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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 152 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
-55 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 63 129 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 2.36% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.17% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 116 133
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
564 629 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.21% 11.52% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 443 511 490
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 37 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Maidenhead -5 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Wokingham +3 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bracknell +13 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Newbury +1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Windsor -13 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough -30 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 120 (75.95%) C#
1 120 (75.95%) .NET
2 116 (73.42%) SQL Server
3 108 (68.35%) SQL
4 102 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (59.49%) ASP.NET
6 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
7 75 (47.47%) MVC
8 70 (44.30%) JavaScript
9 68 (43.04%) HTML
9 68 (43.04%) jQuery
10 66 (41.77%) CSS
11 63 (39.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 55 (34.81%) Degree
13 51 (32.28%) Scrum
14 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (27.22%) Software Engineering
15 43 (27.22%) MS Excel
16 39 (24.68%) Windows
17 37 (23.42%) OO
17 37 (23.42%) T-SQL
18 35 (22.15%) Finance
18 35 (22.15%) AngularJS
19 33 (20.89%) Unit Testing
20 30 (18.99%) HTML5
21 29 (18.35%) Entity Framework
21 29 (18.35%) .NET Framework
21 29 (18.35%) XML
22 28 (17.72%) C++
23 26 (16.46%) QA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (27.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.16%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.63%) CTI
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (73.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.23%) RavenDB
4 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.16%) DB2
8 4 (2.53%) Big Data
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (39.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.06%) MSTest
4 7 (4.43%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.80%) Selenium
5 6 (3.80%) Subversion
6 5 (3.16%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.16%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.53%) PeopleTools
7 4 (2.53%) NUnit
7 4 (2.53%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.90%) JIRA
9 1 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.63%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.43%) Marketing
3 7 (4.43%) Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (53.80%) Developer
2 53 (33.54%) .NET Developer
3 38 (24.05%) C# Developer
4 30 (18.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (15.82%) Software Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.13%) Test Leader
9 15 (9.49%) Analyst
9 15 (9.49%) Software Developer
10 14 (8.86%) Junior
10 14 (8.86%) Junior Developer
11 13 (8.23%) Test Analyst
12 11 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (6.96%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (6.96%) Architect
13 10 (6.33%) Tester
13 10 (6.33%) Software Architect
13 10 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (6.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (75.95%) .NET
2 94 (59.49%) ASP.NET
3 68 (43.04%) HTML
3 68 (43.04%) jQuery
4 66 (41.77%) CSS
5 48 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (22.15%) AngularJS
7 30 (18.99%) HTML5
8 29 (18.35%) Entity Framework
8 29 (18.35%) .NET Framework
8 29 (18.35%) XML
9 25 (15.82%) WCF
10 22 (13.92%) CSS3
11 17 (10.76%) Web Services
11 17 (10.76%) WF
11 17 (10.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (8.86%) LESS
13 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (7.59%) WinForms
14 12 (7.59%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.39%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) MPEG
6 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.27%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) CUDA
7 1 (0.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.68%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Linux
3 7 (4.43%) UNIX
4 4 (2.53%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (47.47%) MVC
3 51 (32.28%) Scrum
4 43 (27.22%) Software Engineering
5 37 (23.42%) OO
6 33 (20.89%) Unit Testing
7 23 (14.56%) TDD
8 19 (12.03%) Software Testing
8 19 (12.03%) Test Automation
9 18 (11.39%) Workflow
10 17 (10.76%) Web Development
11 14 (8.86%) UML
11 14 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.59%) CQRS
13 11 (6.96%) Software Architecture
14 10 (6.33%) Coaching
15 9 (5.70%) Automated Testing
15 9 (5.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 120 (75.95%) C#
2 108 (68.35%) SQL
3 70 (44.30%) JavaScript
4 37 (23.42%) T-SQL
5 28 (17.72%) C++
6 19 (12.03%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.23%) VC++
7 13 (8.23%) Java
8 12 (7.59%) TypeScript
9 10 (6.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.53%) Lua
11 2 (1.27%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) C
11 2 (1.27%) VBScript
11 2 (1.27%) VB
11 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 55 (34.81%) Degree
2 21 (13.29%) ISTQB
2 21 (13.29%) ISEB
3 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.43%) PhD
5 5 (3.16%) MCPD
5 5 (3.16%) MCTS
5 5 (3.16%) CSSLP
5 5 (3.16%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.29%) Oracle
3 12 (7.59%) Twitter
4 5 (3.16%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (0.63%) Nintex
6 1 (0.63%) Telerik
6 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Palm (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ediTRACK
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago