Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 169 176
Rank change year-on-year +39 +7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 132 152 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.12% 1.76% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.25% 12.03% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 129 146 156
Berkshire median annual salary £40,500 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.37% -6.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,125 £60,625
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 1173 1264 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.81% 14.60% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1092 1163
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +41 41 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Slough +25 30 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Hungerford - 20 £35,000 -
Windsor - 9 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell -22 7 £85,000 +88.89%
Wokingham +4 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Newbury -17 3 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 118 (89.39%) C#
2 106 (80.30%) .NET
3 91 (68.94%) SQL
4 85 (64.39%) SQL Server
5 82 (62.12%) ASP.NET
6 77 (58.33%) MVC
7 76 (57.58%) JavaScript
8 72 (54.55%) HTML
8 72 (54.55%) CSS
9 62 (46.97%) jQuery
10 45 (34.09%) Unit Testing
10 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
11 44 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (32.58%) Web Development
13 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 39 (29.55%) Ajax
15 38 (28.79%) .NET Framework
16 37 (28.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 36 (27.27%) T-SQL
18 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
19 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
20 29 (21.97%) XML
21 28 (21.21%) HTML5
21 28 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 27 (20.45%) VB.NET
23 26 (19.70%) C
24 25 (18.94%) Windows
25 24 (18.18%) E-Commerce
26 20 (15.15%) Web Services

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 11 (8.33%) CMS
2 9 (6.82%) EPiServer
2 9 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (6.06%) IIS
4 7 (5.30%) Kentico
5 6 (4.55%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.27%) Drupal
7 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) Broadband
1 13 (9.85%) Intranet
1 13 (9.85%) Wireless
2 6 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) HTTP
3 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.76%) DSL
4 1 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.76%) POP3
4 1 (0.76%) SMTP
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (64.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.27%) Big Data
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.27%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.52%) OLAP
9 2 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.52%) Power BI
9 2 (1.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (28.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.15%) JIRA
4 9 (6.82%) SpecFlow
5 8 (6.06%) MSTest
5 8 (6.06%) Selenium
6 6 (4.55%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.27%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.27%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.52%) Appium
9 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.52%) NUnit
9 2 (1.52%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.52%) Sahi
9 2 (1.52%) UI Automator
9 2 (1.52%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.85%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Automotive
3 3 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (71.97%) Developer
2 62 (46.97%) .NET Developer
3 38 (28.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 35 (26.52%) Web Developer
5 30 (22.73%) C# Developer
6 28 (21.21%) .NET Web Developer
7 26 (19.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 19 (14.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
11 16 (12.12%) HTML Developer
12 13 (9.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
13 12 (9.09%) Software Developer
14 11 (8.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 9 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
15 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
16 8 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (80.30%) .NET
2 82 (62.12%) ASP.NET
3 72 (54.55%) CSS
3 72 (54.55%) HTML
4 62 (46.97%) jQuery
5 44 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 39 (29.55%) Ajax
8 38 (28.79%) .NET Framework
9 29 (21.97%) XML
10 28 (21.21%) HTML5
10 28 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (15.15%) Web Services
12 16 (12.12%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (9.85%) .NET Core
13 13 (9.85%) CSS3
13 13 (9.85%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (9.85%) WinForms
14 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.27%) RIA
4 3 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.52%) FMCG
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Windows
2 18 (13.64%) Android
3 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (58.33%) MVC
2 45 (34.09%) Unit Testing
3 43 (32.58%) Web Development
4 42 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.48%) Software Engineering
6 24 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 20 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 18 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 16 (12.12%) Scrum
10 11 (8.33%) TDD
10 11 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.58%) Data Protection
12 9 (6.82%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (6.82%) OO
13 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.06%) SDLC
14 7 (5.30%) Analytics
14 7 (5.30%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
15 6 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 118 (89.39%) C#
2 91 (68.94%) SQL
3 76 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 27 (20.45%) VB.NET
6 26 (19.70%) C
7 11 (8.33%) C++
8 7 (5.30%) Java
8 7 (5.30%) XAML
9 5 (3.79%) VB
10 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.52%) Python
11 2 (1.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.76%) COBOL
12 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.76%) HND
2 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) RedGate
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.06%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.55%) Telerik
6 5 (3.79%) Google
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) IBM