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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 78 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.54% 3.44% 4.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.64% 20.72% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 71
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,891 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
243 251 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.22% 16.59% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 190 219 180
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 24 £45,000 +60.71% 4
Banbury -9 4 £46,250 +32.14%
Witney +10 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Thame -7 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (70.73%) C#
2 50 (60.98%) .NET
3 45 (54.88%) SQL
4 39 (47.56%) Software Engineering
5 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
6 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
8 25 (30.49%) C++
9 24 (29.27%) CSS
10 21 (25.61%) HTML
11 20 (24.39%) T-SQL
12 16 (19.51%) Java
12 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
13 14 (17.07%) Degree
13 14 (17.07%) Windows
14 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
15 11 (13.41%) MVC
15 11 (13.41%) TDD
15 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
15 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (12.20%) jQuery
16 10 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 10 (12.20%) Device Driver
16 10 (12.20%) Robotics
16 10 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
16 10 (12.20%) STL
16 10 (12.20%) Python

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) SAP CRM
2 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Ethernet
1 8 (9.76%) Modbus
1 8 (9.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) SAP HANA
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Big Data
7 1 (1.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.98%) Automotive
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) C# Developer
4 15 (18.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) .NET Developer
5 14 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Consultant
10 6 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Implementation Consultant
11 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Programmer
11 5 (6.10%) AWS Consultant
12 4 (4.88%) C++ Developer
12 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
13 3 (3.66%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.98%) .NET
2 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) CSS
4 21 (25.61%) HTML
5 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.20%) STL
6 10 (12.20%) jQuery
6 10 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.76%) Web Services
8 8 (9.76%) ADO.NET
8 8 (9.76%) Middleware
9 7 (8.54%) WinForms
10 5 (6.10%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (3.66%) CSS3
12 3 (3.66%) HTML5
12 3 (3.66%) WPF
12 3 (3.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (12.20%) Device Driver
2 10 (12.20%) Robotics
3 8 (9.76%) User Experience
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.44%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.22%) Xbox
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Software Engineering
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.41%) TDD
3 11 (13.41%) MVC
3 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.98%) CRM
5 8 (9.76%) Data Management
5 8 (9.76%) Software Architecture
5 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.54%) Web Development
7 5 (6.10%) OO
7 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 4 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (4.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Change Management
9 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) C#
2 45 (54.88%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (30.49%) C++
5 20 (24.39%) T-SQL
6 16 (19.51%) Java
7 13 (15.85%) VB.NET
8 10 (12.20%) Python
9 9 (10.98%) VB
10 4 (4.88%) PHP
11 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.66%) C
12 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Section 508
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) SAP
3 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.44%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.22%) Sencha
4 1 (1.22%) PayPal
4 1 (1.22%) Perforce
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
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