The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 68 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.36% 4.29% 5.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.20% 34.88% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 75
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,800 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
281 215 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.01% 12.31% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 258 182 141
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 £57,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
South East

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 1 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 1 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 -7 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Abingdon -6 12 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Wallingford - 7 £37,000 -
Witney -7 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Banbury - 3 £35,000 -
Thame +3 2 £37,500 +19.04%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 104 (83.87%) .NET
2 87 (70.16%) C#
3 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
4 78 (62.90%) HTML
5 77 (62.10%) CSS
6 70 (56.45%) ASP.NET
7 68 (54.84%) SQL Server
8 51 (41.13%) SQL
9 49 (39.52%) HTML5
10 45 (36.29%) XML
11 38 (30.65%) MVC
12 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
13 36 (29.03%) T-SQL
14 31 (25.00%) Web Services
14 31 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (24.19%) Java
15 30 (24.19%) Scrum
16 29 (23.39%) Degree
17 28 (22.58%) VB.NET
17 28 (22.58%) Finance
18 27 (21.77%) Ajax
18 27 (21.77%) ADO.NET
18 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
19 26 (20.97%) CSS3
20 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
20 25 (20.16%) WCF
21 24 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (19.35%) MS Excel
22 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 21 (16.94%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (14.52%) IIS
2 14 (11.29%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.48%) CMS
4 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.23%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.61%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (13.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.42%) MySQL
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.81%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.48%) WinRunner
2 13 (10.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (10.48%) LoadRunner
2 13 (10.48%) JMeter
2 13 (10.48%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.61%) Selenium
3 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (80.65%) Developer
2 41 (33.06%) .NET Developer
3 32 (25.81%) Software Developer
4 29 (23.39%) Web Developer
4 29 (23.39%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.71%) C# Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (11.29%) Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Test Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Performance Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Performance Test Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.26%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (7.26%) SQL Developer
11 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.84%) VB Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Graduate Software Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (4.84%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (83.87%) .NET
2 78 (62.90%) HTML
3 77 (62.10%) CSS
4 70 (56.45%) ASP.NET
5 49 (39.52%) HTML5
6 45 (36.29%) XML
7 31 (25.00%) Web Services
8 27 (21.77%) Ajax
8 27 (21.77%) ADO.NET
9 26 (20.97%) CSS3
10 25 (20.16%) .NET Framework
10 25 (20.16%) WCF
11 21 (16.94%) jQuery
12 17 (13.71%) XSLT
13 15 (12.10%) WSDL
13 15 (12.10%) LINQ
14 14 (11.29%) SOAP
15 9 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (7.26%) XHTML
16 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 11 (8.87%) Physics
3 11 (8.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.23%) Social Network
4 4 (3.23%) Replication
4 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.42%) Windows
1 3 (2.42%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.65%) MVC
2 37 (29.84%) Software Engineering
3 30 (24.19%) Scrum
4 20 (16.13%) Web Development
4 20 (16.13%) OO
5 18 (14.52%) SEO
6 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.71%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.90%) Web Design
8 13 (10.48%) Automated Testing
8 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.48%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.68%) Project Management
10 10 (8.06%) Web Application Development
11 7 (5.65%) Migration
11 7 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.84%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.03%) Change Management
13 5 (4.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (70.16%) C#
2 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
3 51 (41.13%) SQL
4 36 (29.03%) T-SQL
5 30 (24.19%) Java
6 28 (22.58%) VB.NET
7 18 (14.52%) C++
8 15 (12.10%) VBScript
9 11 (8.87%) Delphi
9 11 (8.87%) VBA
10 9 (7.26%) VB
11 6 (4.84%) VB6
12 3 (2.42%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (23.39%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) HNC
2 5 (4.03%) HND
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) MCP
Vendors
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Sybase
2 11 (8.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Telerik
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: negotiable salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago