Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 119 173
Rank change year-on-year +58 +54 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 88 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.78% 1.77% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.95% 9.68% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 32
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,325
90th Percentile £64,875 £57,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%

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 401 444 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.24% 18.23% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 365 371 493
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,600
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 83 (94.32%) C#
2 74 (84.09%) .NET
3 59 (67.05%) SQL Server
4 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
5 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
6 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (52.27%) CSS
8 40 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 40 (45.45%) REST
9 37 (42.05%) SQL
10 35 (39.77%) MVC
11 34 (38.64%) Web Services
11 34 (38.64%) SaaS
12 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
13 32 (36.36%) Web Development
14 31 (35.23%) HTML
14 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
15 28 (31.82%) OO
16 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
16 26 (29.55%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (28.41%) API Development
17 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (27.27%) Scrum
19 23 (26.14%) OOA/OOD
19 23 (26.14%) Social Media
19 23 (26.14%) Mobile Development
20 20 (22.73%) Angular 2
21 19 (21.59%) Front End Development
22 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
23 16 (18.18%) webpack

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (38.64%) SaaS
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.55%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 2 (2.27%) GitHub
7 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) SMS
2 2 (2.27%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (67.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.68%) Power BI
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) Big Data
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) webpack
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.82%) NUnit
5 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium
5 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.27%) Appium
6 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.27%) PyCharm
6 2 (2.27%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.27%) Sahi
6 2 (2.27%) Sikuli
6 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.27%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) UI Automator
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (62.50%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Angular Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.95%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Development Manager
8 7 (7.95%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (6.82%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (84.09%) .NET
2 46 (52.27%) CSS
3 40 (45.45%) REST
4 34 (38.64%) Web Services
5 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
6 31 (35.23%) HTML
7 20 (22.73%) Angular 2
8 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (15.91%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.50%) SOAP
11 10 (11.36%) jQuery
12 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (10.23%) XML
13 7 (7.95%) HTML5
14 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (5.68%) WPF
16 4 (4.55%) Ajax
16 4 (4.55%) Node.js
16 4 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Social Media
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.55%) NHS
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) MVC
3 32 (36.36%) Web Development
4 28 (31.82%) OO
5 26 (29.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (29.55%) Software Engineering
6 25 (28.41%) API Development
6 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (27.27%) Scrum
8 23 (26.14%) Mobile Development
8 23 (26.14%) OOA/OOD
9 19 (21.59%) Front End Development
10 15 (17.05%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.64%) CRM
11 12 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (12.50%) Change Management
12 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.82%) High Availability
13 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
13 6 (6.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 83 (94.32%) C#
2 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 37 (42.05%) SQL
4 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Java
5 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.68%) XAML
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.14%) R
7 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Capita
4 2 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Zend