The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 15 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.59% 3.49% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 9.09% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.20%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Development Applications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
11 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 17.46% 38.37% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 25
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Basildon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Sage
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (12.50%) OOD
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sage
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft