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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 48 56 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.13% 3.12% 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.27% 17.18% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 70
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £59,000
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
278 326 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.13% 18.15% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 201 278 179
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +7 22 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Witney +11 3 £29,000 +20.83%
Wallingford -6 3 £57,500 +71.64%
Abingdon - 2 £39,000 -
Thame +3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Faringdon - 1 £36,500 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (54.55%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) .NET
3 28 (42.42%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
6 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
8 18 (27.27%) C++
8 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 17 (25.76%) Degree
10 14 (21.21%) TDD
11 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 12 (18.18%) Java
13 10 (15.15%) Project Management
13 10 (15.15%) CRM
14 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.64%) HTML
14 9 (13.64%) STL
14 9 (13.64%) Windows
14 9 (13.64%) Device Driver
14 9 (13.64%) MVC
14 9 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
15 8 (12.12%) Data Management
16 7 (10.61%) SAP CRM
16 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SAP CRM
2 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (10.61%) SAP HANA
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.52%) MSTest
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Software Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Consultant
7 7 (10.61%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) AWS Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Programmer
11 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 20 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 9 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.64%) HTML
4 9 (13.64%) STL
5 7 (10.61%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.09%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) Middleware
7 4 (6.06%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) WCF
8 3 (4.55%) WPF
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) jQuery
8 3 (4.55%) WinForms
8 3 (4.55%) Web Services
8 3 (4.55%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) Device Driver
2 9 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.55%) Physics
3 3 (4.55%) Life Science
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.03%) Robotics
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) LIMS
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Xbox
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.21%) TDD
4 10 (15.15%) CRM
4 10 (15.15%) Project Management
5 9 (13.64%) MVC
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.12%) Data Management
7 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.06%) OO
10 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.55%) Validation
10 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Web Development
10 3 (4.55%) Coaching
10 3 (4.55%) People Management
10 3 (4.55%) Line Management
10 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) C++
4 12 (18.18%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.61%) C
6 7 (10.61%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (9.09%) VB
8 4 (6.06%) PHP
9 2 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) VB6
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Sage
6 1 (1.52%) Siebel
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Perforce
6 1 (1.52%) PayPal
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