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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 130 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 80 89 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 1.80% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.64% 14.42% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 83 79
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 633 617 636
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.99% 12.48% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 523 532 500
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +35 21 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Bracknell +17 19 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Windsor -2 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Slough +32 8 £52,500 +84.21%
Wokingham -1 6 £36,500 -27.00%
Newbury -2 2 £43,750 -30.00%
Maidenhead -1 1 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 145 (82.39%) C#
2 113 (64.20%) .NET
3 110 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 99 (56.25%) SQL
5 89 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (48.30%) SQL Server
7 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
8 60 (34.09%) HTML
8 60 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 59 (33.52%) SDLC
10 58 (32.95%) Software Engineering
11 55 (31.25%) Scrum
12 53 (30.11%) C++
13 49 (27.84%) CSS
13 49 (27.84%) MVC
14 46 (26.14%) TDD
15 41 (23.30%) Degree
16 38 (21.59%) Multithreading
16 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (20.45%) .NET Framework
18 35 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (18.75%) STL
20 32 (18.18%) COM
20 32 (18.18%) MFC
20 32 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 32 (18.18%) HTML5
21 31 (17.61%) OO
22 28 (15.91%) Computer Science
23 26 (14.77%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 21 (11.93%) CMS
2 10 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.98%) IIS
5 5 (2.84%) Confluence
5 5 (2.84%) Drupal
5 5 (2.84%) Kentico
5 5 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.70%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.25%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.41%) IaaS
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.27%) PaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Extranet
1 2 (1.14%) IMAP
1 2 (1.14%) Intranet
1 2 (1.14%) NAS
1 2 (1.14%) SAN
1 2 (1.14%) SMTP
1 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (48.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.57%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.57%) GIS
10 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.57%) OLTP
10 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.25%) MSTest
4 10 (5.68%) Selenium
5 9 (5.11%) Toad
6 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 6 (3.41%) FitNesse
7 6 (3.41%) JIRA
7 6 (3.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.84%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.84%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.84%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.27%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.70%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.70%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.70%) NUnit
11 2 (1.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Banking
2 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.41%) Advertising
3 6 (3.41%) Games
3 6 (3.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (55.11%) Developer
2 42 (23.86%) Software Engineer
3 36 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 32 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (17.05%) .NET Developer
6 23 (13.07%) Senior Developer
7 19 (10.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (10.80%) Web Developer
8 17 (9.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (9.66%) Senior Web Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) BizTalk Developer
10 10 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (5.11%) HTML CSS Developer
11 9 (5.11%) HTML Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.55%) Analyst
12 8 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
12 8 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (64.20%) .NET
2 60 (34.09%) ASP.NET
2 60 (34.09%) HTML
3 49 (27.84%) CSS
4 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 33 (18.75%) STL
7 32 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 32 (18.18%) COM
7 32 (18.18%) HTML5
7 32 (18.18%) MFC
8 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (14.77%) jQuery
9 22 (12.50%) WPF
10 20 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.23%) Backbone.js
12 17 (9.66%) Ajax
12 17 (9.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (7.95%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.39%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.82%) FMCG
5 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.98%) Social Media
7 6 (3.41%) Kinect
7 6 (3.41%) Xbox
8 3 (1.70%) Fintech
8 3 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.70%) Robotics
8 3 (1.70%) User Experience
9 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.64%) Windows
2 9 (5.11%) Android
3 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.98%) Linux
5 5 (2.84%) Unix
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.52%) SDLC
3 58 (32.95%) Software Engineering
4 55 (31.25%) Scrum
5 49 (27.84%) MVC
6 46 (26.14%) TDD
7 38 (21.59%) Multithreading
8 31 (17.61%) OO
9 22 (12.50%) OOD
9 22 (12.50%) Web Development
10 21 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (11.93%) Software Testing
11 20 (11.36%) DevOps
12 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.52%) MVVM
14 14 (7.95%) Analytics
14 14 (7.95%) ETL
14 14 (7.95%) IT Strategy
14 14 (7.95%) Kanban
14 14 (7.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (82.39%) C#
2 99 (56.25%) SQL
3 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
4 53 (30.11%) C++
5 14 (7.95%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.82%) C
7 10 (5.68%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.11%) Java
9 6 (3.41%) XAML
10 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.27%) Python
11 4 (2.27%) VB
12 3 (1.70%) PHP
12 3 (1.70%) Ruby
12 3 (1.70%) XPath
13 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.14%) VB6
13 2 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (23.30%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ISEB
2 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.14%) MCITP
3 2 (1.14%) MCSE
3 2 (1.14%) MCTS
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.80%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.57%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.70%) Docker
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Perfmon
2 4 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 110 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.80%) Oracle
3 8 (4.55%) Tableau
4 7 (3.98%) DevExpress
4 7 (3.98%) Telerik
5 6 (3.41%) VMware
6 5 (2.84%) IBM
6 5 (2.84%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.70%) Nintex
7 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.14%) Citrix
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding package
Posted: 24 days ago