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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 83 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 3.87% 3.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.24% 31.90% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 52
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
307 279 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.10% 12.15% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 247 231 194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £65,000
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 2 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 85 (89.47%) C#
2 77 (81.05%) .NET
3 65 (68.42%) SQL
4 61 (64.21%) SQL Server
4 61 (64.21%) ASP.NET
5 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (55.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
8 46 (48.42%) jQuery
9 41 (43.16%) HTML
10 40 (42.11%) .NET Framework
11 39 (41.05%) Unit Testing
11 39 (41.05%) CSS
12 38 (40.00%) Scrum
13 34 (35.79%) MVC
13 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
14 33 (34.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
16 26 (27.37%) Web Services
17 23 (24.21%) Oracle
17 23 (24.21%) WCF
17 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (22.11%) Inversion of Control
20 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 18 (18.95%) Degree
21 18 (18.95%) XML
22 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
23 16 (16.84%) Windows
23 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.21%) MicroStation
3 4 (4.21%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (64.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) DTS
7 3 (3.16%) MySQL
8 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.05%) DB2
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (55.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.42%) MSTest
2 8 (8.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (6.32%) Selenium
4 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.21%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.21%) TestComplete
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Automotive
3 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (76.84%) Developer
2 57 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.89%) C# Developer
3 36 (37.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 34 (35.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (30.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (16.84%) Software Developer
7 15 (15.79%) Senior Developer
8 14 (14.74%) Software Engineer
9 13 (13.68%) Web Developer
10 10 (10.53%) Analyst
10 10 (10.53%) Test Analyst
10 10 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (9.47%) Programmer
12 8 (8.42%) Applications Developer
13 7 (7.37%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (7.37%) C# Web Developer
13 7 (7.37%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (6.32%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (81.05%) .NET
2 61 (64.21%) ASP.NET
3 46 (48.42%) jQuery
4 41 (43.16%) HTML
5 40 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 39 (41.05%) CSS
7 33 (34.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 26 (27.37%) Web Services
9 23 (24.21%) WCF
10 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (18.95%) XML
13 9 (9.47%) WinForms
14 8 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.42%) Unity DI Container
14 8 (8.42%) HTML5
15 6 (6.32%) ADO.NET
16 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 5 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.47%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.11%) Social Network
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) MPEG
7 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
2 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.05%) AIX
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.05%) Unit Testing
3 38 (40.00%) Scrum
4 34 (35.79%) MVC
5 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.68%) Web Development
7 11 (11.58%) UML
7 11 (11.58%) OO
7 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (9.47%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.42%) CRM
10 7 (7.37%) OOD
10 7 (7.37%) Content Management
11 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.32%) SOA
11 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.26%) Workflow
12 5 (5.26%) Migration
12 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 85 (89.47%) C#
2 65 (68.42%) SQL
3 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.89%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.74%) C++
6 13 (13.68%) C
7 8 (8.42%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.37%) Python
8 7 (7.37%) Java
8 7 (7.37%) Perl
9 2 (2.11%) VBScript
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.05%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) XPath
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 11 (11.58%) ISEB
3 10 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) SolidWorks
4 3 (3.16%) Remedy
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.05%) Nintex
5 1 (1.05%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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