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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 76 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 65 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.67% 2.82% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.97% 28.95% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 33
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
283 228 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.63% 9.74% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 231 193 195
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 84 (71.79%) C#
1 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 82 (70.09%) SQL
3 81 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (68.38%) SQL Server
5 71 (60.68%) Microsoft
6 67 (57.26%) ASP.NET
7 55 (47.01%) MVC
7 55 (47.01%) HTML
8 54 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (45.30%) CSS
10 51 (43.59%) jQuery
11 50 (42.74%) Degree
12 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
13 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
14 35 (29.91%) Scrum
15 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (22.22%) T-SQL
17 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
18 23 (19.66%) QA
18 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
19 22 (18.80%) HTML5
19 22 (18.80%) Computer Science
20 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
20 21 (17.95%) ISEB
20 21 (17.95%) Finance
21 20 (17.09%) OO
21 20 (17.09%) Web Services
21 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
21 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.42%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (68.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.84%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.98%) RavenDB
7 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 5 (4.27%) MS Access
8 4 (3.42%) Big Data
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.27%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.27%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.42%) PeopleTools
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
5 3 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) MSTest
7 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.84%) Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) Developer
2 46 (39.32%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Test Leader
5 14 (11.97%) Junior Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Test Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Junior
6 11 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Tester
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Junior .NET Developer
7 10 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Graduate
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (71.79%) .NET
2 67 (57.26%) ASP.NET
3 55 (47.01%) HTML
4 53 (45.30%) CSS
5 51 (43.59%) jQuery
6 32 (27.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (18.80%) HTML5
8 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
8 20 (17.09%) Web Services
9 19 (16.24%) WCF
10 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 17 (14.53%) XML
12 16 (13.68%) CSS3
13 14 (11.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (10.26%) WF
14 12 (10.26%) XSLT
15 10 (8.55%) Ajax
16 8 (6.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.40%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) MPEG
7 1 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.85%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) UNIX
5 3 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.01%) MVC
3 35 (29.91%) Scrum
4 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
6 20 (17.09%) OO
7 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.26%) Workflow
9 11 (9.40%) TDD
9 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.55%) Web Development
10 10 (8.55%) UML
11 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.98%) OOD
13 7 (5.98%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (5.98%) Test Management
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.13%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 84 (71.79%) C#
2 82 (70.09%) SQL
3 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.53%) VB.NET
6 13 (11.11%) C++
7 9 (7.69%) C
8 8 (6.84%) Java
8 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.13%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.13%) Python
9 6 (5.13%) Perl
10 4 (3.42%) Lua
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.85%) COBOL
12 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) Korn
12 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (42.74%) Degree
2 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 21 (17.95%) ISEB
3 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.42%) MCTS
4 4 (3.42%) MCP
4 4 (3.42%) MCPD
4 4 (3.42%) CSSLP
5 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) PhD
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 71 (60.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Red Gate
3 6 (5.13%) Twitter
4 5 (4.27%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) Sybase
5 3 (2.56%) Remedy
6 2 (1.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.85%) Telerik
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Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Bonus
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