Period
to 21 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 143 118
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 33 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 1.13% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.27% 7.14% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 91
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,025 £29,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +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 496 462 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.11% 15.84% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 428 350 533
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.50% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,875 £63,750 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

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

1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 38 (92.68%) .NET
3 29 (70.73%) SQL
4 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
5 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
6 23 (56.10%) MVC
7 21 (51.22%) .NET Framework
8 19 (46.34%) Scrum
9 18 (43.90%) WinForms
9 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
10 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
11 15 (36.59%) HTML
11 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
11 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (34.15%) CSS
13 13 (31.71%) Oracle
14 12 (29.27%) WPF
15 10 (24.39%) Web Development
16 9 (21.95%) Android
16 9 (21.95%) MSTest
16 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (19.51%) Change Management
17 8 (19.51%) SOAP
18 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (17.07%) RESTful
18 7 (17.07%) JSON
19 6 (14.63%) jQuery
19 6 (14.63%) System Testing

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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (21.95%) MSTest
3 6 (14.63%) NUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.76%) Android Studio
6 2 (4.88%) WinDbg
7 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.32%) Automotive
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Senior Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Lead Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Team Leader
7 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
10 3 (7.32%) C# Programmer
10 3 (7.32%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 21 (51.22%) .NET Framework
4 18 (43.90%) WinForms
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (36.59%) HTML
6 14 (34.15%) CSS
7 12 (29.27%) WPF
8 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (19.51%) SOAP
10 7 (17.07%) JSON
10 7 (17.07%) RESTful
11 6 (14.63%) CSS3
11 6 (14.63%) HTML5
11 6 (14.63%) jQuery
11 6 (14.63%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (14.63%) REST
12 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
13 3 (7.32%) Kendo UI
13 3 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Android
2 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) Scrum
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Web Development
6 8 (19.51%) Change Management
7 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
7 6 (14.63%) System Testing
8 5 (12.20%) MVVM
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (7.32%) OO
10 3 (7.32%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.88%) Android Development
11 2 (4.88%) BDD
11 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.88%) OOP
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) XAML
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) RedGate
4 3 (7.32%) Telerik
5 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.44%) Capita
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com