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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.17% 2.91% 2.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.85% 15.28% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 18
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
131 144 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.03% 19.02% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 126 96 110
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 27 (56.25%) Computer Science
5 25 (52.08%) Windows
6 23 (47.92%) C++
6 23 (47.92%) Degree
7 21 (43.75%) TDD
7 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
9 17 (35.42%) STL
9 17 (35.42%) Linux
9 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
9 17 (35.42%) Biotechnology
9 17 (35.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 17 (35.42%) Algorithms
10 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.00%) SQL
11 11 (22.92%) OO
11 11 (22.92%) CSS
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (20.83%) WinForms
12 10 (20.83%) MVC
13 9 (18.75%) Device Driver
13 9 (18.75%) WebSockets
13 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
14 7 (14.58%) Physics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) Apache
1 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) GIS
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) NUnit
5 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.42%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineer
2 22 (45.83%) Developer
3 18 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 17 (35.42%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (29.17%) .NET Developer
6 12 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Developer
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (18.75%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (16.67%) Database Developer
9 8 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
9 8 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
10 7 (14.58%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
11 5 (10.42%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
12 4 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning Developer
13 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (35.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 17 (35.42%) STL
4 11 (22.92%) CSS
5 10 (20.83%) WinForms
6 9 (18.75%) WebSockets
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.33%) HTML
8 4 (8.33%) PostGIS
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (6.25%) HTML5
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
10 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.17%) CSS3
10 2 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (4.17%) WPF
11 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 17 (35.42%) Algorithms
2 17 (35.42%) Biotechnology
3 9 (18.75%) Device Driver
3 9 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.58%) Physics
5 4 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.17%) Chemistry
7 2 (4.17%) LIMS
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (43.75%) TDD
4 11 (22.92%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (8.33%) Functional Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Game Development
8 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
8 4 (8.33%) OOP
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) C++
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Sage
2 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) LabWare