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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.18% 2.14% 5.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 11.76% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 26
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
224 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.71% 18.21% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 87 94
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (80.49%) C#
2 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
5 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
6 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (41.46%) SQL
8 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (36.59%) Windows
9 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
10 14 (34.15%) WinForms
10 14 (34.15%) CSS
10 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
11 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (26.83%) Degree
12 11 (26.83%) TDD
13 10 (24.39%) C++
14 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
15 8 (19.51%) STL
15 8 (19.51%) MVC
15 8 (19.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
16 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
17 6 (14.63%) Biotechnology
17 6 (14.63%) WPF
17 6 (14.63%) Linux
17 6 (14.63%) HTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.88%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) C# Developer
3 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Software Engineer
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Developer
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Developer
6 12 (29.27%) Database Developer
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Database Developer
7 9 (21.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (9.76%) HTML Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (9.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
3 14 (34.15%) WinForms
4 8 (19.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (19.51%) STL
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
6 6 (14.63%) WPF
7 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (9.76%) CSS3
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 4 (9.76%) jQuery
8 3 (7.32%) WebSockets
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
10 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
3 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
3 6 (14.63%) Biotechnology
4 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
4 5 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (9.76%) Chemistry
5 4 (9.76%) Physics
6 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
6 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Software Engineering
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (7.32%) Functional Programming
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) MVVM
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) C++
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.88%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) DevExpress
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