The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.61% 4.68% 2.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.78% 47.96% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 18
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
135 98 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.71% 9.76% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 98 98 68
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Oxfordshire

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 18 April 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 64 (88.89%) C#
1 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 58 (80.56%) SQL Server
3 49 (68.06%) ASP.NET
4 48 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 43 (59.72%) CSS
6 36 (50.00%) HTML
7 32 (44.44%) XML
8 31 (43.06%) SQL
9 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
10 27 (37.50%) jQuery
11 24 (33.33%) WCF
12 23 (31.94%) Degree
13 22 (30.56%) VB.NET
14 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
15 20 (27.78%) C++
16 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
16 19 (26.39%) HTML5
16 19 (26.39%) CSS3
17 18 (25.00%) Web Development
17 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
18 16 (22.22%) CMS
18 16 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
18 16 (22.22%) Sitefinity
18 16 (22.22%) Kendo UI
18 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (19.44%) VBA
19 14 (19.44%) Web Services
19 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
20 13 (18.06%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (22.22%) CMS
1 16 (22.22%) Sitefinity
2 13 (18.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Selenium
1 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
1 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (88.89%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 16 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (20.83%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
10 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 49 (68.06%) ASP.NET
3 43 (59.72%) CSS
4 36 (50.00%) HTML
5 32 (44.44%) XML
6 27 (37.50%) jQuery
7 24 (33.33%) WCF
8 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
8 19 (26.39%) HTML5
8 19 (26.39%) CSS3
9 16 (22.22%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 16 (22.22%) Kendo UI
9 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (19.44%) Web Services
11 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.50%) ADO.NET
13 8 (11.11%) MFC
14 5 (6.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 3 (4.17%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
3 9 (12.50%) Physics
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
2 18 (25.00%) Web Development
3 13 (18.06%) MVC
4 9 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.94%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) OO
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Validation
9 2 (2.78%) SEO
9 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.39%) Release Management
10 1 (1.39%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.39%) Content Management
10 1 (1.39%) MVVM
10 1 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 64 (88.89%) C#
2 48 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 31 (43.06%) SQL
4 22 (30.56%) VB.NET
5 20 (27.78%) C++
6 14 (19.44%) VBA
7 12 (16.67%) Java
8 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
9 9 (12.50%) Delphi
10 7 (9.72%) C
11 4 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) HNC
3 1 (1.39%) HND
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Sybase
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle
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