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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 117 101 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 39 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 1.62% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.29% 12.87% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 71
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
272 303 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 12.59% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 214 249 182
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 69 (74.19%) C#
2 67 (72.04%) SQL
3 66 (70.97%) .NET
4 65 (69.89%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (65.59%) SQL Server
6 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
7 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET
8 47 (50.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (45.16%) MVC
10 41 (44.09%) Degree
11 40 (43.01%) Scrum
12 36 (38.71%) CSS
13 35 (37.63%) HTML
13 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
14 34 (36.56%) jQuery
15 28 (30.11%) Unit Testing
15 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (27.96%) WCF
16 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
17 25 (26.88%) QA
18 23 (24.73%) Entity Framework
18 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
18 23 (24.73%) Finance
18 23 (24.73%) Software Engineering
19 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
20 21 (22.58%) Windows
21 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
22 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
24 17 (18.28%) Test Automation

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (37.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) HTTPS
2 6 (6.45%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (65.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.98%) RavenDB
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.30%) Big Data
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (50.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.60%) Selenium
3 7 (7.53%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.30%) MSTest
7 3 (3.23%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.08%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.53%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.43%) C# Developer
4 18 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.05%) Test Leader
5 14 (15.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (15.05%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (12.90%) Tester
8 11 (11.83%) Software Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Analyst
9 9 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Test Analyst
10 8 (8.60%) Junior Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Junior
10 8 (8.60%) Test Analyst
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (7.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (70.97%) .NET
2 50 (53.76%) ASP.NET
3 36 (38.71%) CSS
4 35 (37.63%) HTML
5 34 (36.56%) jQuery
6 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (27.96%) WCF
8 23 (24.73%) Entity Framework
8 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
9 17 (18.28%) WF
10 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
10 16 (17.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (15.05%) LESS
12 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (11.83%) Web Services
13 11 (11.83%) HTML5
14 7 (7.53%) CSS3
14 7 (7.53%) XML
14 7 (7.53%) ADO.NET
15 5 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) DTV
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) UNIX
4 4 (4.30%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.16%) MVC
3 40 (43.01%) Scrum
4 28 (30.11%) Unit Testing
5 23 (24.73%) Software Engineering
6 17 (18.28%) Software Testing
6 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.28%) Workflow
6 17 (18.28%) OO
7 14 (15.05%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (12.90%) CQRS
8 12 (12.90%) TDD
9 11 (11.83%) Web Development
10 10 (10.75%) Test Management
11 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.60%) Release Management
12 8 (8.60%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (8.60%) UML
12 8 (8.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (74.19%) C#
2 67 (72.04%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.66%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.98%) C++
6 12 (12.90%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.30%) Lua
8 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.15%) Java
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) COBOL
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) Python
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (44.09%) Degree
2 17 (18.28%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.28%) ISEB
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) PhD
5 5 (5.38%) MCPD
6 4 (4.30%) MCTS
6 4 (4.30%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Twitter
3 10 (10.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
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