 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 35 (22.15%) OO
6 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
7 21 (13.29%) TDD
8 19 (12.03%) Software Testing
8 19 (12.03%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.49%) Workflow
10 14 (8.86%) Web Development
11 13 (8.23%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.59%) UML
13 11 (6.96%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (6.33%) CQRS
15 9 (5.70%) Software Architecture
15 9 (5.70%) E-business
16 8 (5.06%) OOD
16 8 (5.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (75.32%) C#
2 112 (70.89%) SQL
3 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.05%) T-SQL
5 28 (17.72%) C++
6 20 (12.66%) VB.NET
7 14 (8.86%) VC++
7 14 (8.86%) Java
8 10 (6.33%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.33%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.53%) Lua
10 3 (1.90%) C
11 2 (1.27%) VBScript
11 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.27%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 54 (34.18%) Degree
2 21 (13.29%) ISEB
2 21 (13.29%) ISTQB
3 19 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.16%) MCTS
4 5 (3.16%) MCP
4 5 (3.16%) PhD
4 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) CSSLP
4 5 (3.16%) MCPD
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 87 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.03%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) Twitter
4 5 (3.16%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos
5 2 (1.27%) Telerik
5 2 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.63%) Sybase
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
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