The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.74% 0.97% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.97% 11.11% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £36,750 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.63% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £41,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Development Applications Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.38% 8.69% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 41
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bracknell region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bracknell

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
3 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (40.00%) Home Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) MFC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MFC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) ODBC
2 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Home Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle