Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 119 126
Rank change year-on-year +37 +7 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 91 56 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.00% 1.90% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.76% 8.70% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 62
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £31,500 £34,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,350 £48,625
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 713 644 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.48% 21.90% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 601 567 484
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £28,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +22 40 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Banbury +15 6 £42,500 +17.24%
Kidlington 0 5 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Wallingford - 4 £45,000 -
Witney 0 3 - -
Abingdon -9 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Bicester +1 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 56 (61.54%) .NET
2 50 (54.95%) C#
3 43 (47.25%) SQL Server
4 41 (45.05%) C++
4 41 (45.05%) SQL
5 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
7 34 (37.36%) Software Engineering
8 32 (35.16%) WinForms
9 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
10 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 21 (23.08%) TDD
10 21 (23.08%) Windows
11 20 (21.98%) Python
12 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
12 19 (20.88%) WCF
12 19 (20.88%) WPF
12 19 (20.88%) Algorithms
13 18 (19.78%) MVVM
13 18 (19.78%) Degree
14 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
14 17 (18.68%) Qt
15 16 (17.58%) CUDA
15 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (17.58%) X++
15 16 (17.58%) Multithreading
15 16 (17.58%) MVC
15 16 (17.58%) OO
15 16 (17.58%) MFC
16 13 (14.29%) Scrum

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 9 (9.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Power BI
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) GIS
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) Appium
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.10%) NUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.20%) Automotive
2 1 (1.10%) Back Office
2 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (68.13%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Software Engineer
3 27 (29.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (21.98%) .NET Developer
5 19 (20.88%) C# Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Software Developer
7 17 (18.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (18.68%) Senior Software Engineer
8 16 (17.58%) C++ Developer
8 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 15 (16.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
11 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
12 10 (10.99%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (9.89%) Senior C++ Developer
14 8 (8.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 7 (7.69%) Junior
15 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
16 6 (6.59%) C++/C# Developer
16 6 (6.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) .NET
2 32 (35.16%) WinForms
3 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.88%) WCF
3 19 (20.88%) WPF
4 17 (18.68%) Qt
5 16 (17.58%) MFC
6 10 (10.99%) XML
7 9 (9.89%) STL
8 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.79%) HTML
8 8 (8.79%) OpenGL
9 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.49%) CSS
11 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.30%) jQuery
11 3 (3.30%) Web Services
12 2 (2.20%) Ajax
12 2 (2.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.88%) Algorithms
3 16 (17.58%) CUDA
4 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.59%) User Experience
6 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.30%) iPhone
8 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) Software Engineering
3 21 (23.08%) TDD
3 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 18 (19.78%) MVVM
5 16 (17.58%) Multithreading
5 16 (17.58%) MVC
5 16 (17.58%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) Scrum
7 12 (13.19%) Test Automation
8 11 (12.09%) Computer Vision
8 11 (12.09%) ERP
9 10 (10.99%) Physics
10 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
10 9 (9.89%) OOD
11 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.79%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (8.79%) SDLC
12 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.95%) C#
2 41 (45.05%) C++
2 41 (45.05%) SQL
3 20 (21.98%) Python
4 16 (17.58%) X++
5 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.79%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.20%) XAML
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Java
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.10%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.30%) Siemens
4 1 (1.10%) Capita
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Telerik