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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.99% 1.62% 2.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.18% 8.65% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 48 9 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
119 104 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.83% 18.77% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 113 95 170
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 69 (89.61%) .NET
2 67 (87.01%) C#
3 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (58.44%) SQL
5 44 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 44 (57.14%) XML
6 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
7 37 (48.05%) Time Management
8 36 (46.75%) HTML
9 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
9 35 (45.45%) Windows
10 32 (41.56%) CSS
11 31 (40.26%) Scrum
12 30 (38.96%) MVC
13 27 (35.06%) WSDL
13 27 (35.06%) XSD
13 27 (35.06%) XSLT
13 27 (35.06%) HTML5
14 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (32.47%) IIS
16 23 (29.87%) WinForms
17 22 (28.57%) jQuery
18 21 (27.27%) Degree
19 20 (25.97%) LINQ
20 19 (24.68%) MSMQ
21 18 (23.38%) AMQP
21 18 (23.38%) CSS3
21 18 (23.38%) User Experience
22 15 (19.48%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (32.47%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) AMQP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) SSDT
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.30%) ProC
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.99%) Automotive
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (88.31%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) C# Developer
3 27 (35.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (29.87%) .NET Developer
4 23 (29.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Graduate
5 11 (14.29%) Junior
6 10 (12.99%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Junior Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (89.61%) .NET
2 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 44 (57.14%) XML
3 36 (46.75%) HTML
4 32 (41.56%) CSS
5 27 (35.06%) XSD
5 27 (35.06%) XSLT
5 27 (35.06%) WSDL
5 27 (35.06%) HTML5
6 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (29.87%) WinForms
8 22 (28.57%) jQuery
9 20 (25.97%) LINQ
10 19 (24.68%) MSMQ
11 18 (23.38%) CSS3
12 15 (19.48%) WCF
13 12 (15.58%) Web Services
13 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (14.29%) Ajax
15 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) User Experience
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) CUDA
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Solaris
2 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.05%) Time Management
3 31 (40.26%) Scrum
4 30 (38.96%) MVC
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.99%) Web Development
7 8 (10.39%) UX Design
8 6 (7.79%) CRM
9 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.19%) Coaching
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.60%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.30%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.30%) Test Management
12 1 (1.30%) Kimball Methodology
12 1 (1.30%) Inmon Methodology
12 1 (1.30%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.49%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) VC++
6 1 (1.30%) VB6
6 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) VCP4
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Infragistics
2 4 (5.19%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Sybase
4 1 (1.30%) Business Objects