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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 100 85 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.97% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.12% 20.17% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 30
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
273 233 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.39% 9.78% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 231 196 172
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 6 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 80 (74.07%) C#
1 80 (74.07%) SQL Server
1 80 (74.07%) .NET
2 79 (73.15%) SQL
3 78 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (62.04%) ASP.NET
5 64 (59.26%) Microsoft
6 56 (51.85%) MVC
7 52 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (46.30%) Degree
8 50 (46.30%) CSS
9 49 (45.37%) HTML
9 49 (45.37%) jQuery
10 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
11 40 (37.04%) Scrum
12 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (32.41%) MS Excel
14 25 (23.15%) T-SQL
14 25 (23.15%) AngularJS
14 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
14 25 (23.15%) QA
15 22 (20.37%) Finance
16 21 (19.44%) HTML5
16 21 (19.44%) Entity Framework
16 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
16 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
16 21 (19.44%) WCF
16 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
17 20 (18.52%) ISEB
17 20 (18.52%) ISTQB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (32.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.11%) RavenDB
4 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.70%) DB2
8 4 (3.70%) Big Data
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) MS Access
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Selenium
4 5 (4.63%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.70%) MSTest
5 4 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.70%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.70%) PeopleTools
5 4 (3.70%) Subversion
6 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 4 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Developer
2 43 (39.81%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.30%) C# Developer
4 22 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Test Leader
6 14 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Analyst
7 13 (12.04%) Junior
7 13 (12.04%) Test Analyst
7 13 (12.04%) Junior Developer
8 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
10 10 (9.26%) Tester
10 10 (9.26%) Software Test Analyst
11 9 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
11 9 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
12 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (74.07%) .NET
2 67 (62.04%) ASP.NET
3 50 (46.30%) CSS
4 49 (45.37%) HTML
4 49 (45.37%) jQuery
5 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (23.15%) AngularJS
7 21 (19.44%) HTML5
7 21 (19.44%) Entity Framework
7 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
7 21 (19.44%) WCF
8 17 (15.74%) CSS3
9 16 (14.81%) WF
10 14 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (12.04%) LESS
11 13 (12.04%) Web Services
12 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (8.33%) XML
14 8 (7.41%) Ajax
15 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) UNIX
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (51.85%) MVC
3 40 (37.04%) Scrum
4 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
5 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 19 (17.59%) Software Testing
6 19 (17.59%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.74%) OO
8 16 (14.81%) Workflow
9 13 (12.04%) Web Development
10 12 (11.11%) TDD
10 12 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (10.19%) CQRS
11 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.33%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Test Management
13 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.48%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (5.56%) Release Management
15 6 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (74.07%) C#
2 79 (73.15%) SQL
3 41 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.19%) TypeScript
7 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.41%) C++
7 8 (7.41%) Java
8 4 (3.70%) Lua
9 2 (1.85%) C
10 1 (0.93%) COBOL
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Degree
2 20 (18.52%) ISEB
2 20 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.63%) PhD
4 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) CSSLP
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
5 4 (3.70%) MCTS
5 4 (3.70%) MCPD
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 64 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) Twitter
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + + 10% bonus + pensions + medical
Posted: 22 days ago