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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 123 126
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 0.62% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.51% 4.49% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 24
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 235 245 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.88% 13.76% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 201 224 225
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 37 (94.87%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) .NET
3 23 (58.97%) .NET Framework
4 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) WPF
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
6 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
7 14 (35.90%) MVC
7 14 (35.90%) MVVM
7 14 (35.90%) Web Application Development
8 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 13 (33.33%) Social Media
8 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (33.33%) Telerik
8 13 (33.33%) DevExpress
8 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 12 (30.77%) HTML
9 12 (30.77%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.95%) MSTest
12 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.95%) jQuery

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 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 5 (12.82%) CMS
3 4 (10.26%) EPiServer
3 4 (10.26%) Kentico
3 4 (10.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) OLAP
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) MSTest
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.13%) Appium
7 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
7 2 (5.13%) Robot Framework
7 2 (5.13%) Sahi
7 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.13%) UI Automator
8 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 11 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) C# WPF Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior Web Engineer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior WPF Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) .NET Framework
3 17 (43.59%) WPF
4 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (17.95%) jQuery
8 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.26%) Ajax
10 4 (10.26%) LINQ
10 4 (10.26%) WCF
10 4 (10.26%) WinForms
11 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
11 3 (7.69%) WSE
11 3 (7.69%) XHTML
11 3 (7.69%) XSD
11 3 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 13 (33.33%) Social Media
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
2 14 (35.90%) MVVM
2 14 (35.90%) Web Application Development
3 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Stress Testing
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) XPath
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 13 (33.33%) Telerik
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
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