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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 92 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.22% 2.70% 3.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.15% 20.38% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 56 61
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
274 314 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.92% 13.23% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 235 233 209
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (70.41%) C#
2 65 (66.33%) SQL Server
3 61 (62.24%) .NET
4 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (54.08%) SQL
7 43 (43.88%) Scrum
8 42 (42.86%) Oracle
9 41 (41.84%) Microsoft
10 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
10 39 (39.80%) Web Services
11 37 (37.76%) Windows
12 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET
13 29 (29.59%) MVC
14 28 (28.57%) Unit Testing
15 27 (27.55%) TDD
16 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
17 25 (25.51%) Degree
17 25 (25.51%) HTML
18 24 (24.49%) jQuery
18 24 (24.49%) Computer Science
19 21 (21.43%) CSS
19 21 (21.43%) SOA
19 21 (21.43%) WinForms
20 20 (20.41%) Finance
21 19 (19.39%) QA
21 19 (19.39%) Entity Framework
21 19 (19.39%) SOLID
22 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
22 18 (18.37%) Inversion of Control

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.18%) IaaS
3 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.10%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (66.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) DTS
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 16 (16.33%) NUnit
3 7 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 7 (7.14%) Toad
4 4 (4.08%) MSTest
5 3 (3.06%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.04%) Subversion
6 2 (2.04%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Banking
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Automotive
4 5 (5.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 17 (17.35%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Software Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Test Leader
6 14 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (13.27%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Technical Leader
8 9 (9.18%) Test Manager
8 9 (9.18%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (8.16%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 7 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) ETL Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (62.24%) .NET
2 39 (39.80%) Web Services
3 33 (33.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
5 25 (25.51%) HTML
6 24 (24.49%) jQuery
7 21 (21.43%) CSS
7 21 (21.43%) WinForms
8 19 (19.39%) Entity Framework
9 18 (18.37%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (18.37%) Unity DI Container
9 18 (18.37%) XML
10 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
11 15 (15.31%) WCF
12 14 (14.29%) SOAP
13 13 (13.27%) DHTML
14 9 (9.18%) WPF
15 7 (7.14%) DCOM
15 7 (7.14%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.37%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (13.27%) W3C
4 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.14%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.06%) Blog
6 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) Social Network
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.14%) CentOS
3 7 (7.14%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Scrum
3 29 (29.59%) MVC
4 28 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 27 (27.55%) TDD
6 21 (21.43%) SOA
7 19 (19.39%) SOLID
8 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
9 16 (16.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (15.31%) OOD
11 13 (13.27%) ITIL
11 13 (13.27%) Service Delivery
12 11 (11.22%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.20%) Manual Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.20%) Web Accessibility
14 9 (9.18%) ATDD
15 7 (7.14%) Analytics
15 7 (7.14%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) C#
2 53 (54.08%) SQL
3 16 (16.33%) VB.NET
4 15 (15.31%) VB
5 13 (13.27%) VB6
6 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.18%) C++
8 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.08%) Java
11 3 (3.06%) C
11 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) ISEB
2 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 7 (7.14%) Xen
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Oracle
2 41 (41.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.16%) Rackspace
4 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 3 (3.06%) Nintex
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
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