Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 81 114
Rank change year-on-year -32 +33 +44
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.58% 3.34% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.02% 15.72% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 39
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.91% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £33,700
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £58,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +35.80% -19.00%

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 513 439 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.48% 21.26% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 421 384 370
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,225 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,875 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (69.44%) C#
3 25 (69.44%) SQL
4 19 (52.78%) .NET
4 19 (52.78%) Azure
5 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (41.67%) DevOps
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (36.11%) Windows
8 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 12 (33.33%) Data Management
9 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
9 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 11 (30.56%) DNA
9 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (30.56%) MVC
9 11 (30.56%) Analytics
9 11 (30.56%) Power BI
9 11 (30.56%) Data Lake
9 11 (30.56%) Data-Driven Testing
9 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (30.56%) Power Platform
10 10 (27.78%) CSS
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (25.00%) TDD

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 8 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Azure
2 11 (30.56%) Power Platform
3 8 (22.22%) Data Lake Analytics
4 6 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (13.89%) PaaS
6 4 (11.11%) IaaS
7 1 (2.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.78%) SaaS
7 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DAB
1 1 (2.78%) DOCSIS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (30.56%) Data Lake
3 11 (30.56%) Power BI
4 3 (8.33%) HDInsight
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.78%) Appium
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) PyCharm
6 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Sahi
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) Sikuli
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) UI Automator
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
3 3 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Leader
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (11.11%) WCF
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.56%) React Native
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (2.78%) React
8 1 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) Data Management
3 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) Analytics
4 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (30.56%) Data-Driven Testing
4 11 (30.56%) DNA
4 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (30.56%) MVC
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) High Availability
6 8 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (19.44%) ETL
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) OOP
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.11%) MVVM
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
1 25 (69.44%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) MCITP
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin