Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 139 127
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 118 131 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.07% 1.96% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 10.66% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 115 128 158
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,375
90th Percentile £92,500 £63,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 983 1,229 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.27% 18.38% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1,038 1,013
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Berkshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 50 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Bracknell +23 43 £55,000 - 2
Slough -33 7 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead -15 4 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Wokingham +13 2 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Newbury +3 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Windsor -9 1 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 99 (83.90%) C#
2 94 (79.66%) Microsoft
3 80 (67.80%) SQL
4 65 (55.08%) Software Engineering
5 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (44.07%) TDD
7 47 (39.83%) .NET
7 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 45 (38.14%) C++
9 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
9 43 (36.44%) SDLC
10 42 (35.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 42 (35.59%) Multithreading
11 41 (34.75%) C
11 41 (34.75%) MFC
11 41 (34.75%) STL
11 41 (34.75%) COM
12 36 (30.51%) CSS
13 34 (28.81%) HTML
14 33 (27.97%) MVC
15 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
16 27 (22.88%) Web Services
17 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
18 24 (20.34%) Test Automation
19 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
20 22 (18.64%) SaaS
20 22 (18.64%) REST
20 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
20 22 (18.64%) Scrum
21 20 (16.95%) OO

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.08%) Apache
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.54%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.69%) nginx
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.64%) SaaS
3 8 (6.78%) PaaS
4 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.93%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (5.93%) IaaS
5 4 (3.39%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.69%) npm
7 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.85%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.85%) Google Play
7 1 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.85%) Serverless
7 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
1 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) Broadband
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) RS-232
2 1 (0.85%) RS-422
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Data Lake
2 8 (6.78%) Power BI
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.54%) HDInsight
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.69%) Adabas
5 2 (1.69%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 1 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.56%) webpack
3 11 (9.32%) NUnit
4 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
5 7 (5.93%) Subversion
6 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.08%) JIRA
6 6 (5.08%) SpecFlow
6 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.24%) Appium
7 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.24%) PyCharm
7 5 (4.24%) Robot Framework
7 5 (4.24%) Sahi
7 5 (4.24%) Sikuli
7 5 (4.24%) UI Automator
8 4 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.08%) Automotive
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Developer
1 49 (41.53%) Software Engineer
2 41 (34.75%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (18.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (17.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (16.10%) .NET Developer
6 13 (11.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
8 11 (9.32%) Angular Developer
9 9 (7.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (7.63%) HTML Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Graduate
12 6 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (4.24%) Test Automation Developer
14 4 (3.39%) .NET Development Manager
14 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.83%) .NET
2 42 (35.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 41 (34.75%) COM
3 41 (34.75%) MFC
3 41 (34.75%) STL
4 36 (30.51%) CSS
5 34 (28.81%) HTML
6 27 (22.88%) Web Services
7 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET
7 22 (18.64%) REST
8 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
8 19 (16.10%) SOAP
9 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (8.47%) Angular 2
11 10 (8.47%) React
12 8 (6.78%) Entity Framework
12 8 (6.78%) Spring
13 7 (5.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Social Media
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Robotics
6 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Android
3 3 (2.54%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) Software Engineering
2 53 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (44.07%) TDD
4 43 (36.44%) SDLC
5 42 (35.59%) Multithreading
6 33 (27.97%) MVC
7 24 (20.34%) Test Automation
8 23 (19.49%) Unit Testing
9 22 (18.64%) Scrum
10 20 (16.95%) OO
11 19 (16.10%) Web Development
12 18 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (12.71%) Mobile Development
14 13 (11.02%) API Development
14 13 (11.02%) Change Management
15 11 (9.32%) DevOps
15 11 (9.32%) High Availability
16 10 (8.47%) Front End Development
16 10 (8.47%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 99 (83.90%) C#
2 80 (67.80%) SQL
3 45 (38.14%) C++
4 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
5 41 (34.75%) C
6 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.93%) Java
8 6 (5.08%) Python
9 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Natural
10 2 (1.69%) RPG
10 2 (1.69%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) GDPR
2 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.85%) Grafana
Vendors
1 94 (79.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Google
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
4 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.69%) Telerik
4 2 (1.69%) webMethods
4 2 (1.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) New Relic
5 1 (0.85%) Nintex
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau