Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 136 157
Rank change year-on-year +25 +21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 179 142 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.57% 2.12% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.67% 11.65% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 161 130 164
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,220 1,219 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.52% 18.19% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 1,028 1,019
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +44 67 £52,500 +2.44% 13
Bracknell -7 28 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Slough +17 25 £40,000 -25.58% 5
Windsor +7 22 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Maidenhead -25 18 £47,500 -29.63% 1
Newbury -18 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Thatcham - 5 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 162 (90.50%) C#
2 122 (68.16%) .NET
3 105 (58.66%) SQL
4 96 (53.63%) JavaScript
5 87 (48.60%) ASP.NET
6 85 (47.49%) Microsoft
7 83 (46.37%) MVC
8 82 (45.81%) SQL Server
9 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (39.66%) HTML
11 70 (39.11%) CSS
12 54 (30.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (27.93%) Software Engineering
14 44 (24.58%) jQuery
14 44 (24.58%) Multithreading
15 42 (23.46%) Web Development
15 42 (23.46%) Git (software)
16 41 (22.91%) Windows
17 39 (21.79%) Scrum
18 36 (20.11%) Unit Testing
19 35 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (18.99%) Web Services
20 34 (18.99%) C++
21 33 (18.44%) C
21 33 (18.44%) TDD
21 33 (18.44%) AngularJS
22 29 (16.20%) Test Automation
22 29 (16.20%) HTML5
23 27 (15.08%) SDLC
23 27 (15.08%) Angular 2

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 14 (7.82%) CMS
2 13 (7.26%) EPiServer
3 12 (6.70%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.06%) SaaS
3 8 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.23%) PaaS
5 3 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) Intranet
2 15 (8.38%) Broadband
2 15 (8.38%) Wireless
3 12 (6.70%) Firewall
4 5 (2.79%) Extranet
4 5 (2.79%) SMS
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.68%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.68%) RS-232
6 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.12%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.79%) Power BI
5 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.68%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 42 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.38%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (5.03%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.91%) MSTest
6 7 (3.91%) NUnit
7 5 (2.79%) Subversion
8 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.68%) JIRA
9 3 (1.68%) Selenium
9 3 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.68%) Xcode
10 2 (1.12%) Appium
10 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.12%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.12%) Sahi
10 2 (1.12%) UI Automator
10 2 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 18 (10.06%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.26%) Automotive
2 13 (7.26%) Marketing
3 7 (3.91%) Electronics
4 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Finance
5 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (59.22%) Developer
2 63 (35.20%) .NET Developer
3 41 (22.91%) Software Engineer
4 34 (18.99%) C# Developer
5 27 (15.08%) Web Developer
6 26 (14.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (13.97%) C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (13.97%) Senior Developer
8 22 (12.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (10.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (9.50%) Software Developer
12 16 (8.94%) HTML CSS Developer
12 16 (8.94%) HTML Developer
13 13 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (7.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (6.15%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (68.16%) .NET
2 87 (48.60%) ASP.NET
3 71 (39.66%) HTML
4 70 (39.11%) CSS
5 54 (30.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (24.58%) jQuery
7 34 (18.99%) Web Services
8 33 (18.44%) AngularJS
9 29 (16.20%) HTML5
10 27 (15.08%) Angular 2
11 26 (14.53%) STL
12 25 (13.97%) REST
13 24 (13.41%) .NET Framework
13 24 (13.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 24 (13.41%) COM
13 24 (13.41%) MFC
14 20 (11.17%) Ajax
14 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (11.17%) KnockoutJS
14 20 (11.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.70%) Private Cloud
3 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.03%) Social Media
5 5 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.68%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.68%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.68%) Robotics
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.91%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.35%) Android
4 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.37%) MVC
2 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (27.93%) Software Engineering
4 44 (24.58%) Multithreading
5 42 (23.46%) Web Development
6 39 (21.79%) Scrum
7 36 (20.11%) Unit Testing
8 33 (18.44%) TDD
9 29 (16.20%) Test Automation
10 27 (15.08%) SDLC
11 26 (14.53%) OO
12 16 (8.94%) High Availability
13 15 (8.38%) Kanban
14 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.82%) Mobile Application Development
14 14 (7.82%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (6.70%) API Development
15 12 (6.70%) Deployment Automation
15 12 (6.70%) DevOps
15 12 (6.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 162 (90.50%) C#
2 105 (58.66%) SQL
3 96 (53.63%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.99%) C++
5 33 (18.44%) C
6 17 (9.50%) Java
7 14 (7.82%) PHP
8 12 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.15%) VB
10 8 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.47%) XAML
11 6 (3.35%) VBScript
12 4 (2.23%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.23%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.23%) Python
12 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.68%) VC++
14 2 (1.12%) X++
15 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.68%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.70%) Docker
1 12 (6.70%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 85 (47.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (2.23%) Capita
4 3 (1.68%) Assembla
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) hybris
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore