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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 152 160 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 63 63 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 1.26% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% 10.38% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 101
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
651 607 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.61% 12.16% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 601 476 574
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading +1 11 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Slough +14 6 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Wokingham -10 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Newbury +6 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Maidenhead -8 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Thatcham - 2 £32,500 -
Windsor -3 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 106 (67.95%) C#
2 105 (67.31%) .NET
3 84 (53.85%) SQL
4 74 (47.44%) SQL Server
5 66 (42.31%) HTML
6 64 (41.03%) JavaScript
7 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
8 50 (32.05%) Java
8 50 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (30.77%) SDLC
10 46 (29.49%) Selenium
11 40 (25.64%) VB
12 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 38 (24.36%) Finance
13 38 (24.36%) Software Engineering
14 36 (23.08%) Degree
14 36 (23.08%) jQuery
15 35 (22.44%) CSS
16 34 (21.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (19.87%) MVC
18 30 (19.23%) Scrum
18 30 (19.23%) Windows
18 30 (19.23%) Performance Testing
19 29 (18.59%) JMeter
19 29 (18.59%) LoadRunner
20 27 (17.31%) Workflow
21 26 (16.67%) ISEB
21 26 (16.67%) XML
21 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
22 25 (16.03%) Unit Testing

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 22 (14.10%) CMS
2 15 (9.62%) IIS
3 14 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Mingle
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) Office 365
3 3 (1.92%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) DNS
1 18 (11.54%) Firewall
1 18 (11.54%) Internet
1 18 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.41%) HTTP
3 8 (5.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) Extranet
4 1 (0.64%) IMAP
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) SMTP
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (47.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.41%) DTS
4 9 (5.77%) MySQL
5 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.49%) MS Access
6 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (2.56%) GIS
8 4 (2.56%) OLAP
8 4 (2.56%) OLTP
8 4 (2.56%) QGIS
9 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (29.49%) Selenium
2 34 (21.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (18.59%) JMeter
3 29 (18.59%) LoadRunner
4 25 (16.03%) Gatling
5 18 (11.54%) TestNG
6 10 (6.41%) Maven
7 8 (5.13%) MSTest
8 6 (3.85%) JIRA
8 6 (3.85%) NUnit
8 6 (3.85%) Subversion
9 5 (3.21%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (2.56%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.92%) Moq
11 3 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 38 (24.36%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Legal
3 10 (6.41%) Banking
4 2 (1.28%) Automotive
4 2 (1.28%) Electronics
4 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (48.72%) Developer
2 39 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 35 (22.44%) C# Developer
4 31 (19.87%) Software Developer
5 29 (18.59%) Software Engineer
6 26 (16.67%) Tester
7 25 (16.03%) Senior Tester
8 24 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 24 (15.38%) Automation Tester
8 24 (15.38%) Senior Automation Tester
9 23 (14.74%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (12.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 19 (12.18%) Selenium Tester
12 18 (11.54%) SQL Developer
13 17 (10.90%) Java Automation Tester
14 15 (9.62%) Analyst
14 15 (9.62%) Senior Developer
15 12 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
16 11 (7.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (67.31%) .NET
2 66 (42.31%) HTML
3 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
4 36 (23.08%) jQuery
5 35 (22.44%) CSS
6 26 (16.67%) XML
7 23 (14.74%) WCF
8 22 (14.10%) HTML5
9 21 (13.46%) Ajax
10 20 (12.82%) Web Services
11 17 (10.90%) .NET Framework
11 17 (10.90%) WPF
12 14 (8.97%) XSLT
13 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
13 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 11 (7.05%) RESTful
15 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (6.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 10 (6.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Social Media
4 6 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.21%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.56%) Fintech
7 3 (1.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.28%) iPad
9 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.28%) Android
3 2 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.77%) SDLC
3 38 (24.36%) Software Engineering
4 31 (19.87%) MVC
5 30 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 30 (19.23%) Scrum
6 27 (17.31%) Workflow
7 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 25 (16.03%) Automated Testing
8 25 (16.03%) Unit Testing
9 24 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 23 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (14.74%) TDD
11 22 (14.10%) Software Testing
12 21 (13.46%) Open Source
13 20 (12.82%) Functional Testing
13 20 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
14 19 (12.18%) CRM
14 19 (12.18%) Defect Management
15 18 (11.54%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (67.95%) C#
2 84 (53.85%) SQL
3 64 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 50 (32.05%) Java
5 40 (25.64%) VB
6 22 (14.10%) VB.NET
7 21 (13.46%) Perl
8 19 (12.18%) T-SQL
9 18 (11.54%) VBScript
10 17 (10.90%) C++
11 12 (7.69%) PL/SQL
12 10 (6.41%) PHP
13 7 (4.49%) VBA
14 5 (3.21%) XAML
15 4 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Degree
2 26 (16.67%) ISEB
3 21 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.49%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.10%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) Nintex
3 8 (5.13%) Telerik
4 6 (3.85%) Citrix
4 6 (3.85%) VMware
5 5 (3.21%) Adobe
5 5 (3.21%) Cisco
6 4 (2.56%) Ektron
6 4 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.28%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) SAP
7 2 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Capita
8 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) Rally
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