The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 4.17% 7.59% 8.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.46% 44.44% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Development Applications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 10.83% 17.09% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Abingdon

Visual Studio
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer