The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 103 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 117 199 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 3.60% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.79% 33.11% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 176 186
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
697 601 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.39% 10.87% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 563 518 675
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -33 52 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Newbury -4 17 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Slough +12 13 £43,250 +11.61%
Maidenhead -2 12 £42,500 -29.16%
Bracknell -3 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Wokingham -10 1 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Windsor - 1 £48,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 236 (90.42%) .NET
2 230 (88.12%) C#
3 168 (64.37%) ASP.NET
4 147 (56.32%) SQL Server
5 141 (54.02%) SQL
6 126 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 124 (47.51%) HTML
8 107 (41.00%) CSS
9 103 (39.46%) MVC
10 96 (36.78%) JavaScript
11 93 (35.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 92 (35.25%) jQuery
13 72 (27.59%) .NET Framework
14 71 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (24.52%) Scrum
15 64 (24.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (23.37%) XML
18 59 (22.61%) MS Excel
19 57 (21.84%) Web Services
20 55 (21.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 52 (19.92%) WCF
22 51 (19.54%) Degree
23 50 (19.16%) Unit Testing
24 44 (16.86%) Computer Science
24 44 (16.86%) Windows
25 42 (16.09%) OO
26 41 (15.71%) SharePoint
26 41 (15.71%) T-SQL
27 39 (14.94%) CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 41 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (6.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.07%) IIS
5 6 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.92%) CMS
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.77%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.51%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (1.53%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.53%) Solid Edge
3 4 (1.53%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 25 (9.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.98%) Office 365
3 6 (2.30%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) LDAP
2 5 (1.92%) Internet
3 4 (1.53%) SAN
4 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.15%) Intranet
5 2 (0.77%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (56.32%) SQL Server
2 64 (24.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.07%) RavenDB
8 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.30%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.92%) DTS
11 4 (1.53%) Text Mining
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.53%) MySQL
11 4 (1.53%) Big Data
12 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.38%) IDOL
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 93 (35.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (11.88%) Selenium
3 15 (5.75%) Subversion
4 14 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.36%) MSTest
5 13 (4.98%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.21%) Selenium IDE
6 11 (4.21%) JIRA
7 8 (3.07%) ReSharper
8 7 (2.68%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.92%) TestComplete
10 5 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.38%) NCover
12 1 (0.38%) Hudson
12 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.38%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (9.96%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.07%) Automotive
4 4 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (68.58%) Developer
2 130 (49.81%) .NET Developer
3 83 (31.80%) C# Developer
4 77 (29.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (23.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 50 (19.16%) Senior Developer
7 47 (18.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (15.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 35 (13.41%) Analyst
10 30 (11.49%) Test Analyst
11 29 (11.11%) Software Developer
12 27 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
13 24 (9.20%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (6.90%) Software Engineer
15 17 (6.51%) Consultant
16 16 (6.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (6.13%) .NET Software Developer
17 15 (5.75%) Agile .NET Developer
17 15 (5.75%) Web Developer
18 14 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (90.42%) .NET
2 168 (64.37%) ASP.NET
3 124 (47.51%) HTML
4 107 (41.00%) CSS
5 92 (35.25%) jQuery
6 72 (27.59%) .NET Framework
7 62 (23.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (23.37%) XML
9 57 (21.84%) Web Services
10 55 (21.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 52 (19.92%) WCF
12 32 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (9.20%) HTML5
14 23 (8.81%) WinForms
14 23 (8.81%) Ajax
14 23 (8.81%) LINQ
15 19 (7.28%) WSDL
16 15 (5.75%) WPF
17 13 (4.98%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.86%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (2.68%) W3C
4 6 (2.30%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.53%) Social Media
6 3 (1.15%) Open Source
6 3 (1.15%) Replication
7 2 (0.77%) Physics
7 2 (0.77%) Social Network
7 2 (0.77%) CUDA
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.86%) Windows
2 11 (4.21%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.30%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.53%) Linux
6 3 (1.15%) Android
6 3 (1.15%) UNIX
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.46%) MVC
2 71 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.52%) Scrum
4 50 (19.16%) Unit Testing
5 42 (16.09%) OO
6 39 (14.94%) CRM
7 29 (11.11%) OOP
8 28 (10.73%) Software Engineering
9 27 (10.34%) TDD
10 25 (9.58%) Web Development
11 18 (6.90%) BDD
12 17 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (6.13%) Validation
14 15 (5.75%) Automated Testing
15 14 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (4.98%) Test Automation
17 12 (4.60%) OOD
18 11 (4.21%) Workflow
19 10 (3.83%) Software Testing
20 9 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 230 (88.12%) C#
2 141 (54.02%) SQL
3 96 (36.78%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.71%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.43%) VB.NET
5 22 (8.43%) C++
6 12 (4.60%) C
7 10 (3.83%) VB
7 10 (3.83%) Java
8 9 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.07%) VB6
10 7 (2.68%) VC++
11 3 (1.15%) PHP
11 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) COBOL
12 1 (0.38%) Python
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (19.54%) Degree
2 32 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (9.20%) ISEB
4 16 (6.13%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.83%) MCTS
5 10 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.30%) MCITP
6 6 (2.30%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.30%) MCP
6 6 (2.30%) MCSD
7 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.28%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 126 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.49%) Oracle
3 4 (1.53%) Telerik
3 4 (1.53%) SolidWorks
3 4 (1.53%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.77%) Alterian
4 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.38%) Nintex
5 1 (0.38%) IBM
5 1 (0.38%) Informatica
5 1 (0.38%) Borland
5 1 (0.38%) Apple
5 1 (0.38%) Meridio
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