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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 114 93 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 50 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 2.11% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.73% 14.29% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 85
Average salary £48,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
252 350 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.37% 14.75% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 200 285 198
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) C#
3 44 (65.67%) SQL
3 44 (65.67%) SQL Server
4 43 (64.18%) .NET
5 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 35 (52.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (49.25%) Degree
7 33 (49.25%) Scrum
8 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
9 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
10 25 (37.31%) MVC
11 23 (34.33%) QA
11 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
12 20 (29.85%) jQuery
12 20 (29.85%) CSS
13 19 (28.36%) Windows
13 19 (28.36%) HTML
13 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
13 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
14 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
15 16 (23.88%) WCF
15 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
15 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
16 15 (22.39%) ISTQB
16 15 (22.39%) ISEB
17 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
17 14 (20.90%) Finance
17 14 (20.90%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (65.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.43%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.49%) DTS
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (52.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Selenium
3 6 (8.96%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.46%) FitNesse
4 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.46%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (5.97%) MSTest
6 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Test Leader
4 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) Tester
7 9 (13.43%) Test Manager
7 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) Software Test Manager
8 8 (11.94%) Software Manager
9 7 (10.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.96%) Analyst
10 6 (8.96%) Senior Tester
10 6 (8.96%) QA Tester
10 6 (8.96%) Senior QA Tester
11 5 (7.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
3 20 (29.85%) CSS
3 20 (29.85%) jQuery
4 19 (28.36%) HTML
5 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (23.88%) WCF
6 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
7 14 (20.90%) Entity Framework
8 12 (17.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (14.93%) LESS
9 10 (14.93%) WF
10 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.43%) Web Services
10 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (8.96%) DCOM
11 6 (8.96%) HTML5
12 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
12 5 (7.46%) CSS3
12 5 (7.46%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.42%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) DTV
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Scrum
3 25 (37.31%) MVC
4 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
5 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
6 16 (23.88%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.42%) TDD
8 10 (14.93%) Workflow
8 10 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (13.43%) OO
9 9 (13.43%) Test Management
10 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.94%) CQRS
11 7 (10.45%) Web Development
12 6 (8.96%) Release Management
12 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) C#
2 44 (65.67%) SQL
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.40%) C++
5 12 (17.91%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.99%) Java
7 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) COBOL
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Degree
2 15 (22.39%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.39%) ISEB
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) PhD
5 3 (4.48%) MCPD
6 2 (2.99%) MCTS
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Twitter
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Micro Focus
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago