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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 66 34 77
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +43
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 62 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.45% 6.55% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.91% 41.61% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 56 18
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £47,000
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
111 149 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.61% 15.73% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 127 112
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (75.00%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) Degree
5 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
6 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
7 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
8 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
10 13 (40.63%) HTML
10 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
11 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (34.38%) SQL
13 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
14 7 (21.88%) CSS
14 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (21.88%) HTML5
15 6 (18.75%) C++
15 6 (18.75%) PHP
15 6 (18.75%) MySQL
15 6 (18.75%) Linux
15 6 (18.75%) MVC
15 6 (18.75%) LAMP
15 6 (18.75%) jQuery
15 6 (18.75%) Open Source
15 6 (18.75%) GitHub
15 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (15.63%) VB
16 5 (15.63%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Graduate
5 9 (28.13%) Graduate Software Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (25.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (21.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (18.75%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 6 (18.75%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Trainee Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Trainee
8 6 (18.75%) Graduate Web Developer
9 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
10 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
11 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) LAMP
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.63%) CSS3
6 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) STL
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) XSLT
8 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 1 (3.13%) WPF
9 1 (3.13%) Ajax
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.50%) Physics
3 4 (12.50%) Chemistry
4 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) CAD
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 6 (18.75%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) VB
7 3 (9.38%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) PhD
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) MCPD
4 1 (3.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: Excellent salary & good range of benefits
Posted: 12 days ago