Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 113 162
Rank change year-on-year +43 +49 -24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 77 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.59% 1.76% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.26% 9.48% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 32
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -1.16% -14.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,400 £29,800
90th Percentile £64,750 £59,500 £61,950
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +29.63% -10.99% -9.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 446 443 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.79% 18.55% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 389 365 435
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,800 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Reading

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Reading.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Reading

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 73 (94.81%) C#
2 64 (83.12%) .NET
3 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 54 (70.13%) Microsoft
5 51 (66.23%) CSS
6 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
6 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (61.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 38 (49.35%) REST
9 37 (48.05%) SaaS
10 36 (46.75%) Web Services
10 36 (46.75%) HTML
11 35 (45.45%) Web Development
12 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
13 33 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (42.86%) OO
14 31 (40.26%) SQL
15 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
15 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (38.96%) webpack
15 30 (38.96%) API Development
16 29 (37.66%) Mobile Development
16 29 (37.66%) Social Media
17 25 (32.47%) MVC
18 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
18 24 (31.17%) OOA/OOD
19 22 (28.57%) Angular 2
20 21 (27.27%) Scrum
21 20 (25.97%) Front End Development
22 16 (20.78%) Git (software)

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (48.05%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
4 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.60%) npm
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
5 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
1 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (64.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Adabas
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) webpack
2 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) NUnit
3 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.79%) Subversion
5 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.19%) Appium
6 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.19%) PyCharm
6 4 (5.19%) Robot Framework
6 4 (5.19%) Sahi
6 4 (5.19%) Selenium
6 4 (5.19%) Sikuli
6 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.19%) UI Automator
6 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (16.88%) Automotive
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Angular Developer
3 20 (25.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (24.68%) .NET Developer
5 14 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
5 14 (18.18%) HTML Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Web Developer
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 7 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (83.12%) .NET
2 51 (66.23%) CSS
3 38 (49.35%) REST
4 36 (46.75%) HTML
4 36 (46.75%) Web Services
5 34 (44.16%) AngularJS
6 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
7 22 (28.57%) Angular 2
8 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
8 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (16.88%) SOAP
9 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.79%) React
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.49%) XML
12 4 (5.19%) jQuery
13 3 (3.90%) JSON
13 3 (3.90%) WCF
14 2 (2.60%) LAMP
14 2 (2.60%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Social Media
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.19%) NHS
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Web Development
3 33 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 33 (42.86%) OO
4 30 (38.96%) API Development
4 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (38.96%) Software Engineering
5 29 (37.66%) Mobile Development
6 25 (32.47%) MVC
7 24 (31.17%) OOA/OOD
8 21 (27.27%) Scrum
9 20 (25.97%) Front End Development
10 15 (19.48%) Change Management
11 14 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 11 (14.29%) TDD
13 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (12.99%) SOLID
13 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
14 9 (11.69%) CRM
14 9 (11.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) C#
2 56 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 31 (40.26%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Java
5 5 (6.49%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) Natural
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) RPG
7 2 (2.60%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) R
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) GDPR
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Grafana
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) IBM
3 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.60%) webMethods
3 2 (2.60%) Zend
4 1 (1.30%) New Relic