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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 66 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.57% 2.61% 4.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.77% 19.05% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 47
Average salary £36,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
138 126 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.65% 13.73% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 98 93 99
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +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 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) C#
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
8 6 (19.35%) C++
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) STL
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (16.13%) Device Driver
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.13%) jQuery
9 5 (16.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (16.13%) HTML5
9 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (16.13%) CoffeeScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
2 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
2 9 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) C++ Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) STL
5 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) CSS3
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
8 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.23%) SOAP
9 1 (3.23%) Web Services
9 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Device Driver
2 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Physics
3 3 (9.68%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.23%) Xbox
4 1 (3.23%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.23%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (3.23%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
3 5 (16.13%) CoffeeScript
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) PhD
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
grofar
Salary: £37,000
Posted: 24 days ago