The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.36% 4.90% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.60% 25.44% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 18
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 Slough region.

Development Applications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 114 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.29% 19.26% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 103 35
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +37.21%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Slough region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Slough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) WinForms
4 11 (78.57%) C++
4 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 10 (71.43%) VC++
5 10 (71.43%) STL
5 10 (71.43%) Windows
6 9 (64.29%) E-business
6 9 (64.29%) Scrum
7 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (50.00%) Finance
8 7 (50.00%) UML
8 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (50.00%) OO
9 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (35.71%) Java
10 5 (35.71%) Coaching
11 4 (28.57%) Degree
11 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 4 (28.57%) Migration
12 3 (21.43%) WPF
13 2 (14.29%) MySQL
14 1 (7.14%) Web Services
14 1 (7.14%) DRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Development Manager
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Development Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 12 (85.71%) WinForms
4 10 (71.43%) STL
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) DHTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) E-business
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) UML
4 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) VC++
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft