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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.55% 1.88% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.88% 24.49% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +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
81 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.73% 7.67% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 59
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Slough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 46 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (91.30%) .NET
3 36 (78.26%) SQL
4 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
5 33 (71.74%) HTML
6 30 (65.22%) MVC
7 27 (58.70%) CSS
8 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
8 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
10 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
11 16 (34.78%) Web Services
11 16 (34.78%) OO
12 15 (32.61%) jQuery
12 15 (32.61%) Degree
13 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
13 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (30.43%) OOP
13 14 (30.43%) XML
14 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
14 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
14 13 (28.26%) HTML5
14 13 (28.26%) Ajax
15 12 (26.09%) WCF
15 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (26.09%) Windows
15 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (23.91%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (19.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Intranet
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) 4G
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 13 (28.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Agile .NET Developer
6 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Website Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Programmer
11 2 (4.35%) Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
3 33 (71.74%) HTML
4 27 (58.70%) CSS
5 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (34.78%) Web Services
7 15 (32.61%) jQuery
8 14 (30.43%) XML
9 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
9 13 (28.26%) HTML5
9 13 (28.26%) Ajax
10 12 (26.09%) WCF
10 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (23.91%) WinForms
12 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (15.22%) CSS3
14 6 (13.04%) WSDL
14 6 (13.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.70%) W3C
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) MVC
2 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) OO
4 14 (30.43%) OOP
5 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) DSDM
8 4 (8.70%) Workflow
8 4 (8.70%) Kanban
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Software Deployment
9 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (78.26%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MCDBA
2 6 (13.04%) MCP
2 6 (13.04%) MCSD
2 6 (13.04%) MCITP
2 6 (13.04%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft