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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.92% 3.74% 3.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.72% 19.19% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 60 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
254 344 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.50% 19.47% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 188 311 186
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 27 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 27 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 23 £36,750 -18.33% 4
Abingdon +18 6 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Witney +7 4 £28,750 +19.79% 1
Thame +5 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Wallingford -4 1 £57,500 +71.64%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 45 (59.21%) C#
2 40 (52.63%) .NET
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
4 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
6 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
7 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
8 19 (25.00%) C++
9 17 (22.37%) .NET Framework
9 17 (22.37%) Degree
10 15 (19.74%) Java
11 14 (18.42%) TDD
11 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.42%) CSS
11 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (17.11%) HTML
13 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
14 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (13.16%) MVC
14 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 10 (13.16%) Project Management
14 10 (13.16%) CRM
15 9 (11.84%) STL
15 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
15 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
15 9 (11.84%) Device Driver
15 9 (11.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 9 (11.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 9 (11.84%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SAP HANA
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) QlikView
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Publishing
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C++ Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Consultant
9 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.58%) AWS Consultant
10 5 (6.58%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Programmer
12 3 (3.95%) Development Manager
12 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.37%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.42%) CSS
5 13 (17.11%) HTML
6 9 (11.84%) STL
6 9 (11.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (11.84%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.21%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (7.89%) jQuery
9 6 (7.89%) Middleware
9 6 (7.89%) WinForms
10 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (5.26%) WCF
12 3 (3.95%) Web Services
12 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Device Driver
2 9 (11.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.95%) Life Science
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Physics
5 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) LIMS
5 1 (1.32%) Robotics
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Xbox
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.42%) TDD
4 10 (13.16%) MVC
4 10 (13.16%) CRM
4 10 (13.16%) Project Management
4 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.84%) SDLC
6 7 (9.21%) Data Management
7 6 (7.89%) OO
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.95%) Web Development
10 3 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) C#
2 35 (46.05%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) C++
4 15 (19.74%) Java
5 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.21%) VB
7 7 (9.21%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (6.58%) C
8 5 (6.58%) PHP
9 4 (5.26%) Python
10 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Perforce
5 1 (1.32%) PayPal
5 1 (1.32%) Siebel
5 1 (1.32%) Sage
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Road Safety Analysis Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago