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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 100 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 2.47% 2.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 19.85% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 52 46
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
241 272 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.10% 12.42% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 190 231 214
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) C++
5 19 (54.29%) MAPI
5 19 (54.29%) Scrum
6 17 (48.57%) Degree
7 16 (45.71%) WCF
7 16 (45.71%) TDD
7 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
7 16 (45.71%) Web Services
8 15 (42.86%) DCOM
8 15 (42.86%) OOD
8 15 (42.86%) WPF
8 15 (42.86%) FitNesse
8 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
8 15 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (42.86%) ATDD
9 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.86%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 8 (22.86%) LoadRunner
12 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 6 (17.14%) VMware

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino
1 4 (11.43%) IIS
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) IMAP
1 4 (11.43%) NAS
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
1 4 (11.43%) SMTP
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
1 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) FitNesse
2 8 (22.86%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.43%) AQtime
3 4 (11.43%) JMeter
3 4 (11.43%) WebLOAD
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) MAPI
3 16 (45.71%) WCF
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 15 (42.86%) DCOM
4 15 (42.86%) WPF
5 8 (22.86%) HTML
6 6 (17.14%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.71%) jQuery
9 2 (5.71%) WinForms
10 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.86%) CSS3
10 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
3 16 (45.71%) TDD
4 15 (42.86%) ATDD
4 15 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 15 (42.86%) OOD
4 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.29%) Presales
7 4 (11.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCITP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (11.43%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP