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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 52 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 2.09% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 15.34% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 84
Average salary £53,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.71% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £58,500
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
256 339 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.59% 13.65% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 217 278 216
Average salary £47,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.90% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Reading

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (76.81%) C#
2 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (68.12%) .NET
4 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
5 35 (50.72%) SQL
6 34 (49.28%) Scrum
7 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 29 (42.03%) Windows
8 29 (42.03%) Degree
8 29 (42.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (39.13%) Unit Testing
10 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET
11 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 21 (30.43%) MVC
13 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
14 18 (26.09%) jQuery
14 18 (26.09%) QA
14 18 (26.09%) WCF
15 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
15 17 (24.64%) C++
16 16 (23.19%) HTML
16 16 (23.19%) Web Services
17 15 (21.74%) CSS
17 15 (21.74%) TDD
18 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
19 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
19 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
20 12 (17.39%) OOD
20 12 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) IaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.80%) HTTP
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (13.04%) Selenium
2 9 (13.04%) FitNesse
3 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (5.80%) MSTest
6 3 (4.35%) NUnit
6 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 8 (11.59%) Software Manager
5 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Tester
6 7 (10.14%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Software Test Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Tester
7 6 (8.70%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (68.12%) .NET
2 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.09%) WCF
3 18 (26.09%) jQuery
4 16 (23.19%) Web Services
4 16 (23.19%) HTML
5 15 (21.74%) CSS
6 14 (20.29%) AngularJS
7 13 (18.84%) .NET Framework
8 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 12 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (14.49%) DCOM
10 9 (13.04%) MAPI
10 9 (13.04%) WPF
11 8 (11.59%) LESS
12 7 (10.14%) WF
12 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (8.70%) WinForms
14 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.49%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) DTV
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Blog
7 1 (1.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.35%) CentOS
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Scrum
3 27 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 21 (30.43%) MVC
5 20 (28.99%) Software Engineering
6 15 (21.74%) TDD
7 12 (17.39%) OOD
8 11 (15.94%) Software Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.49%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (13.04%) ATDD
10 9 (13.04%) Multithreading
10 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.14%) OO
11 7 (10.14%) Workflow
11 7 (10.14%) Test Management
12 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.70%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) C#
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) C++
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) Java
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) COBOL
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.94%) ISEB
3 5 (7.25%) PhD
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCPD
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Firmware
2 3 (4.35%) Xen
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) Twitter
4 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.90%) Nintex
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) NetSuite
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