Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 135 176
Rank change year-on-year +48 +41 +27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 214 135 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.25% 2.10% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.26% 11.47% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 184 127 142
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £74,625 £68,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 1,111 1,177 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.87% 18.34% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 953 982 1,135
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +60 88 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Bracknell +6 39 £55,000 -35.29% 2
Slough +15 30 £40,000 -30.43% 7
Maidenhead - 20 £52,500 - 2
Windsor -13 13 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Thatcham - 5 £45,000 -
Wokingham -10 2 £68,750 +88.36% 1
Newbury -6 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 197 (92.06%) C#
2 129 (60.28%) .NET
3 128 (59.81%) SQL
4 125 (58.41%) Microsoft
5 120 (56.07%) JavaScript
6 103 (48.13%) SQL Server
7 91 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (41.59%) CSS
9 80 (37.38%) HTML
9 80 (37.38%) Software Engineering
10 77 (35.98%) ASP.NET
11 72 (33.64%) MVC
12 67 (31.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 62 (28.97%) Windows
14 57 (26.64%) Web Services
15 51 (23.83%) Multithreading
16 50 (23.36%) Git (software)
16 50 (23.36%) C++
17 47 (21.96%) Web Development
18 45 (21.03%) OO
19 44 (20.56%) C
19 44 (20.56%) Scrum
19 44 (20.56%) TDD
20 43 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 40 (18.69%) REST
22 39 (18.22%) AngularJS
22 39 (18.22%) jQuery
23 37 (17.29%) Unit Testing
24 36 (16.82%) SDLC
25 34 (15.89%) MFC

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 15 (7.01%) NServiceBus
2 8 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.87%) CMS
4 3 (1.40%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (31.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (15.89%) SaaS
3 8 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.87%) PaaS
6 3 (1.40%) GitHub
6 3 (1.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.28%) Intranet
2 16 (7.48%) Broadband
2 16 (7.48%) Wireless
3 15 (7.01%) Firewall
4 6 (2.80%) Internet
4 6 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.34%) Bluetooth
5 5 (2.34%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.34%) Extranet
5 5 (2.34%) RS-232
5 5 (2.34%) SMS
5 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.93%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (48.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.67%) Power BI
4 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.40%) Big Data
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (8.88%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (7.48%) webpack
6 7 (3.27%) Subversion
7 6 (2.80%) JIRA
7 6 (2.80%) NUnit
8 5 (2.34%) Xcode
9 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.40%) Selenium
9 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.93%) Appium
10 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.93%) PyCharm
10 2 (0.93%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.93%) Sahi
10 2 (0.93%) Sikuli
10 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.93%) UI Automator
General
1 20 (9.35%) Automotive
2 19 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.67%) Electronics
4 7 (3.27%) Marketing
5 6 (2.80%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.34%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.87%) Finance
7 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (52.34%) Developer
2 63 (29.44%) Software Engineer
3 55 (25.70%) .NET Developer
4 36 (16.82%) C++ Software Engineer
5 32 (14.95%) C# Developer
6 29 (13.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 28 (13.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (11.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (10.28%) HTML CSS Developer
10 22 (10.28%) HTML Developer
11 21 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 20 (9.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (8.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (8.88%) Web Developer
14 16 (7.48%) C# Software Engineer
15 15 (7.01%) Analyst
15 15 (7.01%) Angular Developer
15 15 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (6.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (60.28%) .NET
2 89 (41.59%) CSS
3 80 (37.38%) HTML
4 77 (35.98%) ASP.NET
5 57 (26.64%) Web Services
6 43 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (18.69%) REST
8 39 (18.22%) AngularJS
8 39 (18.22%) jQuery
9 34 (15.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 34 (15.89%) COM
9 34 (15.89%) MFC
9 34 (15.89%) STL
10 32 (14.95%) .NET Framework
11 30 (14.02%) HTML5
12 27 (12.62%) Angular 2
13 23 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (9.81%) Ajax
14 21 (9.81%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (8.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Social Media
2 20 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.01%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.34%) CAN bus
6 5 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.34%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.34%) Robotics
7 4 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.87%) NHS
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.97%) Windows
2 17 (7.94%) Linux
3 8 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.27%) Android
5 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.87%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.38%) Software Engineering
3 72 (33.64%) MVC
4 51 (23.83%) Multithreading
5 47 (21.96%) Web Development
6 45 (21.03%) OO
7 44 (20.56%) Scrum
7 44 (20.56%) TDD
8 37 (17.29%) Unit Testing
9 36 (16.82%) SDLC
10 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
11 27 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (12.15%) API Development
12 26 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (12.15%) OOA/OOD
13 23 (10.75%) Mobile Development
14 21 (9.81%) High Availability
15 19 (8.88%) Front End Development
16 17 (7.94%) CRM
17 16 (7.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 197 (92.06%) C#
2 128 (59.81%) SQL
3 120 (56.07%) JavaScript
4 50 (23.36%) C++
5 44 (20.56%) C
6 21 (9.81%) Java
7 18 (8.41%) PowerShell
8 15 (7.01%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.61%) VB
10 10 (4.67%) XAML
11 9 (4.21%) PHP
12 7 (3.27%) VBScript
13 5 (2.34%) Assembly Language
13 5 (2.34%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.40%) VC++
16 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.93%) Python
16 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.02%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.87%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) Docker
1 15 (7.01%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.80%) Firmware
3 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 125 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle
3 6 (2.80%) Capita
4 5 (2.34%) Assembla
5 4 (1.87%) Telerik
6 3 (1.40%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.93%) Zend