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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.68% 3.61% 6.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 27.12% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 21
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
49 59 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 13.73% 13.32% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 106
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) VC++
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) MPEG
5 2 (18.18%) STL
5 2 (18.18%) MFC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# Web Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) STL
3 2 (18.18%) MFC
3 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 1 (9.09%) DAO
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) MPEG
1 2 (18.18%) CUDA
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) VC++
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase