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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.99% 4.82% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 45.83% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 20
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,225 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £40,509
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
111 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.81% 10.53% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 89 91 67
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) C#
3 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
4 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 22 (59.46%) Degree
5 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
6 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
6 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
7 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
8 17 (45.95%) HTML
9 14 (37.84%) CSS
9 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
10 13 (35.14%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
11 9 (24.32%) XML
12 8 (21.62%) C++
13 7 (18.92%) Java
14 6 (16.22%) Open Source
14 6 (16.22%) GitHub
14 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (16.22%) PHP
14 6 (16.22%) MySQL
14 6 (16.22%) Linux
14 6 (16.22%) LAMP
14 6 (16.22%) Web Services
15 5 (13.51%) VB
15 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET
15 5 (13.51%) HTML5
16 4 (10.81%) Mathematics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Software Developer
4 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
5 9 (24.32%) Graduate
5 9 (24.32%) Web Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Graduate Software Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (16.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Trainee Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Trainee
7 6 (16.22%) Graduate Web Developer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
9 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 17 (45.95%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) LAMP
6 6 (16.22%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET
8 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.41%) JSON
10 2 (5.41%) WPF
10 2 (5.41%) XSLT
11 1 (2.70%) XHTML
11 1 (2.70%) WSDL
11 1 (2.70%) MFC
11 1 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.81%) Physics
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.81%) OO
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Scrum
2 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) CAD
4 2 (5.41%) Content Management
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.70%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.70%) Web Development
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) SEO
5 1 (2.70%) OOD
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
5 8 (21.62%) C++
6 7 (18.92%) Java
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
8 5 (13.51%) VB
9 4 (10.81%) Delphi
9 4 (10.81%) VBA
10 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.70%) VBScript
11 1 (2.70%) VC++
11 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Sybase
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