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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 4.61% 5.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.75% 31.95% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 82
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 £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
241 241 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.93% 14.43% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 202 201 179
Average salary £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 22 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Abingdon -2 16 £25,000 -47.36%
Bicester - 3 £27,500 -
Wallingford - 2 £35,750 - 1
Thame +16 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Witney +5 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 86 (69.35%) C#
3 76 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 72 (58.06%) HTML
5 68 (54.84%) CSS
6 64 (51.61%) ASP.NET
7 56 (45.16%) SQL Server
8 48 (38.71%) HTML5
9 45 (36.29%) SQL
10 41 (33.06%) MVC
11 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (29.03%) Scrum
12 36 (29.03%) XML
13 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
14 34 (27.42%) VB.NET
14 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
15 33 (26.61%) MS Excel
16 30 (24.19%) Degree
17 28 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
18 26 (20.97%) Ajax
19 25 (20.16%) CSS3
19 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (19.35%) Java
21 23 (18.55%) Web Services
21 23 (18.55%) Finance
22 22 (17.74%) ADO.NET
22 22 (17.74%) WCF
23 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
24 19 (15.32%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (11.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.87%) IIS
2 11 (8.87%) CMS
3 4 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (10.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) GitHub
2 2 (1.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Intranet
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.84%) MySQL
7 6 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) MS Access
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.68%) WinRunner
2 12 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (9.68%) LoadRunner
2 12 (9.68%) JMeter
2 12 (9.68%) eggPlant
3 4 (3.23%) Selenium
4 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
General
1 23 (18.55%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (78.23%) Developer
2 46 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 33 (26.61%) Software Developer
4 30 (24.19%) Web Developer
5 26 (20.97%) Software Engineer
6 18 (14.52%) Front-End Developer
7 15 (12.10%) C# Developer
8 14 (11.29%) Analyst
8 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (10.48%) Test Analyst
10 12 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
10 12 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
11 9 (7.26%) Graduate Software Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Junior Front-End Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Graduate
11 9 (7.26%) Junior
11 9 (7.26%) Junior Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
12 8 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (80.65%) .NET
2 72 (58.06%) HTML
3 68 (54.84%) CSS
4 64 (51.61%) ASP.NET
5 48 (38.71%) HTML5
6 36 (29.03%) XML
7 26 (20.97%) Ajax
8 25 (20.16%) CSS3
9 23 (18.55%) Web Services
10 22 (17.74%) ADO.NET
10 22 (17.74%) WCF
11 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
12 16 (12.90%) XSLT
13 15 (12.10%) SOAP
13 15 (12.10%) WSDL
13 15 (12.10%) LINQ
13 15 (12.10%) jQuery
14 13 (10.48%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (7.26%) XHTML
16 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.26%) User Experience
4 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.84%) Open Source
5 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.84%) Physics
6 4 (3.23%) Social Network
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 5 (4.03%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) MVC
2 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.03%) Scrum
4 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.32%) OO
6 17 (13.71%) SEO
7 15 (12.10%) Web Design
7 15 (12.10%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.48%) Performance Testing
8 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.48%) Web Development
9 12 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Web Application Development
11 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Project Management
13 5 (4.03%) Change Management
14 4 (3.23%) OOD
14 4 (3.23%) Validation
14 4 (3.23%) Kanban
15 3 (2.42%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 86 (69.35%) C#
2 76 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 45 (36.29%) SQL
4 34 (27.42%) VB.NET
5 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 24 (19.35%) Java
7 15 (12.10%) VBScript
8 11 (8.87%) VB
8 11 (8.87%) C++
9 7 (5.65%) VB6
10 6 (4.84%) VBA
10 6 (4.84%) Delphi
10 6 (4.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.81%) MCSD
3 1 (0.81%) HNC
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle
2 6 (4.84%) Sybase
3 1 (0.81%) Telerik
Wallingford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Witney
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago