The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 88 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 3.91% 3.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.65% 33.46% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 84 59
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
345 263 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.71% 11.68% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 280 216 226
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 Reading

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Reading

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 82 (85.42%) .NET
2 79 (82.29%) C#
3 64 (66.67%) SQL
4 57 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 57 (59.38%) ASP.NET
5 49 (51.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
7 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (40.63%) .NET Framework
8 39 (40.63%) jQuery
9 38 (39.58%) Scrum
10 33 (34.38%) Unit Testing
11 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
11 29 (30.21%) HTML
12 28 (29.17%) MVC
13 27 (28.13%) CSS
13 27 (28.13%) MS Excel
14 26 (27.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (25.00%) Web Services
16 23 (23.96%) Selenium
17 22 (22.92%) Oracle
18 21 (21.88%) ISEB
19 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (19.79%) Degree
21 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 17 (17.71%) Inversion of Control
22 17 (17.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (17.71%) ISTQB
22 17 (17.71%) Windows
23 15 (15.63%) MSTest

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.17%) MicroStation
3 4 (4.17%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.21%) DTS
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) IDOL
8 1 (1.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (51.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (23.96%) Selenium
3 15 (15.63%) MSTest
4 8 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 7 (7.29%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.29%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (5.21%) TestComplete
6 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.04%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Automotive
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Developer
2 48 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 30 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 28 (29.17%) C# Developer
5 27 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (22.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (21.88%) Analyst
7 21 (21.88%) Test Analyst
8 16 (16.67%) Software Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Tester
9 10 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
12 7 (7.29%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (7.29%) Software Test Analyst
13 6 (6.25%) Programmer
13 6 (6.25%) Graduate
13 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
13 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
13 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (85.42%) .NET
2 57 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 39 (40.63%) jQuery
3 39 (40.63%) .NET Framework
4 29 (30.21%) HTML
5 27 (28.13%) CSS
6 26 (27.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 24 (25.00%) Web Services
8 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (15.63%) WCF
11 13 (13.54%) XML
12 9 (9.38%) WinForms
12 9 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
13 8 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (8.33%) HTML5
14 5 (5.21%) ADO.NET
15 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.42%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.08%) Social Network
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) MPEG
7 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Mac OS
2 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) Scrum
3 33 (34.38%) Unit Testing
4 28 (29.17%) MVC
5 12 (12.50%) Web Development
5 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.42%) CRM
7 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.21%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.21%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.21%) Workflow
10 5 (5.21%) Use Case
11 4 (4.17%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (82.29%) C#
2 64 (66.67%) SQL
3 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.54%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.29%) Java
7 6 (6.25%) C
7 6 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.04%) XPath
9 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) ISEB
2 19 (19.79%) Degree
3 17 (17.71%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.04%) Meridio
4 1 (1.04%) Nintex
4 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £300 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago