Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 157 134
Rank change year-on-year +43 -23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.78% 1.02% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 6.85% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 77
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -14.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,400 £29,800 £37,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,950 £60,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,500 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.37% -6.50% +17.65%

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 449 511 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.05% 14.84% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 371 430 499
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 32 (76.19%) .NET
3 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
5 23 (54.76%) SQL
6 20 (47.62%) MVC
7 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
7 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
8 18 (42.86%) HTML
8 18 (42.86%) CSS
8 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (33.33%) Android
11 13 (30.95%) jQuery
11 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
12 12 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (28.57%) Web Development
13 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (26.19%) JSON
13 11 (26.19%) WinForms
13 11 (26.19%) RESTful
14 10 (23.81%) HTML5
14 10 (23.81%) RedGate
14 10 (23.81%) CSS3
14 10 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (23.81%) Data Protection
15 9 (21.43%) WPF
15 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
16 8 (19.05%) Scrum

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 6 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 4 (9.52%) Kentico
2 4 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Android Studio
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) MSTest
5 3 (7.14%) NUnit
6 2 (4.76%) WinDbg
7 1 (2.38%) Appium
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.38%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.38%) Sahi
7 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.38%) UI Automator
7 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
6 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (9.52%) CMS Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) .NET
2 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
4 18 (42.86%) CSS
4 18 (42.86%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) jQuery
7 11 (26.19%) JSON
7 11 (26.19%) RESTful
7 11 (26.19%) WinForms
8 10 (23.81%) CSS3
8 10 (23.81%) HTML5
8 10 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (21.43%) WPF
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (14.29%) Kendo UI
12 4 (9.52%) SOAP
12 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Android
2 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) Web Development
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Android Development
7 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.52%) MVVM
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Market Research
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.76%) System Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) XAML
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) COBOL
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) HND
2 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) RedGate
3 6 (14.29%) Telerik
4 5 (11.90%) Xamarin
5 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (4.76%) Adobe
7 2 (4.76%) HP