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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.04% 3.35% 4.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.76% 17.74% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 29
Average salary £57,500 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.35% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £28,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £39,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
109 124 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.81% 18.90% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 114
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,800
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 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 2 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (65.52%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) .NET
3 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 13 (44.83%) MVC
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 12 (41.38%) Web Services
5 12 (41.38%) XML
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (37.93%) HTML5
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
7 10 (34.48%) SOAP
7 10 (34.48%) C++
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) MFC
8 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (31.03%) IIS
8 9 (31.03%) UML
8 9 (31.03%) OOD
8 9 (31.03%) SOA
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Subversion
8 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
8 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
8 9 (31.03%) WCF
8 9 (31.03%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
2 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) XML
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (37.93%) HTML5
4 10 (34.48%) SOAP
5 9 (31.03%) MFC
5 9 (31.03%) WCF
5 9 (31.03%) LINQ
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
8 2 (6.90%) XSL
8 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
8 2 (6.90%) RSS
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) UML
2 9 (31.03%) OOD
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
2 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Test Management
4 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VC++
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft