The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.07% 1.97% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.26% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +30.13%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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 Farnborough region.

Development Applications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 12.60% 15.76% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 35
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (53.85%) PKI
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) XSL
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) AS400

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Support Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Applications Support
2 9 (69.23%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) WebGL
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) BBC
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft