Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 120 155
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 126 172 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.87% 2.25% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.26% 14.10% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122 161 189
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
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 1,228 1,220 1,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.26% 15.99% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,031 1,026 1,161
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,375 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +31 41 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Slough +23 23 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Windsor +25 19 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Newbury -20 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bracknell -26 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Maidenhead -18 6 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Hungerford - 4 £35,000 -
Wokingham -16 3 £55,000 +50.68%
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 106 (84.13%) C#
2 103 (81.75%) .NET
3 81 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 75 (59.52%) SQL
5 72 (57.14%) MVC
6 70 (55.56%) JavaScript
7 62 (49.21%) HTML
7 62 (49.21%) SQL Server
8 54 (42.86%) CSS
9 53 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 47 (37.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (35.71%) jQuery
13 38 (30.16%) Unit Testing
14 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (24.60%) Web Development
16 30 (23.81%) Scrum
17 29 (23.02%) .NET Framework
18 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
19 22 (17.46%) Ajax
19 22 (17.46%) Windows
19 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
19 22 (17.46%) HTML5
20 19 (15.08%) Web Services
21 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
22 17 (13.49%) AngularJS
22 17 (13.49%) WinForms
23 16 (12.70%) CMS
23 16 (12.70%) Telecoms

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 16 (12.70%) CMS
2 13 (10.32%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Drupal
5 1 (0.79%) Kentico
5 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.11%) Intranet
2 13 (10.32%) Broadband
2 13 (10.32%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) Power BI
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.59%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (19.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.52%) MSTest
4 8 (6.35%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 6 (4.76%) NUnit
6 4 (3.17%) Android Studio
6 4 (3.17%) JIRA
6 4 (3.17%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.17%) Selenium
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.59%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.32%) Marketing
3 8 (6.35%) Finance
4 3 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (73.81%) Developer
2 54 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 34 (26.98%) C# Developer
4 27 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 26 (20.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (20.63%) Senior Developer
6 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (15.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (13.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (13.49%) Software Developer
9 16 (12.70%) HTML CSS Developer
9 16 (12.70%) HTML Developer
10 15 (11.90%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (8.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (7.94%) Lead Developer
12 10 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (7.14%) Test Engineer
14 8 (6.35%) QA Engineer
14 8 (6.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (81.75%) .NET
2 81 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 62 (49.21%) HTML
4 54 (42.86%) CSS
5 47 (37.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (35.71%) jQuery
7 29 (23.02%) .NET Framework
8 22 (17.46%) Ajax
8 22 (17.46%) HTML5
9 19 (15.08%) Web Services
10 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (13.49%) AngularJS
11 17 (13.49%) WinForms
12 16 (12.70%) XML
13 14 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (11.11%) WPF
14 13 (10.32%) .NET Core
15 12 (9.52%) SOAP
16 11 (8.73%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 11 (8.73%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.14%) MVC
2 53 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.16%) Unit Testing
4 31 (24.60%) Web Development
5 30 (23.81%) Scrum
6 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
7 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (7.14%) Kanban
11 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.35%) Change Control
12 8 (6.35%) Change Management
12 8 (6.35%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.35%) Data Strategy
12 8 (6.35%) TDD
13 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.56%) OO
14 6 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 106 (84.13%) C#
2 75 (59.52%) SQL
3 70 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.32%) C++
6 11 (8.73%) C
6 11 (8.73%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.94%) VB
8 8 (6.35%) VBScript
9 7 (5.56%) PHP
10 4 (3.17%) Java
11 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.38%) Python
12 2 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.59%) X++
12 2 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.79%) HND
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
1 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) RedGate
4 4 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.38%) Telerik
6 2 (1.59%) Capita
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) hybris
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) SAP