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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 141 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 89 148 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.64% 2.75% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.38% 23.05% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 129 151
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
665 642 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.25% 11.92% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 513 508 593
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -4 64 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Slough -25 8 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Wokingham -2 4 £36,250 +15.07% 1
Newbury -11 4 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Maidenhead +1 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 144 (83.24%) C#
2 137 (79.19%) .NET
3 110 (63.58%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (61.27%) SQL Server
5 102 (58.96%) SQL
6 98 (56.65%) ASP.NET
7 88 (50.87%) HTML
7 88 (50.87%) Microsoft
8 83 (47.98%) JavaScript
9 80 (46.24%) CSS
10 76 (43.93%) jQuery
11 73 (42.20%) MVC
12 51 (29.48%) MS Excel
13 49 (28.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (27.17%) Degree
15 45 (26.01%) Scrum
16 40 (23.12%) XML
17 39 (22.54%) .NET Framework
17 39 (22.54%) Software Engineering
18 38 (21.97%) T-SQL
19 37 (21.39%) C++
19 37 (21.39%) Windows
19 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (19.65%) OO
20 34 (19.65%) Unit Testing
21 32 (18.50%) Web Services
22 29 (16.76%) WCF
22 29 (16.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 26 (15.03%) Finance
24 25 (14.45%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.94%) IIS
3 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (29.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.31%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.47%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 2 (1.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Trello
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Internet
2 4 (2.31%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.31%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (61.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.51%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.20%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (4.05%) MS Access
8 7 (4.05%) DB2
9 6 (3.47%) RavenDB
10 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.89%) MySQL
11 4 (2.31%) OLAP
11 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.31%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (2.31%) Big Data
12 3 (1.73%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (28.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.62%) Mercurial
4 7 (4.05%) Subversion
5 5 (2.89%) MSTest
5 5 (2.89%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.89%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.31%) NUnit
6 4 (2.31%) PeopleTools
6 4 (2.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.73%) Selenium
8 2 (1.16%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium IDE
General
1 26 (15.03%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.78%) Marketing
4 5 (2.89%) Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
5 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (63.58%) Developer
2 72 (41.62%) .NET Developer
3 39 (22.54%) C# Developer
4 33 (19.08%) Software Engineer
4 33 (19.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (14.45%) Senior Developer
6 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (11.56%) Software Developer
8 19 (10.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (10.98%) Web Developer
9 14 (8.09%) Graduate
9 14 (8.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (6.94%) Junior Developer
11 12 (6.94%) Junior
12 10 (5.78%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (5.78%) .NET Web Developer
12 10 (5.78%) C++ Developer
12 10 (5.78%) Analyst
12 10 (5.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (79.19%) .NET
2 98 (56.65%) ASP.NET
3 88 (50.87%) HTML
4 80 (46.24%) CSS
5 76 (43.93%) jQuery
6 40 (23.12%) XML
7 39 (22.54%) .NET Framework
8 37 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (18.50%) Web Services
10 29 (16.76%) WCF
10 29 (16.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (14.45%) HTML5
12 21 (12.14%) WinForms
13 20 (11.56%) Ajax
14 19 (10.98%) CSS3
15 18 (10.40%) XSLT
16 16 (9.25%) AngularJS
17 12 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (6.94%) LINQ
17 12 (6.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.83%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.31%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.31%) MPEG
5 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.31%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.73%) CUDA
7 2 (1.16%) Open Source
7 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) W3C
8 1 (0.58%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.39%) Windows
2 8 (4.62%) Linux
3 7 (4.05%) UNIX
4 5 (2.89%) Android
5 4 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.58%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (42.20%) MVC
3 45 (26.01%) Scrum
4 39 (22.54%) Software Engineering
5 34 (19.65%) OO
5 34 (19.65%) Unit Testing
6 20 (11.56%) Web Development
7 19 (10.98%) TDD
8 18 (10.40%) UML
9 15 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.67%) OOD
10 11 (6.36%) Workflow
11 10 (5.78%) Automated Testing
11 10 (5.78%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.20%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (4.62%) OOP
13 8 (4.62%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.05%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 144 (83.24%) C#
2 102 (58.96%) SQL
3 83 (47.98%) JavaScript
4 38 (21.97%) T-SQL
5 37 (21.39%) C++
6 24 (13.87%) Java
7 21 (12.14%) C
8 20 (11.56%) VB.NET
9 12 (6.94%) VC++
9 12 (6.94%) Python
10 10 (5.78%) Perl
11 9 (5.20%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.89%) PHP
13 4 (2.31%) Lua
13 4 (2.31%) VB
13 4 (2.31%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.73%) VBScript
15 2 (1.16%) XPath
15 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (27.17%) Degree
2 11 (6.36%) ISEB
2 11 (6.36%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.89%) CSSLP
5 4 (2.31%) MCP
6 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) MCTS
6 3 (1.73%) MCPD
7 2 (1.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Firmware
1 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 88 (50.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.56%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) Red Gate
4 6 (3.47%) IBM
5 4 (2.31%) Remedy
5 4 (2.31%) Sybase
5 4 (2.31%) Twitter
6 2 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (1.16%) Cognos
7 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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