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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.72% 0.70% 6.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 10.81% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 27
Average salary £31,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £42,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Slough region.

Development Applications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 37 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.23% 6.46% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 94
Average salary £44,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
3 4 (66.67%) QGIS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) GIS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) XHTML
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Games

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) QGIS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Junior
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Programmer
4 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft