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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 127 151
Rank change year-on-year +40 +24 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 64 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.54% 1.42% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.47% 7.76% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 62 30 55
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 475 464 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.86% 18.33% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 440 364 473
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,625 £63,750 £63,750
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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 62 (96.88%) C#
2 56 (87.50%) .NET
3 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
4 35 (54.69%) MVC
5 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 32 (50.00%) SQL
7 30 (46.88%) CSS
7 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
8 24 (37.50%) Scrum
8 24 (37.50%) REST
9 23 (35.94%) HTML
10 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
11 18 (28.13%) Web Development
11 18 (28.13%) SaaS
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (26.56%) Oracle
13 16 (25.00%) Web Services
13 16 (25.00%) OO
13 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
15 12 (18.75%) SOAP
15 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (17.19%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (17.19%) Change Management
16 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery

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 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (28.13%) SaaS
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.25%) PaaS
5 3 (4.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SMS
2 2 (3.13%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.81%) Power BI
4 3 (4.69%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.94%) NUnit
3 6 (9.38%) MSTest
4 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Selenium
5 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.13%) Appium
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) PyCharm
6 2 (3.13%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.13%) Sahi
6 2 (3.13%) Sikuli
6 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) UI Automator
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.81%) Automotive
2 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Lead Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Angular Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (87.50%) .NET
2 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (46.88%) CSS
4 24 (37.50%) REST
5 23 (35.94%) HTML
6 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 16 (25.00%) Web Services
8 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
9 12 (18.75%) SOAP
10 11 (17.19%) Angular 2
10 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (15.63%) WPF
12 9 (14.06%) jQuery
12 9 (14.06%) WinForms
13 8 (12.50%) HTML5
14 6 (9.38%) XML
15 4 (6.25%) Ajax
15 4 (6.25%) CSS3
15 4 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Social Media
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) MVC
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (37.50%) Scrum
4 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
4 18 (28.13%) Web Development
5 16 (25.00%) OO
6 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.19%) API Development
7 11 (17.19%) Change Management
7 11 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
8 9 (14.06%) Mobile Development
9 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.94%) System Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.38%) CRM
10 6 (9.38%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) C#
2 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.81%) XAML
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Capita
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com