The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 23 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.06% 2.20% 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.40% 12.35% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 39
Average salary £36,750 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 162 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.62% 17.78% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 142 88
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Oxford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (58.97%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) C#
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
9 9 (23.08%) C++
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
9 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
10 8 (20.51%) STL
10 8 (20.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (20.51%) Device Driver
10 8 (20.51%) MVC
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) Project Management
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) SDLC
12 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
12 6 (15.38%) Java
13 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
13 5 (12.82%) Middleware

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (10.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) C++ Software Developer
5 8 (20.51%) C++ Developer
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (20.51%) STL
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 5 (12.82%) Middleware
7 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) HTML
8 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET
9 3 (7.69%) WinForms
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.13%) SAP PI
10 2 (5.13%) HTML5
10 2 (5.13%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (20.51%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) LIMS
3 1 (2.56%) Xbox
3 1 (2.56%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.51%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.56%) SOA
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) C++
4 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (10.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Sage
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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