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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 102 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.80% 5.64% 3.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 35.79% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 95 63
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
210 285 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.02% 15.76% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 153 248 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -27 18 £35,000 - 6
Abingdon -1 9 £25,000 -
Bicester - 5 £27,500 -
Witney +16 1 - -
Thame - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 90 (80.36%) .NET
2 81 (72.32%) C#
3 62 (55.36%) JavaScript
4 58 (51.79%) HTML
4 58 (51.79%) ASP.NET
5 54 (48.21%) CSS
6 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 49 (43.75%) SQL
7 42 (37.50%) HTML5
8 40 (35.71%) MVC
9 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
10 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (29.46%) MS Excel
11 33 (29.46%) VB.NET
12 32 (28.57%) Scrum
13 29 (25.89%) XML
14 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
14 27 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (23.21%) Degree
16 23 (20.54%) CSS3
17 21 (18.75%) T-SQL
18 19 (16.96%) Ajax
19 18 (16.07%) WCF
19 18 (16.07%) OO
20 17 (15.18%) Java
20 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
21 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
21 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
21 16 (14.29%) Web Services
22 15 (13.39%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.04%) CMS
3 8 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (3.57%) SAS
5 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (11.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) Intranet
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.36%) MySQL
7 6 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.79%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.79%) Big Data
9 1 (0.89%) MS Access
9 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 8 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 8 (7.14%) JMeter
2 8 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 4 (3.57%) Selenium
4 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.68%) Advertising
3 3 (2.68%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (75.00%) Developer
2 43 (38.39%) .NET Developer
3 27 (24.11%) Software Developer
4 25 (22.32%) Web Developer
5 23 (20.54%) Software Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 13 (11.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Junior Developer
9 10 (8.93%) Graduate
9 10 (8.93%) Junior
9 10 (8.93%) Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) Junior Front-End Developer
10 9 (8.04%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (8.04%) Graduate Software Developer
11 8 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
12 7 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (80.36%) .NET
2 58 (51.79%) HTML
2 58 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 54 (48.21%) CSS
4 42 (37.50%) HTML5
5 29 (25.89%) XML
6 23 (20.54%) CSS3
7 19 (16.96%) Ajax
8 18 (16.07%) WCF
9 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
10 16 (14.29%) Web Services
11 15 (13.39%) ADO.NET
12 13 (11.61%) XSLT
12 13 (11.61%) SOAP
12 13 (11.61%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (10.71%) LINQ
13 12 (10.71%) WSDL
14 10 (8.93%) jQuery
15 7 (6.25%) XHTML
16 6 (5.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Open Source
4 4 (3.57%) Social Network
5 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.68%) Physics
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) MVC
2 36 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.57%) Scrum
4 27 (24.11%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.07%) OO
6 13 (11.61%) SEO
7 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.93%) Web Design
9 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
9 9 (8.04%) Performance Testing
10 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.36%) Validation
11 6 (5.36%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.46%) Web Development
13 4 (3.57%) Kanban
14 3 (2.68%) OOP
14 3 (2.68%) OOD
14 3 (2.68%) CAD
14 3 (2.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.32%) C#
2 62 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 49 (43.75%) SQL
4 33 (29.46%) VB.NET
5 21 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 17 (15.18%) Java
7 13 (11.61%) VB
8 12 (10.71%) VBScript
9 9 (8.04%) C++
10 7 (6.25%) PHP
10 7 (6.25%) VB6
11 5 (4.46%) VBA
12 3 (2.68%) C
13 2 (1.79%) Delphi
14 1 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.79%) MCPD
3 2 (1.79%) MCP
3 2 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (0.89%) PhD
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (0.89%) Sage
4 1 (0.89%) Remedy
4 1 (0.89%) Telerik
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