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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 25 58
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.74% 8.71% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.12% 43.86% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 49 9
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
147 114 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.38% 19.86% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 146 105 88
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) CAD
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) IBM
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
8 3 (18.75%) Java EE
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Rational Application Developer

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (18.75%) Java EE
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 5 (31.25%) CAD
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) IBM