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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.66% 2.60% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 18.92% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 16
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
153 111 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 20.26% 13.75% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 145 78 139
Median salary £54,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 26 (72.22%) Computer Science
3 22 (61.11%) Degree
3 22 (61.11%) C++
4 20 (55.56%) Windows
4 20 (55.56%) TDD
4 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (52.78%) C#
5 19 (52.78%) .NET
6 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
6 17 (47.22%) STL
6 17 (47.22%) Biotechnology
6 17 (47.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 16 (44.44%) Algorithms
8 10 (27.78%) OO
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) MVC
9 9 (25.00%) Device Driver
9 9 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (25.00%) WebSockets
10 7 (19.44%) Physics
11 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 6 (16.67%) PhD
11 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.89%) SQL

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) GIS
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) QlikView
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
7 6 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
8 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning Developer
10 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 2 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (47.22%) STL
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) PostGIS
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) Node.js
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) WinForms
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.78%) SOAP
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (47.22%) Biotechnology
3 16 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 9 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 9 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (19.44%) Physics
6 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.56%) Chemistry
9 2 (5.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 20 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (55.56%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) OO
5 9 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Game Development
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) OOP
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.33%) Functional Programming
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C++
2 19 (52.78%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) PhD
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sage
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) LabWare