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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 57 77 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.75% 4.42% 5.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.09% 35.00% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 86
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,729 £47,500 £40,680
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
258 220 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.98% 12.64% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 228 185 170
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 16 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Abingdon -8 12 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Wallingford - 7 £37,000 -
Banbury - 3 £35,000 -
Witney -5 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (82.64%) .NET
2 84 (69.42%) C#
3 77 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 74 (61.16%) HTML
5 72 (59.50%) CSS
6 64 (52.89%) ASP.NET
7 62 (51.24%) SQL Server
8 49 (40.50%) SQL
9 48 (39.67%) HTML5
10 42 (34.71%) XML
11 39 (32.23%) MVC
12 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
12 34 (28.10%) T-SQL
13 31 (25.62%) Scrum
13 31 (25.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
15 28 (23.14%) Web Services
15 28 (23.14%) Java
15 28 (23.14%) VB.NET
15 28 (23.14%) Degree
16 27 (22.31%) Ajax
17 26 (21.49%) Finance
17 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
18 25 (20.66%) ADO.NET
18 25 (20.66%) CSS3
19 24 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
20 23 (19.01%) WCF
21 22 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 20 (16.53%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (13.22%) IIS
2 14 (11.57%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.09%) CMS
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.31%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (8.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (51.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.48%) MySQL
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.74%) eggPlant
2 13 (10.74%) WinRunner
2 13 (10.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (10.74%) LoadRunner
2 13 (10.74%) JMeter
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (79.34%) Developer
2 41 (33.88%) .NET Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Software Developer
4 27 (22.31%) Web Developer
4 27 (22.31%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Analyst
8 13 (10.74%) Test Analyst
8 13 (10.74%) Performance Analyst
8 13 (10.74%) Performance Test Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.96%) VB Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Graduate
11 6 (4.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (82.64%) .NET
2 74 (61.16%) HTML
3 72 (59.50%) CSS
4 64 (52.89%) ASP.NET
5 48 (39.67%) HTML5
6 42 (34.71%) XML
7 28 (23.14%) Web Services
8 27 (22.31%) Ajax
9 25 (20.66%) ADO.NET
9 25 (20.66%) CSS3
10 23 (19.01%) WCF
10 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
11 18 (14.88%) jQuery
12 17 (14.05%) XSLT
13 15 (12.40%) WSDL
13 15 (12.40%) LINQ
14 14 (11.57%) SOAP
15 10 (8.26%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (7.44%) XHTML
17 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.26%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.44%) Physics
5 4 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.31%) Social Network
5 4 (3.31%) Replication
6 3 (2.48%) Open Source
6 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Windows
1 3 (2.48%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) MVC
2 34 (28.10%) Software Engineering
3 31 (25.62%) Scrum
4 20 (16.53%) OO
5 18 (14.88%) SEO
5 18 (14.88%) Web Development
6 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.05%) Unit Testing
7 16 (13.22%) Web Design
8 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.74%) Automated Testing
8 13 (10.74%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 10 (8.26%) Web Application Development
10 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.96%) Release Management
11 6 (4.96%) Migration
12 5 (4.13%) Change Management
12 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (69.42%) C#
2 77 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 49 (40.50%) SQL
4 34 (28.10%) T-SQL
5 28 (23.14%) VB.NET
5 28 (23.14%) Java
6 16 (13.22%) C++
7 15 (12.40%) VBScript
8 10 (8.26%) VB
9 9 (7.44%) Delphi
9 9 (7.44%) VBA
10 6 (4.96%) VB6
11 3 (2.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) HNC
3 5 (4.13%) HND
4 3 (2.48%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Sybase
3 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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