The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 90 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 3.92% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.53% 36.73% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 85 57
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 245 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.64% 10.68% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 284 201 250
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,950 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 88 (88.89%) .NET
2 82 (82.83%) C#
3 62 (62.63%) SQL
4 59 (59.60%) ASP.NET
5 57 (57.58%) SQL Server
6 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
7 47 (47.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (38.38%) jQuery
9 37 (37.37%) .NET Framework
10 36 (36.36%) Scrum
11 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (31.31%) Unit Testing
13 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
13 30 (30.30%) HTML
13 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
14 28 (28.28%) CSS
14 28 (28.28%) MVC
14 28 (28.28%) Selenium
15 24 (24.24%) ISEB
15 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 21 (21.21%) Web Services
17 19 (19.19%) Oracle
17 19 (19.19%) Degree
17 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (17.17%) WCF
20 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
21 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 14 (14.14%) Windows
22 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) IIS
2 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) AutoCAD
3 4 (4.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (4.04%) Solid Edge
3 4 (4.04%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.05%) DTS
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.01%) IDOL
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (47.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (28.28%) Selenium
3 13 (13.13%) MSTest
4 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.08%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (5.05%) TestComplete
6 5 (5.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Automotive
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (57.58%) Developer
2 45 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 28 (28.28%) C# Developer
4 26 (26.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (26.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (24.24%) Analyst
5 24 (24.24%) Test Analyst
6 21 (21.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (15.15%) Software Developer
8 10 (10.10%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Tester
9 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (7.07%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (7.07%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
12 6 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
13 5 (5.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (88.89%) .NET
2 59 (59.60%) ASP.NET
3 38 (38.38%) jQuery
4 37 (37.37%) .NET Framework
5 30 (30.30%) HTML
6 28 (28.28%) CSS
7 24 (24.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 21 (21.21%) Web Services
9 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (17.17%) WCF
11 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (12.12%) XML
13 7 (7.07%) HTML5
14 6 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (5.05%) WinForms
15 5 (5.05%) ADO.NET
16 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 4 (4.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
1 14 (14.14%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.02%) Physics
5 2 (2.02%) Social Network
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.05%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) Scrum
2 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.31%) Unit Testing
4 28 (28.28%) MVC
5 13 (13.13%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.12%) CRM
7 10 (10.10%) Software Testing
7 10 (10.10%) Web Development
8 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.08%) BDD
9 7 (7.07%) Automation Testing
10 6 (6.06%) SOA
10 6 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.05%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) Use Case
11 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.05%) OO
12 4 (4.04%) UML
12 4 (4.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.83%) C#
2 62 (62.63%) SQL
3 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.10%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.05%) C
7 4 (4.04%) Java
8 3 (3.03%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) VB6
10 1 (1.01%) VBScript
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) ISEB
2 19 (19.19%) Degree
3 16 (16.16%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.01%) Nintex
4 1 (1.01%) Meridio
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rural Payments Agency
Salary: From £26,745 to £30,923 per annum Pay Award Pending
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 8 days ago