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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 131 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 99 189 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 3.32% 3.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 28.00% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81 163 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
660 675 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.28% 11.84% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 513 570 591
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 October 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 October 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 -23 55 £42,500 - 6
Newbury -7 22 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Maidenhead -7 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Bracknell -5 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Slough -5 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wokingham -14 2 £48,750 +34.48%
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 203 (91.86%) C#
2 192 (86.88%) .NET
3 137 (61.99%) ASP.NET
4 126 (57.01%) SQL Server
5 124 (56.11%) SQL
6 115 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (51.13%) HTML
8 110 (49.77%) Microsoft
9 99 (44.80%) CSS
10 94 (42.53%) MVC
11 91 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 90 (40.72%) JavaScript
12 90 (40.72%) jQuery
13 66 (29.86%) .NET Framework
14 59 (26.70%) Scrum
15 57 (25.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 55 (24.89%) Unit Testing
16 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
17 54 (24.43%) XML
18 52 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 49 (22.17%) Web Services
19 49 (22.17%) SQL Server 2008
20 44 (19.91%) WCF
21 43 (19.46%) Degree
22 39 (17.65%) Computer Science
23 37 (16.74%) Oracle
23 37 (16.74%) Windows
24 35 (15.84%) T-SQL
25 33 (14.93%) OO
25 33 (14.93%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.88%) IIS
3 12 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.36%) CMS
6 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (1.81%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.81%) Solid Edge
3 4 (1.81%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.52%) Office 365
1 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.62%) SaaS
3 4 (1.81%) GitHub
4 2 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) LDAP
2 5 (2.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) SAN
3 3 (1.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.36%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 49 (22.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (4.07%) RavenDB
8 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.71%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.26%) DTS
10 5 (2.26%) MySQL
11 4 (1.81%) Text Mining
11 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.81%) Big Data
12 2 (0.90%) MS Access
12 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 91 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.79%) Subversion
4 11 (4.98%) JIRA
5 9 (4.07%) MSTest
5 9 (4.07%) Eclipse
5 9 (4.07%) ReSharper
5 9 (4.07%) Selenium
6 8 (3.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.81%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.81%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.36%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.90%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.45%) Hudson
11 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (9.05%) Finance
2 16 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.62%) Automotive
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 170 (76.92%) Developer
2 120 (54.30%) .NET Developer
3 83 (37.56%) C# Developer
4 75 (33.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 49 (22.17%) Senior Developer
7 42 (19.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (16.74%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (11.31%) Software Engineer
10 23 (10.41%) Software Developer
11 22 (9.95%) Web Developer
11 22 (9.95%) SharePoint Developer
12 21 (9.50%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (6.79%) Consultant
13 15 (6.79%) Analyst
14 12 (5.43%) .NET Web Developer
14 12 (5.43%) Test Analyst
14 12 (5.43%) Agile .NET Developer
15 11 (4.98%) Programmer
15 11 (4.98%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (86.88%) .NET
2 137 (61.99%) ASP.NET
3 113 (51.13%) HTML
4 99 (44.80%) CSS
5 90 (40.72%) jQuery
6 66 (29.86%) .NET Framework
7 57 (25.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (24.43%) XML
9 52 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 49 (22.17%) Web Services
11 44 (19.91%) WCF
12 31 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (12.22%) LINQ
14 25 (11.31%) WinForms
15 21 (9.50%) HTML5
16 16 (7.24%) Ajax
17 14 (6.33%) WSDL
18 12 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
19 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 11 (4.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.50%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.07%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.81%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.81%) Open Source
6 4 (1.81%) Social Media
7 3 (1.36%) CUDA
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.36%) W3C
8 2 (0.90%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Social Network
8 2 (0.90%) User Experience
8 2 (0.90%) Home Automation
9 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.74%) Windows
2 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.26%) Linux
4 4 (1.81%) UNIX
4 4 (1.81%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.81%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (42.53%) MVC
3 59 (26.70%) Scrum
4 55 (24.89%) Unit Testing
5 33 (14.93%) OO
5 33 (14.93%) Software Engineering
6 29 (13.12%) CRM
7 25 (11.31%) Web Development
8 24 (10.86%) OOP
9 18 (8.14%) TDD
10 16 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.24%) OOD
11 14 (6.33%) UML
12 13 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.98%) BDD
14 11 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (4.52%) Validation
16 9 (4.07%) Domain-Driven Design
16 9 (4.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (91.86%) C#
2 124 (56.11%) SQL
3 90 (40.72%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.84%) T-SQL
5 30 (13.57%) C++
6 22 (9.95%) C
7 14 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 13 (5.88%) Java
9 9 (4.07%) VB
9 9 (4.07%) VC++
10 7 (3.17%) Python
10 7 (3.17%) Perl
10 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.71%) VB6
11 6 (2.71%) PHP
12 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (19.46%) Degree
2 26 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.98%) ISEB
4 10 (4.52%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.62%) MCTS
6 5 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.26%) MCP
7 4 (1.81%) MCITP
7 4 (1.81%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.81%) MCSD
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 110 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.74%) Oracle
3 5 (2.26%) Telerik
4 4 (1.81%) SolidWorks
4 4 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.36%) Remedy
6 1 (0.45%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.45%) Nintex
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.45%) Borland
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) Sybase
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £61500 per annum + impressive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35k per year
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + + bonus + exceptional pension
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
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Salary: up to £28,420
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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