The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 50 87
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 73 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.26% 4.70% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 28.97% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 54 46
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
202 252 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.18% 16.23% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 201 269
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oxfordshire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -30 12 £35,000 - 3
Bicester - 1 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 45 (75.00%) C#
2 43 (71.67%) .NET
3 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 26 (43.33%) Degree
6 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (38.33%) HTML
6 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
7 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (35.00%) MVC
8 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
9 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 14 (23.33%) CSS
12 13 (21.67%) VB.NET
13 12 (20.00%) Windows
13 12 (20.00%) HTML5
14 11 (18.33%) CSS3
14 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (15.00%) C++
15 9 (15.00%) PHP
15 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (15.00%) Scrum
16 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (13.33%) Linux
16 8 (13.33%) XML
17 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) SAS
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Intranet
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) MS Access
7 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Software Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 8 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Graduate
7 6 (10.00%) Junior
7 6 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Trainee
7 6 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Graduate Web Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (71.67%) .NET
2 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
4 14 (23.33%) CSS
5 12 (20.00%) HTML5
6 11 (18.33%) CSS3
7 8 (13.33%) XML
8 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.00%) LAMP
9 6 (10.00%) jQuery
9 6 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (8.33%) STL
11 4 (6.67%) WCF
11 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.00%) Web Services
12 3 (5.00%) SOAP
13 2 (3.33%) XSLT
13 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Physics
2 6 (10.00%) Open Source
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 5 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (6.67%) Chemistry
4 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) MVC
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) OOP
7 4 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.33%) ETL
9 2 (3.33%) Validation
9 2 (3.33%) Data Security
9 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.33%) Data Management
9 2 (3.33%) Time Management
9 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.33%) Analytics
9 2 (3.33%) Coaching
10 1 (1.67%) System Testing
10 1 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.00%) C++
5 9 (15.00%) PHP
6 6 (10.00%) C
7 5 (8.33%) VB
8 4 (6.67%) VBA
9 2 (3.33%) Java
10 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) PhD
4 2 (3.33%) MCSD
4 2 (3.33%) MCPD
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Sage
3 2 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Siebel
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago