The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.10% 3.56% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.46% 19.23% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 32
Average salary £37,500 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Hampshire

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

Development Applications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
114 104 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.78% 18.51% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 103 90 164
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 44 (81.48%) C#
2 42 (77.78%) .NET
3 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (53.70%) SQL
5 28 (51.85%) HTML
6 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
8 25 (46.30%) XML
9 23 (42.59%) CSS
10 22 (40.74%) Scrum
11 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
11 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
11 20 (37.04%) Windows
12 17 (31.48%) Time Management
12 17 (31.48%) MVC
13 16 (29.63%) WinForms
14 15 (27.78%) jQuery
14 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (25.93%) HTML5
16 12 (22.22%) WSDL
16 12 (22.22%) XSD
16 12 (22.22%) XSLT
16 12 (22.22%) TDD
16 12 (22.22%) Degree
17 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
17 11 (20.37%) WCF
17 11 (20.37%) CSS3
17 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (18.52%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 10 (18.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) AMQP
2 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SSDT
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.85%) ProC
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Automotive
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 18 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (25.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (25.93%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Graduate
5 9 (16.67%) Junior
5 9 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Applications Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Junior C++ Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) HTML
3 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 25 (46.30%) XML
5 23 (42.59%) CSS
6 16 (29.63%) WinForms
7 15 (27.78%) jQuery
8 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (25.93%) HTML5
9 12 (22.22%) XSLT
9 12 (22.22%) WSDL
9 12 (22.22%) XSD
10 11 (20.37%) CSS3
10 11 (20.37%) WCF
11 9 (16.67%) LINQ
12 8 (14.81%) MSMQ
13 7 (12.96%) Web Services
13 7 (12.96%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (11.11%) Ajax
14 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) CUDA
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Scrum
3 17 (31.48%) Time Management
3 17 (31.48%) MVC
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) CRM
5 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.41%) UX Design
8 3 (5.56%) Test Management
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.85%) ETL
10 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.85%) VC++
6 1 (1.85%) VB6
6 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Infragistics
2 4 (7.41%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
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