The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 72 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 68 58 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.79% 2.60% 3.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.19% 18.77% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 96
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
420 309 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.25% 13.84% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 343 284 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Cambridge +14 55 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Peterborough -4 7 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 121 (83.45%) .NET
2 100 (68.97%) C#
3 79 (54.48%) HTML
4 66 (45.52%) SQL Server
5 59 (40.69%) CSS
5 59 (40.69%) SQL
6 55 (37.93%) Java
7 52 (35.86%) ASP.NET
8 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (33.10%) OO
10 44 (30.34%) Software Engineering
11 43 (29.66%) Degree
12 42 (28.97%) MVC
12 42 (28.97%) C++
13 41 (28.28%) .NET Framework
14 37 (25.52%) WCF
14 37 (25.52%) JavaScript
15 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
16 32 (22.07%) Computer Science
17 29 (20.00%) WPF
18 27 (18.62%) SaaS
18 27 (18.62%) Multithreading
18 27 (18.62%) User Experience
19 26 (17.93%) Marketing
20 25 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (17.24%) XML
21 24 (16.55%) Confluence
21 24 (16.55%) Atlassian
22 23 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
22 23 (15.86%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 24 (16.55%) Confluence
2 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.07%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Photoshop
1 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.62%) SaaS
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) NFC
1 6 (4.14%) SMPP
1 6 (4.14%) SMS
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) SNMP
3 1 (0.69%) SMTP
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (45.52%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.14%) Big Data
6 5 (3.45%) DB2
6 5 (3.45%) MySQL
7 4 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (12.41%) NUnit
3 10 (6.90%) MSTest
4 8 (5.52%) Selenium
5 7 (4.83%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.83%) JIRA
6 6 (4.14%) ReSharper
6 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.14%) WiX
6 6 (4.14%) MSBuild
6 6 (4.14%) NuGet
7 5 (3.45%) Ranorex
7 5 (3.45%) Moq
8 4 (2.76%) JUnit
9 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.07%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.38%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (17.93%) Marketing
2 19 (13.10%) Finance
3 10 (6.90%) Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Publishing
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (63.45%) Developer
2 50 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 45 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 38 (26.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (16.55%) Software Engineer
5 24 (16.55%) Author
5 24 (16.55%) Technical Author
6 21 (14.48%) Software Developer
7 17 (11.72%) Graduate
8 12 (8.28%) Graduate Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Web Developer
9 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Applications Developer
11 9 (6.21%) Tester
11 9 (6.21%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (5.52%) .NET Applications Developer
13 7 (4.83%) Junior Developer
13 7 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.83%) C++ Developer
13 7 (4.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (83.45%) .NET
2 79 (54.48%) HTML
3 59 (40.69%) CSS
4 52 (35.86%) ASP.NET
5 41 (28.28%) .NET Framework
6 37 (25.52%) WCF
7 29 (20.00%) WPF
8 25 (17.24%) XML
9 23 (15.86%) jQuery
10 19 (13.10%) HTML5
11 17 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (10.34%) ADO.NET
13 14 (9.66%) STL
14 13 (8.97%) Ajax
15 12 (8.28%) CSS3
16 11 (7.59%) LINQ
17 9 (6.21%) MFC
17 9 (6.21%) XSLT
18 8 (5.52%) XHTML
19 7 (4.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 27 (18.62%) User Experience
3 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.34%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.14%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.07%) iPhone
9 2 (1.38%) Photography
9 2 (1.38%) Kindle
9 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.38%) DTV
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.69%) iDTV
10 1 (0.69%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.69%) BBC
10 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.17%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) Android
3 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) OO
3 44 (30.34%) Software Engineering
4 42 (28.97%) MVC
5 27 (18.62%) Multithreading
6 23 (15.86%) Scrum
7 17 (11.72%) OOP
8 15 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.28%) TDD
9 12 (8.28%) Web Development
10 11 (7.59%) MVVM
11 10 (6.90%) Regression Testing
12 9 (6.21%) OOD
12 9 (6.21%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.83%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.83%) Time Management
14 6 (4.14%) Document Management
15 5 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.45%) Automated Testing
16 4 (2.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (68.97%) C#
2 59 (40.69%) SQL
3 55 (37.93%) Java
4 42 (28.97%) C++
5 37 (25.52%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.17%) C
7 20 (13.79%) VB.NET
8 15 (10.34%) PHP
9 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.90%) Perl
10 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
11 9 (6.21%) VBA
12 8 (5.52%) VB
13 6 (4.14%) XAML
14 5 (3.45%) Python
14 5 (3.45%) C++/CLI
15 3 (2.07%) Scala
16 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (29.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 6 (4.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Atlassian
3 15 (10.34%) Oracle
4 9 (6.21%) Adobe
5 7 (4.83%) Telerik
6 6 (4.14%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.45%) Epiphany
7 5 (3.45%) Red Gate
8 4 (2.76%) SAP
9 3 (2.07%) HP
9 3 (2.07%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.07%) Google
10 2 (1.38%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.69%) Perforce
11 1 (0.69%) VMware
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