The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.38% 0.48% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.48% 6.12% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 8
Median salary £57,500 £28,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.75% -36.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £33,700 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31 49 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 9.54% 7.81% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 40
Median salary £55,000 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Slough.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Slough

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Slough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) EDI
5 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (42.86%) FMCG
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) WinForms
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) XAML
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) JMeter
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) VC++
9 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst Developer
2 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Product Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Products Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (42.86%) EDI
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) STL
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) React
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) FMCG
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) XAML
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) VC++
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (7.14%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) HP
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