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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 66 67 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.79% 3.03% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.29% 30.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 37
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
310 218 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.09% 9.86% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 234 184 213
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (77.31%) C#
2 88 (73.95%) .NET
3 79 (66.39%) SQL
3 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (63.87%) SQL Server
5 75 (63.03%) ASP.NET
6 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
7 61 (51.26%) HTML
8 59 (49.58%) CSS
9 58 (48.74%) MVC
10 54 (45.38%) jQuery
11 52 (43.70%) JavaScript
12 49 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (37.82%) Degree
14 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
15 33 (27.73%) Scrum
16 29 (24.37%) T-SQL
17 28 (23.53%) Unit Testing
18 26 (21.85%) .NET Framework
18 26 (21.85%) WCF
18 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
19 22 (18.49%) Web Services
19 22 (18.49%) OO
19 22 (18.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 21 (17.65%) HTML5
21 20 (16.81%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (16.81%) XML
21 20 (16.81%) Finance
22 19 (15.97%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (5.88%) IIS
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (63.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.72%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.20%) RavenDB
7 5 (4.20%) DB2
7 5 (4.20%) MS Access
8 4 (3.36%) Big Data
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.68%) MySQL
9 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.72%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.36%) PeopleTools
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
4 4 (3.36%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) MSTest
7 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (57.14%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) .NET Developer
3 24 (20.17%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 16 (13.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Senior Developer
8 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (10.92%) Junior Developer
9 13 (10.92%) Junior
10 12 (10.08%) Analyst
10 12 (10.08%) Test Analyst
11 11 (9.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (9.24%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (9.24%) Test Leader
12 9 (7.56%) Junior .NET Developer
12 9 (7.56%) Lead Test Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) Software Test Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (73.95%) .NET
2 75 (63.03%) ASP.NET
3 61 (51.26%) HTML
4 59 (49.58%) CSS
5 54 (45.38%) jQuery
6 34 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (21.85%) .NET Framework
7 26 (21.85%) WCF
8 22 (18.49%) Web Services
8 22 (18.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (17.65%) HTML5
10 20 (16.81%) XML
11 15 (12.61%) CSS3
11 15 (12.61%) AngularJS
12 13 (10.92%) XSLT
13 12 (10.08%) WF
14 11 (9.24%) Ajax
15 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 7 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.61%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) MPEG
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.52%) UNIX
4 1 (0.84%) AIX
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) MVC
3 33 (27.73%) Scrum
4 28 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
6 22 (18.49%) OO
7 14 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 14 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.92%) Web Development
9 12 (10.08%) UML
10 11 (9.24%) OOD
10 11 (9.24%) Workflow
10 11 (9.24%) TDD
10 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (4.20%) Resource Management
14 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.31%) C#
2 79 (66.39%) SQL
3 52 (43.70%) JavaScript
4 29 (24.37%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.29%) C++
5 17 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.92%) C
7 10 (8.40%) Python
7 10 (8.40%) Perl
8 9 (7.56%) Java
9 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.36%) Lua
12 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.68%) VBScript
13 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.84%) Korn
13 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) Degree
2 16 (13.45%) ISTQB
2 16 (13.45%) ISEB
3 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.20%) MCP
5 4 (3.36%) MCTS
5 4 (3.36%) MCPD
5 4 (3.36%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) PhD
7 1 (0.84%) VCP4
7 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Red Gate
4 5 (4.20%) Twitter
4 5 (4.20%) IBM
5 4 (3.36%) Sybase
5 4 (3.36%) Remedy
6 2 (1.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.84%) Telerik
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
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Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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TheSmartList
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CGI
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5 % Pension, Health, Life Ass
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