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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 103 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -45
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 21 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.78% 1.45% 4.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.74% 9.55% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 14 52
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
419 220 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.91% 15.21% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 343 158 202
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +4 23 £35,000 - 1
Abingdon - 8 £45,000 - 2
Bicester -2 3 £34,000 +23.63%
Witney - 2 £35,000 -
Banbury - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 52 (70.27%) C#
3 48 (64.86%) SQL Server
4 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
5 37 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (47.30%) SQL
8 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
9 32 (43.24%) CSS
10 29 (39.19%) Windows
11 25 (33.78%) C++
12 24 (32.43%) HTML
13 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
14 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
15 20 (27.03%) Degree
16 18 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (20.27%) MVC
18 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
19 14 (18.92%) Scrum
19 14 (18.92%) WinForms
19 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (17.57%) jQuery
20 13 (17.57%) TDD
20 13 (17.57%) OO
20 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (17.57%) HTML5
21 12 (16.22%) Web Services
22 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (6.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) MS Access
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.70%) Games
1 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (39.19%) C# Developer
3 23 (31.08%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.08%) Software Engineer
4 22 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (25.68%) SQL Developer
6 14 (18.92%) SQL Server Developer
7 12 (16.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) Database Developer
7 12 (16.22%) SQL Database Developer
8 9 (12.16%) .NET Development Manager
8 9 (12.16%) Development Manager
9 8 (10.81%) Agile Development Manager
9 8 (10.81%) WinForms Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
10 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
11 6 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (8.11%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.97%) .NET
2 37 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (43.24%) CSS
4 24 (32.43%) HTML
5 14 (18.92%) WinForms
6 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (17.57%) HTML5
6 13 (17.57%) jQuery
7 12 (16.22%) Web Services
8 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.86%) STL
9 10 (13.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (12.16%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.11%) WPF
12 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (5.41%) CSS3
13 3 (4.05%) WebSockets
14 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
14 1 (1.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.46%) Device Driver
3 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.11%) Biotechnology
4 6 (8.11%) Physics
5 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.41%) Chemistry
7 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.05%) Robotics
7 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.19%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.46%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 36 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
3 15 (20.27%) MVC
4 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) OO
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
6 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.16%) Line Management
6 9 (12.16%) MVVM
6 9 (12.16%) People Management
6 9 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (8.11%) OOD
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 6 (8.11%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) C++
4 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.81%) Java
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
9 3 (4.05%) C
9 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PhD
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.35%) MCPD
6 1 (1.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.70%) Sencha
4 1 (1.35%) Sun
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