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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 1.80% 4.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.59% 18.52% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 25
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
73 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.37% 9.73% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69 47 57
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Slough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) C++
9 2 (15.38%) DHTML
9 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (15.38%) VBScript
9 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (15.38%) Internet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Programmer
5 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate
6 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (15.38%) LINQ
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) DHTML
8 1 (7.69%) DCOM
8 1 (7.69%) STL
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) DRM
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) E-business
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) VC++
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft