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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 156 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 122 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 2.19% 3.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.48% 18.63% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 53 112 171
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
582 655 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.66% 11.75% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 441 540 499
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -12 28 £47,500 +17.28% 3
Bracknell +19 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Maidenhead -9 4 £31,250 -37.50%
Windsor 0 3 £50,000 +4.16%
Slough -29 3 £31,250 -28.97% 1
Newbury 0 2 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Wokingham -9 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 117 (76.47%) .NET
2 115 (75.16%) C#
3 107 (69.93%) SQL Server
4 104 (67.97%) SQL
5 92 (60.13%) Microsoft
5 92 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (54.25%) ASP.NET
7 66 (43.14%) MVC
7 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
8 63 (41.18%) HTML
9 62 (40.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 60 (39.22%) CSS
11 57 (37.25%) jQuery
12 51 (33.33%) Scrum
13 47 (30.72%) Degree
14 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
15 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering
16 41 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (26.14%) Windows
18 36 (23.53%) OO
19 35 (22.88%) Finance
20 34 (22.22%) XML
20 34 (22.22%) T-SQL
20 34 (22.22%) AngularJS
21 32 (20.92%) Unit Testing
22 30 (19.61%) Entity Framework
23 29 (18.95%) WCF
24 28 (18.30%) C++
25 26 (16.99%) QA
26 25 (16.34%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.92%) IIS
4 3 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.65%) Kentico
Applications
1 45 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) HTTPS
2 7 (4.58%) Internet
3 4 (2.61%) HTTP
3 4 (2.61%) Intranet
4 2 (1.31%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) Extranet
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
5 1 (0.65%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (69.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.50%) RavenDB
5 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.61%) Big Data
7 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.31%) MS Access
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (40.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.23%) MSTest
3 8 (5.23%) Selenium
4 7 (4.58%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.92%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.27%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.61%) NUnit
8 3 (1.96%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.96%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.96%) JIRA
9 2 (1.31%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.31%) Subversion
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.65%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 35 (22.88%) Finance
2 16 (10.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.58%) Banking
4 5 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.61%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
7 2 (1.31%) Automotive
7 2 (1.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 78 (50.98%) Developer
2 44 (28.76%) .NET Developer
3 37 (24.18%) C# Developer
4 29 (18.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (16.34%) Software Engineer
6 17 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (9.80%) Test Leader
9 14 (9.15%) Software Developer
10 12 (7.84%) Tester
11 11 (7.19%) Architect
11 11 (7.19%) Software Architect
11 11 (7.19%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (6.54%) Analyst
12 10 (6.54%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (6.54%) .NET Software Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Test Manager
13 9 (5.88%) Junior
13 9 (5.88%) Junior Developer
14 8 (5.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (76.47%) .NET
2 83 (54.25%) ASP.NET
3 63 (41.18%) HTML
4 60 (39.22%) CSS
5 57 (37.25%) jQuery
6 41 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 34 (22.22%) XML
8 30 (19.61%) Entity Framework
9 29 (18.95%) WCF
10 25 (16.34%) .NET Framework
11 24 (15.69%) HTML5
12 17 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (11.11%) WF
13 15 (9.80%) Web Services
13 15 (9.80%) CSS3
14 14 (9.15%) LESS
14 14 (9.15%) ADO.NET
15 13 (8.50%) LINQ
15 13 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.61%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.61%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.65%) DTV
8 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.14%) Windows
2 8 (5.23%) Linux
2 8 (5.23%) UNIX
3 4 (2.61%) Android
4 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.14%) MVC
3 51 (33.33%) Scrum
4 44 (28.76%) Software Engineering
5 36 (23.53%) OO
6 32 (20.92%) Unit Testing
7 24 (15.69%) TDD
8 18 (11.76%) Workflow
8 18 (11.76%) Web Development
9 17 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 17 (11.11%) SDLC
10 14 (9.15%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (8.50%) UML
12 12 (7.84%) CQRS
12 12 (7.84%) Coaching
13 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.54%) Test Management
13 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (75.16%) C#
2 104 (67.97%) SQL
3 66 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 28 (18.30%) C++
6 12 (7.84%) TypeScript
7 10 (6.54%) Java
7 10 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 10 (6.54%) VC++
8 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.61%) VB
9 4 (2.61%) Lua
10 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.31%) C
11 2 (1.31%) VBScript
11 2 (1.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.65%) COBOL
12 1 (0.65%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (30.72%) Degree
2 19 (12.42%) ISEB
2 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (12.42%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) PhD
4 6 (3.92%) MCPD
4 6 (3.92%) MCP
5 5 (3.27%) MCTS
6 2 (1.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.99%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 92 (60.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Oracle
3 12 (7.84%) Twitter
4 3 (1.96%) Telerik
5 1 (0.65%) Nintex
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago