Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 119 142
Rank change year-on-year +30 +23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.12% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.02% 8.43% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 32
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% - -14.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £52,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.91% -14.00% -

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 435 498 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.22% 19.59% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 382 427 352
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 54 (88.52%) C#
2 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
3 46 (75.41%) .NET
4 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
5 43 (70.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (68.85%) CSS
7 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (57.38%) HTML
9 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
10 32 (52.46%) SaaS
11 30 (49.18%) SQL
12 29 (47.54%) Web Development
13 28 (45.90%) Web Services
13 28 (45.90%) REST
14 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
15 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (39.34%) webpack
15 24 (39.34%) OO
16 23 (37.70%) MVC
17 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
17 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (36.07%) Mobile Development
17 22 (36.07%) API Development
17 22 (36.07%) Social Media
18 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
18 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
19 19 (31.15%) Scrum
20 16 (26.23%) Angular 2
20 16 (26.23%) OOA/OOD
21 15 (24.59%) SOAP

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 (9.84%) Apache
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.28%) nginx
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (70.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (52.46%) SaaS
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.56%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (4.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 2 (3.28%) npm
6 1 (1.64%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.28%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Data Lake
3 4 (6.56%) Power BI
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.28%) Adabas
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) webpack
2 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) NUnit
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.48%) Subversion
5 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (8.20%) Appium
6 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.20%) PyCharm
6 5 (8.20%) Robot Framework
6 5 (8.20%) Sahi
6 5 (8.20%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Sikuli
6 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
6 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.20%) UI Automator
6 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.56%) JIRA
7 4 (6.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (11.48%) Automotive
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) Angular Developer
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (22.95%) HTML CSS Developer
4 14 (22.95%) HTML Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Web Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Graduate
8 6 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Graduate Web Developer
8 6 (9.84%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) .NET Development Manager
9 5 (8.20%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Development Manager
9 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (75.41%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) CSS
3 35 (57.38%) HTML
4 28 (45.90%) REST
4 28 (45.90%) Web Services
5 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
6 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
7 16 (26.23%) Angular 2
8 15 (24.59%) SOAP
9 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.20%) React
13 4 (6.56%) jQuery
13 4 (6.56%) XML
14 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (3.28%) OAuth2
15 2 (3.28%) Sass
15 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Social Media
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Web Development
3 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (39.34%) OO
4 23 (37.70%) MVC
5 22 (36.07%) API Development
5 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (36.07%) Mobile Development
5 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
6 19 (31.15%) Scrum
7 16 (26.23%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (24.59%) Change Management
9 14 (22.95%) Front End Development
9 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
10 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
11 12 (19.67%) High Availability
12 10 (16.39%) MVVM
13 9 (14.75%) SOLID
13 9 (14.75%) TDD
14 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (88.52%) C#
2 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
3 30 (49.18%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.84%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) Natural
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) RPG
7 2 (3.28%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) R
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Grafana
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.28%) webMethods
3 2 (3.28%) Zend
4 1 (1.64%) New Relic