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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 89 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 88 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 3.81% 3.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.21% 31.77% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 84 54
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £50,000
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
327 277 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.00% 12.00% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 262 233 212
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 22 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 79 (88.76%) C#
2 75 (84.27%) .NET
3 61 (68.54%) SQL
4 59 (66.29%) SQL Server
5 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
6 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (56.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
9 43 (48.31%) jQuery
10 41 (46.07%) .NET Framework
11 38 (42.70%) Scrum
12 35 (39.33%) HTML
13 34 (38.20%) Unit Testing
14 33 (37.08%) CSS
15 31 (34.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 31 (34.83%) MVC
16 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
17 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
18 25 (28.09%) Web Services
19 22 (24.72%) Oracle
19 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (23.60%) WCF
20 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (22.47%) Inversion of Control
21 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 18 (20.22%) Degree
22 18 (20.22%) Windows
23 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
24 15 (16.85%) XML
25 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (7.87%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.49%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.49%) Solid Edge
3 4 (4.49%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (66.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.62%) DTS
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) IDOL
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) OLAP
8 1 (1.12%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (56.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 8 (8.99%) MSTest
2 8 (8.99%) Selenium
3 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.49%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.12%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Automotive
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (75.28%) Developer
2 52 (58.43%) .NET Developer
3 34 (38.20%) C# Developer
3 34 (38.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (35.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (30.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Software Developer
7 12 (13.48%) Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) Test Analyst
8 11 (12.36%) Web Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
9 10 (11.24%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (7.87%) Programmer
11 7 (7.87%) Applications Developer
11 7 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (6.74%) Tester
12 6 (6.74%) Graduate
12 6 (6.74%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (84.27%) .NET
2 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
3 43 (48.31%) jQuery
4 41 (46.07%) .NET Framework
5 35 (39.33%) HTML
6 33 (37.08%) CSS
7 31 (34.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 25 (28.09%) Web Services
9 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (23.60%) WCF
11 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (16.85%) XML
13 9 (10.11%) WinForms
14 8 (8.99%) HTML5
14 8 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.99%) Unity DI Container
15 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET
16 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 5 (5.62%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (15.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.25%) Social Network
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.12%) Open Source
8 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.12%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
2 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) Scrum
3 34 (38.20%) Unit Testing
4 31 (34.83%) MVC
5 14 (15.73%) Web Development
6 10 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.11%) CRM
7 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.87%) UML
8 7 (7.87%) OO
9 6 (6.74%) SOA
9 6 (6.74%) Content Management
9 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.74%) Workflow
10 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 79 (88.76%) C#
2 61 (68.54%) SQL
3 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) C++
6 9 (10.11%) C
7 7 (7.87%) Java
8 6 (6.74%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.37%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) ISEB
3 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.72%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.12%) Nintex
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Meridio
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Remedy
4 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 27 days ago