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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.99% 3.05% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 17.65% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 12
Average salary £32,500 £43,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.85% +11.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
55 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.06% 17.28% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 70 41
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Slough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) WinForms
6 4 (40.00%) STL
6 4 (40.00%) VC++
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Web Development
7 3 (30.00%) UML
7 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (30.00%) E-business
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) STL
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) COM
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) E-business
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) VC++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nintex