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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 129 139 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -43
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 97 89 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 1.63% 2.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.78% 13.32% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 93 80 135
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,400 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
578 668 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.15% 12.26% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 501 515 515
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -9 47 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Newbury +33 16 £62,500 +59.23% 1
Bracknell +12 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Wokingham -11 4 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Maidenhead -4 3 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Slough -5 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Windsor - 3 £55,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (78.28%) C#
2 138 (69.70%) .NET
3 131 (66.16%) SQL Server
4 97 (48.99%) SQL
4 97 (48.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (39.39%) HTML
7 74 (37.37%) Microsoft
8 72 (36.36%) jQuery
9 70 (35.35%) Degree
10 68 (34.34%) CSS
11 62 (31.31%) JavaScript
12 58 (29.29%) Windows
13 57 (28.79%) ASP.NET
14 54 (27.27%) Scrum
15 51 (25.76%) Oracle
16 50 (25.25%) Web Services
17 49 (24.75%) MS Excel
17 49 (24.75%) MVC
18 46 (23.23%) SharePoint
18 46 (23.23%) TDD
19 41 (20.71%) .NET Framework
20 39 (19.70%) Unit Testing
20 39 (19.70%) XSLT
21 38 (19.19%) Social Media
22 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
22 36 (18.18%) Nintex
23 35 (17.68%) HTML5
23 35 (17.68%) Workflow
23 35 (17.68%) Intranet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (23.23%) SharePoint
2 34 (17.17%) IIS
3 7 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 49 (24.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.01%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.05%) SaaS
3 9 (4.55%) IaaS
4 4 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) Intranet
2 4 (2.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (66.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.06%) Data Mining
5 9 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.53%) Big Data
7 5 (2.53%) DTS
7 5 (2.53%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.01%) MySQL
8 2 (1.01%) OLAP
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.01%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.51%) GIS
9 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (48.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (9.09%) NUnit
3 16 (8.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (5.56%) MSTest
5 10 (5.05%) Selenium
6 9 (4.55%) Subversion
7 7 (3.54%) FitNesse
7 7 (3.54%) HP UFT
7 7 (3.54%) Toad
8 6 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.03%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.53%) JIRA
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.52%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.01%) Moq
12 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.01%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (13.64%) Finance
2 17 (8.59%) Banking
3 15 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.04%) Automotive
5 5 (2.53%) Back Office
5 5 (2.53%) Legal
5 5 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (59.09%) Developer
2 51 (25.76%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.69%) C# Developer
4 34 (17.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 32 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 18 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (8.59%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (7.58%) Junior
10 15 (7.58%) Junior Developer
10 15 (7.58%) Test Leader
11 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (7.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (6.06%) SQL Developer
13 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 10 (5.05%) C# WCF Developer
14 10 (5.05%) Technical Leader
14 10 (5.05%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (69.70%) .NET
2 78 (39.39%) HTML
3 72 (36.36%) jQuery
4 68 (34.34%) CSS
5 57 (28.79%) ASP.NET
6 50 (25.25%) Web Services
7 41 (20.71%) .NET Framework
8 39 (19.70%) XSLT
9 35 (17.68%) HTML5
10 33 (16.67%) XSL
11 30 (15.15%) XML
12 28 (14.14%) WCF
13 25 (12.63%) Entity Framework
14 23 (11.62%) WinForms
15 21 (10.61%) WPF
16 20 (10.10%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (10.10%) Unity DI Container
17 17 (8.59%) AngularJS
17 17 (8.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.19%) Social Media
2 34 (17.17%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (6.57%) W3C
5 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.54%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.53%) Blog
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.29%) Windows
2 9 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.04%) Linux
4 7 (3.54%) CentOS
4 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.54%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.27%) Scrum
3 49 (24.75%) MVC
4 46 (23.23%) TDD
5 39 (19.70%) Unit Testing
6 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 35 (17.68%) Workflow
8 30 (15.15%) SDLC
9 25 (12.63%) SOLID
10 23 (11.62%) SOA
11 22 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (10.61%) Multithreading
13 19 (9.60%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.59%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (8.59%) Software Testing
15 16 (8.08%) Manual Testing
15 16 (8.08%) OOD
16 14 (7.07%) Analytics
16 14 (7.07%) Web Development
17 13 (6.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 155 (78.28%) C#
2 97 (48.99%) SQL
3 62 (31.31%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.15%) Java
5 27 (13.64%) C++
6 23 (11.62%) VB.NET
7 22 (11.11%) VB
8 13 (6.57%) VB6
9 11 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.54%) C
12 5 (2.53%) PHP
13 2 (1.01%) Python
13 2 (1.01%) X++
14 1 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 70 (35.35%) Degree
2 18 (9.09%) ISEB
2 18 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.03%) MCTS
5 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCITP
7 1 (0.51%) MCSD
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.63%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Hyper-V
1 7 (3.54%) Xen
2 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.76%) Oracle
3 36 (18.18%) Nintex
4 8 (4.04%) Rackspace
5 7 (3.54%) HP
5 7 (3.54%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco
7 2 (1.01%) Citrix
7 2 (1.01%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) Telerik
8 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Daily Bonus, Pension, Medical
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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