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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Berkshire
Rank 107 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 77 95 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.14% 1.79% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 16.35% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 90 78
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
584 581 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.27% 10.96% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 505 502 506
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead +13 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Bracknell +16 15 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Reading +3 12 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wokingham +8 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Slough +33 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Newbury -1 4 £43,750 -30.00%
Thatcham - 1 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 116 (74.36%) C#
2 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (57.69%) .NET
4 88 (56.41%) Microsoft
5 81 (51.92%) SQL
6 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
7 66 (42.31%) Scrum
8 53 (33.97%) HTML
9 51 (32.69%) SDLC
10 50 (32.05%) C++
10 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
10 50 (32.05%) Degree
11 46 (29.49%) TDD
12 44 (28.21%) Software Engineering
13 40 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (24.36%) Multithreading
15 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
16 35 (22.44%) Windows
17 34 (21.79%) OO
18 33 (21.15%) Software Testing
19 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
20 30 (19.23%) CSS
21 29 (18.59%) OOD
21 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (17.95%) DevOps
22 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
24 25 (16.03%) Finance
24 25 (16.03%) .NET Framework
25 23 (14.74%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 10 (6.41%) CMS
2 8 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.21%) IIS
4 4 (2.56%) IBM Domino
4 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.92%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.28%) Confluence
6 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.64%) Drupal
7 1 (0.64%) Kentico
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.13%) IaaS
3 6 (3.85%) PaaS
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.56%) SaaS
5 3 (1.92%) G Suite
5 3 (1.92%) Slack
6 2 (1.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) DNS
1 9 (5.77%) Firewall
1 9 (5.77%) Internet
1 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.56%) IMAP
2 4 (2.56%) NAS
2 4 (2.56%) SAN
2 4 (2.56%) SMTP
2 4 (2.56%) WAN
2 4 (2.56%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.28%) Extranet
3 2 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.28%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.28%) MySQL
8 2 (1.28%) OLAP
8 2 (1.28%) OLTP
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.28%) Redis
9 1 (0.64%) GIS
9 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (14.10%) Selenium
3 19 (12.18%) LoadRunner
4 15 (9.62%) FitNesse
4 15 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.62%) JMeter
5 11 (7.05%) SoapUI
5 11 (7.05%) TestComplete
6 9 (5.77%) Gatling
6 9 (5.77%) Toad
7 8 (5.13%) JIRA
8 7 (4.49%) TestNG
9 5 (3.21%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.21%) MSTest
10 4 (2.56%) AQtime
10 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.56%) WebLOAD
11 3 (1.92%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.92%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 25 (16.03%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.21%) Advertising
4 4 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (48.72%) Developer
2 35 (22.44%) Software Engineer
3 26 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 23 (14.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 16 (10.26%) Tester
7 12 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (7.69%) Senior Tester
8 11 (7.05%) Automation Tester
8 11 (7.05%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (5.77%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) BizTalk Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Developer in Test
11 8 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) MIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (57.69%) .NET
2 53 (33.97%) HTML
3 36 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 30 (19.23%) CSS
5 25 (16.03%) .NET Framework
6 23 (14.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 23 (14.74%) COM
6 23 (14.74%) MFC
6 23 (14.74%) STL
7 22 (14.10%) Web Services
8 19 (12.18%) HTML5
8 19 (12.18%) MAPI
8 19 (12.18%) WCF
9 18 (11.54%) WPF
10 15 (9.62%) DCOM
10 15 (9.62%) jQuery
11 14 (8.97%) Ajax
12 13 (8.33%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.13%) FMCG
7 6 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.92%) Robotics
9 3 (1.92%) User Experience
10 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.28%) PMI
10 2 (1.28%) Statistics
11 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Windows
2 8 (5.13%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Unix
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (42.31%) Scrum
3 51 (32.69%) SDLC
4 46 (29.49%) TDD
5 44 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 38 (24.36%) Multithreading
7 34 (21.79%) OO
8 33 (21.15%) Software Testing
9 29 (18.59%) OOD
10 28 (17.95%) DevOps
11 22 (14.10%) Test Scripting
12 21 (13.46%) MVC
13 19 (12.18%) Performance Testing
13 19 (12.18%) Unit Testing
14 18 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (9.62%) ATDD
16 14 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
17 13 (8.33%) Defect Management
17 13 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 116 (74.36%) C#
2 81 (51.92%) SQL
3 50 (32.05%) C++
3 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.18%) Java
5 13 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.69%) Perl
6 12 (7.69%) VB
7 9 (5.77%) Python
7 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.85%) VBScript
9 5 (3.21%) C
10 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.56%) Ruby
11 3 (1.92%) PHP
11 3 (1.92%) VB6
11 3 (1.92%) XAML
12 2 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (32.05%) Degree
2 20 (12.82%) ISEB
2 20 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) MCITP
5 2 (1.28%) MCSE
5 2 (1.28%) MCTS
5 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.74%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) CDISC
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.56%) Docker
3 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.21%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.92%) SCOM
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.28%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 88 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) Tableau
4 7 (4.49%) HP
4 7 (4.49%) VMware
5 5 (3.21%) Citrix
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
6 4 (2.56%) SAP
7 3 (1.92%) Google
7 3 (1.92%) Nintex
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £54,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago