The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.66% 7.64% 4.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.46% 47.30% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 15
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -20.00%
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 Newbury region.

Development Applications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 74 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 12.12% 16.16% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 63 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Newbury

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Newbury

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 24 (96.00%) C#
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (36.00%) C++
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) OOP
6 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) ReSharper
6 9 (36.00%) LINQ
6 9 (36.00%) jQuery
6 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (36.00%) RavenDB
6 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
7 7 (28.00%) MFC
7 7 (28.00%) VC++
8 6 (24.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (24.00%) WinForms
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) RavenDB
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) ReSharper
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Trainee Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Trainee
7 3 (12.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Graduate Web Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) LINQ
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
4 7 (28.00%) MFC
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) WinForms
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) OpenCL
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) CUDA
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) OOP
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) ATDD
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) VC++
5 6 (24.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Borland