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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.09% 4.03% 2.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.97% 42.05% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 19
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 £24,050 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £48,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
116 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.29% 9.59% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 96 82 72
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 33 (84.62%) C#
3 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
4 24 (61.54%) Degree
5 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
5 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
6 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
8 19 (48.72%) HTML
8 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
9 16 (41.03%) CSS
9 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
10 13 (33.33%) SQL
11 11 (28.21%) XML
12 10 (25.64%) C++
13 9 (23.08%) Java
13 9 (23.08%) VB.NET
14 8 (20.51%) Web Services
15 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET
16 6 (15.38%) Open Source
16 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
16 6 (15.38%) Physics
16 6 (15.38%) GitHub
16 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (15.38%) Linux
16 6 (15.38%) VBA
16 6 (15.38%) Sybase
16 6 (15.38%) IIS
16 6 (15.38%) MySQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Software Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate
4 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate Software Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Trainee Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Trainee
6 6 (15.38%) Graduate Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
4 16 (41.03%) CSS
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET
8 6 (15.38%) LAMP
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 4 (10.26%) WCF
11 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.69%) CSS3
12 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (5.13%) JSON
12 2 (5.13%) WPF
12 2 (5.13%) XSLT
13 1 (2.56%) XHTML
13 1 (2.56%) WSDL
13 1 (2.56%) MFC
13 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.38%) Physics
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) OO
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) CAD
5 2 (5.13%) Content Management
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) SEO
6 1 (2.56%) OOD
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 9 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.38%) VBA
6 6 (15.38%) Delphi
6 6 (15.38%) PHP
7 5 (12.82%) VB
8 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VBScript
9 1 (2.56%) VC++
9 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Sybase
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