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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.56% 2.78% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.87% 25.69% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 38
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
307 253 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.89% 10.84% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 228 217 238
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (79.31%) C#
2 86 (74.14%) .NET
3 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (62.07%) ASP.NET
5 70 (60.34%) SQL
6 69 (59.48%) SQL Server
7 58 (50.00%) HTML
8 56 (48.28%) Microsoft
9 54 (46.55%) CSS
9 54 (46.55%) jQuery
10 51 (43.97%) MVC
11 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
12 42 (36.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (31.03%) Degree
14 32 (27.59%) MS Excel
14 32 (27.59%) Scrum
15 31 (26.72%) .NET Framework
16 30 (25.86%) Unit Testing
16 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
18 26 (22.41%) T-SQL
18 26 (22.41%) Web Services
19 25 (21.55%) WCF
20 23 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 22 (18.97%) C++
22 20 (17.24%) OO
22 20 (17.24%) HTML5
23 19 (16.38%) XML
23 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
24 18 (15.52%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.03%) IIS
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) HTTPS
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (59.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) DB2
6 5 (4.31%) MS Access
6 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.45%) Big Data
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.59%) MySQL
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.72%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (36.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.31%) MSTest
4 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.45%) PeopleTools
5 4 (3.45%) Subversion
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.72%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
8 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (61.21%) Developer
2 53 (45.69%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 21 (18.10%) C# Developer
5 20 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 15 (12.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (12.07%) Web Developer
10 12 (10.34%) Junior
10 12 (10.34%) Junior Developer
11 11 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (9.48%) Graduate
11 11 (9.48%) Analyst
11 11 (9.48%) Test Analyst
11 11 (9.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (8.62%) Software Developer
13 9 (7.76%) Junior .NET Developer
14 8 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
14 8 (6.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (74.14%) .NET
2 72 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 58 (50.00%) HTML
4 54 (46.55%) CSS
4 54 (46.55%) jQuery
5 31 (26.72%) .NET Framework
6 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (22.41%) Web Services
8 25 (21.55%) WCF
9 23 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (17.24%) HTML5
11 19 (16.38%) XML
12 15 (12.93%) CSS3
13 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (11.21%) Ajax
14 12 (10.34%) XSLT
15 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
16 9 (7.76%) WinForms
16 9 (7.76%) WF
17 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
7 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) MPEG
7 2 (1.72%) Social Network
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Open Source
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 1 (0.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.97%) MVC
3 32 (27.59%) Scrum
4 30 (25.86%) Unit Testing
5 28 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 20 (17.24%) OO
7 13 (11.21%) Web Development
8 12 (10.34%) UML
9 11 (9.48%) OOD
10 10 (8.62%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.76%) TDD
11 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.90%) Workflow
12 8 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.17%) Automated Testing
14 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.31%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (79.31%) C#
2 70 (60.34%) SQL
3 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.41%) T-SQL
5 22 (18.97%) C++
6 17 (14.66%) VB.NET
7 14 (12.07%) C
8 13 (11.21%) Java
9 10 (8.62%) Perl
9 10 (8.62%) Python
10 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.45%) Lua
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.72%) XPath
12 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.72%) VBScript
13 1 (0.86%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) Korn
13 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Degree
2 11 (9.48%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.48%) ISEB
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.45%) CSSLP
5 3 (2.59%) MCP
6 2 (1.72%) PhD
6 2 (1.72%) MCTS
6 2 (1.72%) MCPD
6 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 56 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Red Gate
4 5 (4.31%) IBM
5 4 (3.45%) Remedy
5 4 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) Cognos
6 2 (1.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.86%) Telerik
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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