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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.72% 2.98% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.65% 15.50% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 29
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £39,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
115 129 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.40% 19.23% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 102 100 108
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 £32,800 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £64,500 £54,400
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 23 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (69.70%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
4 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (48.48%) MVC
6 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (39.39%) Windows
8 13 (39.39%) Web Services
8 13 (39.39%) XML
8 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
9 12 (36.36%) WCF
9 12 (36.36%) jQuery
10 11 (33.33%) HTML5
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
11 10 (30.30%) SOAP
11 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
11 10 (30.30%) C++
11 10 (30.30%) Scrum
11 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
12 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
12 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
12 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
12 9 (27.27%) LINQ
12 9 (27.27%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 9 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (39.39%) Web Services
5 13 (39.39%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) WCF
6 12 (36.36%) jQuery
7 11 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) SOAP
9 9 (27.27%) LINQ
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) MFC
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.06%) JSON
11 2 (6.06%) DHTML
11 2 (6.06%) XSL
11 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
11 2 (6.06%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) MVC
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) OOD
3 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) TDD
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VC++
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft