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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.15% 8.33% 5.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.85% 27.59% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
13 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 9.56% 30.21% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 17
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basildon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) VoIP
4 6 (66.67%) Sage
4 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) XHTML
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) WPF
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) MVVM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) XHTML
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sage
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft