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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 138 153
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 90 115 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 1.91% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.23% 15.65% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 86 106 80
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
591 735 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.51% 12.19% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 495 650 491
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +22 16 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Maidenhead +17 16 £60,000 +33.33%
Reading 0 16 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Wokingham - 6 £45,000 - 2
Newbury -2 5 £45,000 -
Slough +26 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Thatcham - 1 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 101 (66.45%) C#
2 88 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (57.24%) .NET
4 69 (45.39%) SQL
4 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
5 64 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 63 (41.45%) Scrum
7 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
8 51 (33.55%) HTML
9 46 (30.26%) Degree
10 44 (28.95%) SDLC
11 40 (26.32%) TDD
12 39 (25.66%) Software Testing
13 38 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 37 (24.34%) Software Engineering
15 36 (23.68%) Selenium
16 35 (23.03%) C++
17 34 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (21.71%) Finance
19 32 (21.05%) ISEB
19 32 (21.05%) Windows
20 31 (20.39%) Java
21 30 (19.74%) LoadRunner
21 30 (19.74%) Performance Testing
21 30 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 29 (19.08%) Test Scripting
22 29 (19.08%) Multithreading
22 29 (19.08%) OO
23 28 (18.42%) JMeter
23 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (9.87%) CMS
2 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.97%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.66%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) IaaS
3 5 (3.29%) PaaS
4 4 (2.63%) SaaS
5 3 (1.97%) G Suite
5 3 (1.97%) Slack
6 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) DNS
1 15 (9.87%) Firewall
1 15 (9.87%) Internet
1 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) Extranet
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) IMAP
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
3 2 (1.32%) NAS
3 2 (1.32%) SAN
3 2 (1.32%) SMTP
3 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (3.29%) MySQL
6 5 (3.29%) OLAP
6 5 (3.29%) OLTP
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Selenium
2 34 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (19.74%) LoadRunner
4 28 (18.42%) JMeter
5 20 (13.16%) Gatling
6 14 (9.21%) FitNesse
7 13 (8.55%) TestNG
8 11 (7.24%) SoapUI
8 11 (7.24%) TestComplete
9 9 (5.92%) JIRA
9 9 (5.92%) Toad
10 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
11 5 (3.29%) MSTest
11 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.97%) Axure RP
12 3 (1.97%) NUnit
13 2 (1.32%) Maven
13 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.32%) Subversion
13 2 (1.32%) WebLOAD
General
1 33 (21.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (49.34%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) C# Developer
3 29 (19.08%) Software Engineer
4 26 (17.11%) Tester
5 23 (15.13%) Automation Tester
6 22 (14.47%) Senior Tester
7 20 (13.16%) Senior Automation Tester
8 19 (12.50%) .NET Developer
9 16 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 16 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
10 15 (9.87%) C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (9.21%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (8.55%) Software Developer
13 12 (7.89%) Java Automation Tester
14 11 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (7.24%) C# Software Engineer
15 8 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (5.26%) Developer in Test
16 7 (4.61%) Consultant
16 7 (4.61%) MIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (57.24%) .NET
2 51 (33.55%) HTML
3 38 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (15.79%) CSS
5 22 (14.47%) Web Services
6 20 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 18 (11.84%) Ajax
7 18 (11.84%) WCF
7 18 (11.84%) WPF
8 16 (10.53%) MAPI
9 15 (9.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 15 (9.87%) COM
9 15 (9.87%) HTML5
9 15 (9.87%) MFC
9 15 (9.87%) STL
10 14 (9.21%) DCOM
10 14 (9.21%) Entity Framework
11 13 (8.55%) jQuery
12 9 (5.92%) XML
13 8 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 11 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.29%) Fintech
6 5 (3.29%) FMCG
7 3 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.32%) PMI
8 2 (1.32%) Robotics
8 2 (1.32%) Statistics
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Linux
3 5 (3.29%) Unix
4 3 (1.97%) Android
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.45%) Scrum
3 44 (28.95%) SDLC
4 40 (26.32%) TDD
5 39 (25.66%) Software Testing
6 37 (24.34%) Software Engineering
7 30 (19.74%) Performance Testing
8 29 (19.08%) Multithreading
8 29 (19.08%) OO
8 29 (19.08%) Test Scripting
9 28 (18.42%) DevOps
10 24 (15.79%) OOD
11 20 (13.16%) Test Automation
12 19 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 17 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (11.18%) CRM
13 17 (11.18%) Defect Management
13 17 (11.18%) Functional Testing
13 17 (11.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 101 (66.45%) C#
2 69 (45.39%) SQL
3 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
4 35 (23.03%) C++
5 31 (20.39%) Java
6 23 (15.13%) VB
7 17 (11.18%) Perl
8 14 (9.21%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.89%) VBScript
10 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
11 8 (5.26%) Python
12 5 (3.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.63%) Ruby
13 4 (2.63%) XAML
14 3 (1.97%) C
14 3 (1.97%) PHP
14 3 (1.97%) VB6
15 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (30.26%) Degree
2 32 (21.05%) ISEB
3 30 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (7.89%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) MCITP
6 2 (1.32%) MCSE
6 2 (1.32%) MCTS
6 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.45%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) CDISC
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.97%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.21%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Tableau
4 6 (3.95%) HP
5 4 (2.63%) Citrix
5 4 (2.63%) SAP
5 4 (2.63%) VMware
6 3 (1.97%) Google
6 3 (1.97%) Nintex
7 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Ektron
8 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Catalyst Consultants
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £54,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 19 days ago