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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.62% 0.96% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 5.63% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 12
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £42,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
38 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 11.84% 17.07% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 57
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) VC++
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Kentico
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft