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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 123 165 97
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -68
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 94 70 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 1.26% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.66% 11.18% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 124
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
641 626 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.20% 11.30% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 570 487 523
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 -3 24 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell +13 16 £52,500 - 2
Maidenhead +10 12 £42,500 +21.42%
Newbury +8 12 £62,500 +66.66%
Wokingham - 7 £50,000 - 2
Thatcham - 5 £40,000 - 1
Slough 0 4 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Windsor - 4 £55,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 144 (76.60%) C#
2 133 (70.74%) .NET
3 119 (63.30%) SQL Server
4 111 (59.04%) SQL
5 79 (42.02%) HTML
6 77 (40.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (35.11%) ASP.NET
8 64 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (33.51%) Microsoft
10 58 (30.85%) CSS
11 56 (29.79%) jQuery
12 54 (28.72%) Oracle
12 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
13 52 (27.66%) SDLC
14 48 (25.53%) TDD
15 47 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 46 (24.47%) MVC
17 45 (23.94%) Web Services
17 45 (23.94%) Windows
18 44 (23.40%) XML
18 44 (23.40%) Degree
19 38 (20.21%) Java
19 38 (20.21%) VB
19 38 (20.21%) VB.NET
19 38 (20.21%) MS Excel
20 37 (19.68%) Finance
21 35 (18.62%) Scrum
22 34 (18.09%) Unit Testing
23 32 (17.02%) WCF
24 30 (15.96%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 28 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 26 (13.83%) IIS
3 9 (4.79%) CMS
4 5 (2.66%) Node.js
4 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
3 5 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) SaaS
3 5 (2.66%) Office 365
4 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.64%) Intranet
2 5 (2.66%) DNS
2 5 (2.66%) Firewall
2 5 (2.66%) Internet
2 5 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (63.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.91%) DTS
6 10 (5.32%) Data Mining
7 9 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.66%) MS Access
8 5 (2.66%) MySQL
9 4 (2.13%) GIS
9 4 (2.13%) QGIS
9 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.06%) Big Data
11 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (40.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (11.17%) Selenium
3 14 (7.45%) NUnit
4 13 (6.91%) MSTest
5 12 (6.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 10 (5.32%) LoadRunner
7 9 (4.79%) Toad
8 7 (3.72%) JMeter
9 6 (3.19%) Gatling
9 6 (3.19%) MSBuild
9 6 (3.19%) Subversion
10 5 (2.66%) TestNG
10 5 (2.66%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.13%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.60%) Maven
12 3 (1.60%) Moq
12 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.60%) Selenium IDE
General
1 37 (19.68%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Banking
3 13 (6.91%) Legal
4 9 (4.79%) Automotive
5 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.66%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (56.91%) Developer
2 60 (31.91%) .NET Developer
3 43 (22.87%) C# Developer
4 36 (19.15%) Software Engineer
5 34 (18.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (18.09%) Software Developer
6 30 (15.96%) .NET Software Developer
7 26 (13.83%) C# Software Developer
8 25 (13.30%) SQL Developer
9 24 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) SharePoint Developer
11 16 (8.51%) Analyst
12 14 (7.45%) C# WCF Developer
12 14 (7.45%) Senior Developer
12 14 (7.45%) WCF Developer
13 12 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (5.32%) Technical Leader
15 10 (5.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (70.74%) .NET
2 79 (42.02%) HTML
3 66 (35.11%) ASP.NET
4 58 (30.85%) CSS
5 56 (29.79%) jQuery
6 45 (23.94%) Web Services
7 44 (23.40%) XML
8 32 (17.02%) WCF
9 30 (15.96%) .NET Framework
10 28 (14.89%) XSLT
11 27 (14.36%) HTML5
12 22 (11.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 22 (11.70%) COM
12 22 (11.70%) MFC
12 22 (11.70%) SOAP
12 22 (11.70%) STL
13 20 (10.64%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.64%) XSL
14 19 (10.11%) Entity Framework
15 17 (9.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Social Media
2 17 (9.04%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.91%) W3C
6 5 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.60%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.66%) SDLC
3 48 (25.53%) TDD
4 47 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 46 (24.47%) MVC
6 35 (18.62%) Scrum
7 34 (18.09%) Unit Testing
8 28 (14.89%) Multithreading
9 27 (14.36%) Workflow
10 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (11.17%) SOA
11 21 (11.17%) SOLID
12 16 (8.51%) Automated Testing
12 16 (8.51%) Manual Testing
13 14 (7.45%) Software Testing
13 14 (7.45%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.91%) ITIL
14 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
15 12 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (6.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 144 (76.60%) C#
2 111 (59.04%) SQL
3 54 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.21%) Java
4 38 (20.21%) VB
4 38 (20.21%) VB.NET
5 29 (15.43%) C++
6 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
6 14 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.91%) PHP
7 13 (6.91%) VB6
8 6 (3.19%) Perl
9 5 (2.66%) VBA
9 5 (2.66%) VBScript
10 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (23.40%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) ISEB
3 7 (3.72%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.66%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 54 (28.72%) Oracle
3 20 (10.64%) Nintex
4 7 (3.72%) Telerik
5 5 (2.66%) Adobe
5 5 (2.66%) Cisco
5 5 (2.66%) Citrix
5 5 (2.66%) VMware
6 4 (2.13%) HP
6 4 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.60%) Ektron
7 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £32k - 38k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Market rates + Vgd benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, RG1
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Circa £25,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago