Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 128 104
Rank change year-on-year +32 -24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 85 38 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.73% 1.41% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.61% 7.24% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 83 36 75
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 732 525 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.51% 19.54% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 617 466 635
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Oxfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 28 £52,500 +36.36% 3
Banbury - 13 £30,000 - 4
Kidlington +6 12 £45,000 +16.88%
Thame - 9 £37,500 - 1
Bicester +2 5 £40,000 +14.29%
Abingdon -11 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 58 (68.24%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) C++
3 44 (51.76%) SQL
3 44 (51.76%) .NET
4 34 (40.00%) WinForms
5 33 (38.82%) Software Engineering
6 32 (37.65%) Windows
7 31 (36.47%) Qt
8 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (31.76%) Python
10 26 (30.59%) Algorithms
10 26 (30.59%) MFC
10 26 (30.59%) Multithreading
10 26 (30.59%) CUDA
11 25 (29.41%) MVC
12 22 (25.88%) MVVM
12 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
12 22 (25.88%) TDD
12 22 (25.88%) WCF
12 22 (25.88%) WPF
13 20 (23.53%) HTML
13 20 (23.53%) CSS
13 20 (23.53%) STL
14 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
15 18 (21.18%) Degree
15 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
16 16 (18.82%) XML
16 16 (18.82%) Scrum
16 16 (18.82%) Mathematics
16 16 (18.82%) Physics

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.47%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (2.35%) Automotive
1 2 (2.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Developer
2 33 (38.82%) .NET Developer
2 33 (38.82%) Software Engineer
3 30 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 27 (31.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (31.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (23.53%) Software Developer
6 15 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (17.65%) C++ Developer
6 15 (17.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (15.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (15.29%) C++ Software Developer
7 13 (15.29%) C++/C# Developer
7 13 (15.29%) SQL Developer
8 9 (10.59%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (10.59%) HTML Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Junior
8 9 (10.59%) Junior Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) WinForms
3 31 (36.47%) Qt
4 26 (30.59%) MFC
5 22 (25.88%) WCF
5 22 (25.88%) WPF
6 20 (23.53%) CSS
6 20 (23.53%) HTML
6 20 (23.53%) STL
7 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
8 16 (18.82%) XML
9 14 (16.47%) .NET Framework
9 14 (16.47%) jQuery
10 13 (15.29%) Ajax
10 13 (15.29%) Entity Framework
11 11 (12.94%) OpenGL
12 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.88%) CSS3
13 5 (5.88%) HTML5
13 5 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Algorithms
1 26 (30.59%) CUDA
2 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
3 15 (17.65%) Client/Server
4 13 (15.29%) User Experience
5 5 (5.88%) W3C
6 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.53%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.59%) Multithreading
4 25 (29.41%) MVC
5 22 (25.88%) MVVM
5 22 (25.88%) TDD
5 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
6 16 (18.82%) Mathematics
6 16 (18.82%) Physics
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.65%) Multithreaded Programming
8 13 (15.29%) API Development
8 13 (15.29%) Prototyping
9 12 (14.12%) OOD
10 10 (11.76%) OO
11 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) C++
3 44 (51.76%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) Python
5 14 (16.47%) MATLAB
6 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.71%) C
8 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Xamarin
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Siemens
4 1 (1.18%) Capita
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle