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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.62% 1.63% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 17.54% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
79 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.32% 9.27% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 59
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,782 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Slough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (92.86%) .NET
3 34 (80.95%) SQL
4 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET
5 30 (71.43%) HTML
6 28 (66.67%) MVC
7 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (54.76%) CSS
8 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
9 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
10 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
11 16 (38.10%) Web Services
12 15 (35.71%) XML
13 13 (30.95%) OOP
13 13 (30.95%) OO
13 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
13 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (30.95%) Ajax
13 13 (30.95%) jQuery
14 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
14 12 (28.57%) Degree
14 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
14 12 (28.57%) WCF
14 12 (28.57%) HTML5
15 11 (26.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
15 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (23.81%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 13 (30.95%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Website Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (7.14%) Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 30 (71.43%) HTML
4 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (54.76%) CSS
5 16 (38.10%) Web Services
6 15 (35.71%) XML
7 13 (30.95%) Ajax
7 13 (30.95%) jQuery
8 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 12 (28.57%) WCF
8 12 (28.57%) HTML5
9 11 (26.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (23.81%) WinForms
11 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (16.67%) CSS3
13 6 (14.29%) LINQ
13 6 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.52%) W3C
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) MVC
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) OOP
3 13 (30.95%) OO
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) DSDM
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
8 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (80.95%) SQL
3 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) MCITP
2 6 (14.29%) MCTS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) MCP
2 6 (14.29%) MCSD
2 6 (14.29%) MCDBA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft