The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 101 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 123 192 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 3.54% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.06% 32.76% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 111 175 165
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
681 586 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.41% 10.80% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 562 508 682
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Visual Studio
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -34 46 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Slough +23 23 £43,250 -27.91%
Maidenhead +7 18 £52,500 -12.50%
Newbury -7 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Bracknell -8 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Windsor -1 1 £48,000 +28.00%
Wokingham -7 1 £42,500 - 2
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 241 (90.60%) .NET
2 236 (88.72%) C#
3 172 (64.66%) ASP.NET
4 160 (60.15%) SQL Server
5 145 (54.51%) SQL
6 125 (46.99%) HTML
7 120 (45.11%) Microsoft
8 114 (42.86%) CSS
9 105 (39.47%) MVC
10 90 (33.83%) JavaScript
11 87 (32.71%) jQuery
12 86 (32.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 77 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
14 74 (27.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 73 (27.44%) .NET Framework
16 66 (24.81%) XML
16 66 (24.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 62 (23.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 58 (21.80%) Scrum
18 58 (21.80%) WCF
19 57 (21.43%) MS Excel
20 55 (20.68%) Web Services
21 51 (19.17%) Degree
22 44 (16.54%) Windows
22 44 (16.54%) OO
22 44 (16.54%) SharePoint
23 43 (16.17%) Unit Testing
24 42 (15.79%) T-SQL
24 42 (15.79%) Computer Science
25 41 (15.41%) CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 44 (16.54%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (6.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.38%) IIS
6 6 (2.26%) CMS
7 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.75%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 57 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (1.50%) MicroStation
3 4 (1.50%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (10.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.89%) Office 365
3 6 (2.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) LDAP
1 8 (3.01%) Internet
2 5 (1.88%) Intranet
3 4 (1.50%) SAN
4 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) 4G
5 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (60.15%) SQL Server
2 74 (27.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.26%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.88%) DTS
10 4 (1.50%) Text Mining
10 4 (1.50%) Big Data
11 3 (1.13%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.75%) MySQL
13 1 (0.38%) OLAP
13 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.38%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 86 (32.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (11.65%) Selenium
3 17 (6.39%) Subversion
4 13 (4.89%) WebDriver
4 13 (4.89%) MSTest
5 11 (4.14%) JIRA
5 11 (4.14%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.14%) Selenium IDE
6 10 (3.76%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.50%) TestComplete
9 4 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.13%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.38%) JMeter
General
1 30 (11.28%) Finance
2 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.01%) Automotive
4 5 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.13%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (65.79%) Developer
2 124 (46.62%) .NET Developer
3 85 (31.95%) C# Developer
4 76 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (24.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (19.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (18.80%) Senior Developer
8 40 (15.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 39 (14.66%) Analyst
10 30 (11.28%) Test Analyst
10 30 (11.28%) Software Developer
11 27 (10.15%) Senior C# Developer
11 27 (10.15%) SharePoint Developer
12 21 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (7.89%) Consultant
13 20 (7.52%) C# Software Developer
14 18 (6.77%) Agile .NET Developer
14 18 (6.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (5.26%) Software Engineer
16 12 (4.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (90.60%) .NET
2 172 (64.66%) ASP.NET
3 125 (46.99%) HTML
4 114 (42.86%) CSS
5 87 (32.71%) jQuery
6 73 (27.44%) .NET Framework
7 66 (24.81%) XML
7 66 (24.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (23.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 58 (21.80%) WCF
10 55 (20.68%) Web Services
11 27 (10.15%) HTML5
11 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 22 (8.27%) Ajax
13 20 (7.52%) WinForms
14 19 (7.14%) WSDL
14 19 (7.14%) LINQ
15 18 (6.77%) WPF
16 15 (5.64%) XSLT
17 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.63%) W3C
4 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.88%) Social Media
6 3 (1.13%) Replication
6 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.75%) Physics
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) Social Network
8 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.54%) Windows
2 11 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.88%) Android
5 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.13%) UNIX
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) Linux
8 1 (0.38%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.38%) zOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.47%) MVC
2 77 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.80%) Scrum
4 44 (16.54%) OO
5 43 (16.17%) Unit Testing
6 41 (15.41%) CRM
7 32 (12.03%) TDD
8 28 (10.53%) OOP
9 27 (10.15%) Software Engineering
10 26 (9.77%) Web Development
11 21 (7.89%) BDD
12 16 (6.02%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.02%) Validation
13 14 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.51%) OOD
14 12 (4.51%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.51%) Business Analysis
15 11 (4.14%) Workflow
16 8 (3.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 236 (88.72%) C#
2 145 (54.51%) SQL
3 90 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.52%) VB.NET
6 19 (7.14%) C++
7 11 (4.14%) Java
8 10 (3.76%) VB
9 9 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.38%) C
10 8 (3.01%) VB6
11 4 (1.50%) VC++
12 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.75%) COBOL
14 1 (0.38%) VBScript
14 1 (0.38%) Python
14 1 (0.38%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Degree
2 31 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.27%) ISEB
4 14 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.76%) MCTS
6 6 (2.26%) MCITP
6 6 (2.26%) MCP
6 6 (2.26%) MCSD
6 6 (2.26%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 120 (45.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (1.50%) SolidWorks
3 4 (1.50%) Telerik
3 4 (1.50%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.75%) Alterian
5 1 (0.38%) Meridio
5 1 (0.38%) Google
5 1 (0.38%) Facebook
5 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.38%) Nintex
5 1 (0.38%) VMware
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) IBM
5 1 (0.38%) Informatica
5 1 (0.38%) Borland
5 1 (0.38%) Apple
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum upto £50,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Bens + Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 11 days ago