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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 37 72
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.63% 5.53% 2.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.16% 32.85% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 24
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
131 137 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.82% 16.83% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 117
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,223 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) C#
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Degree
4 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 16 (53.33%) Computer Science
6 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (40.00%) HTML
7 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (20.00%) Open Source
12 6 (20.00%) HTML5
12 6 (20.00%) GitHub
12 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) CSS
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL
12 6 (20.00%) PHP
12 6 (20.00%) LAMP
12 6 (20.00%) TDD
13 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (16.67%) Device Driver

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
1 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Graduate
5 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Trainee Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Trainee
6 6 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 6 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (16.67%) C++ Developer
7 5 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) LAMP
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.67%) STL
5 5 (16.67%) CSS3
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
8 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 5 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) Physics
4 4 (13.33%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
6 5 (16.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) PhD
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) MCPD
4 1 (3.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago