The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 97 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 21 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 7
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
PowerShell
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1160 934 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.50% 63.28% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 926 787 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Cambridge

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PowerShell 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 PowerShell.

1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (41.18%) .NET
6 20 (39.22%) Python
7 19 (37.25%) XML
8 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 17 (33.33%) Degree
10 16 (31.37%) MVC
10 16 (31.37%) Finance
10 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
10 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
11 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
11 15 (29.41%) WCF
11 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (27.45%) MSBuild
13 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
13 13 (25.49%) SQL
13 13 (25.49%) Linux
13 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
13 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
13 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (23.53%) C++
14 12 (23.53%) C
14 12 (23.53%) LINQ
14 12 (23.53%) NUnit
14 12 (23.53%) Banking
15 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
15 11 (21.57%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PowerShell 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 PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.88%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) SMS
2 8 (15.69%) SMPP
2 8 (15.69%) NFC
3 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) IPv6
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 4 (7.84%) VLAN
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Big Data
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MSBuild
2 13 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
3 12 (23.53%) NUnit
4 11 (21.57%) WiX
5 9 (17.65%) MSTest
6 3 (5.88%) Moq
6 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 3 (5.88%) Selenium
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) MSI
7 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Administrator
4 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
7 5 (9.80%) Automated Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.88%) IT Support
9 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) .NET
2 19 (37.25%) XML
3 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
4 15 (29.41%) WCF
4 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (23.53%) LINQ
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) Java ME
7 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.69%) XSLT
8 8 (15.69%) WPF
9 3 (5.88%) jQuery
9 3 (5.88%) HTML5
9 3 (5.88%) REST
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.88%) Ajax
9 3 (5.88%) CSS
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Blackberry
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Android
3 11 (21.57%) UNIX
4 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Phone
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) MVC
3 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Data Security
9 3 (5.88%) DSDM
9 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) Validation
9 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.88%) Change Control
9 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 20 (39.22%) Python
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 12 (23.53%) C++
5 12 (23.53%) C
6 8 (15.69%) XAML
7 6 (11.76%) Perl
8 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 8 (15.69%) ISO 8583
3 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Telerik
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Facebook
4 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat