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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 122 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.36% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.25% 11.67% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 43
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
305 257 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.80% 11.65% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 268 213 281
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
6 12 (37.50%) jQuery
7 11 (34.38%) TDD
7 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) C++
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (25.00%) WCF
11 7 (21.88%) Selenium
11 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 7 (21.88%) MAPI
11 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
11 7 (21.88%) HTML5
11 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Domino
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Mingle
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) IMAP
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) SMTP
2 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) JMeter
4 5 (15.63%) FitNesse
5 4 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) AQtime
7 2 (6.25%) MSTest
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.25%) WebLOAD
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Test Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) jQuery
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) WCF
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) MAPI
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) DCOM
9 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (15.63%) WPF
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) SOLID
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) ATDD
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) OOD
8 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (12.50%) Presales
8 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.25%) VB
9 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Rally
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