The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Basildon region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 0.83% 3.38% 12.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 13.16% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Development Applications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 14.17% 25.68% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 16
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Essex

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 24 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft