The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 87 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.51% 3.66% 4.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.39% 21.32% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 96
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
463 408 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.75% 17.15% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 385 383 411
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 53 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Peterborough -8 7 £36,250 +9.84% 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 132 (84.62%) .NET
2 115 (73.72%) C#
3 76 (48.72%) HTML
4 66 (42.31%) SQL
5 65 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 58 (37.18%) CSS
7 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
8 54 (34.62%) Java
9 53 (33.97%) .NET Framework
10 52 (33.33%) Degree
10 52 (33.33%) OO
11 45 (28.85%) C++
12 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 42 (26.92%) Multithreading
14 41 (26.28%) Software Engineering
14 41 (26.28%) MVC
15 37 (23.72%) WCF
16 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
17 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (19.87%) WPF
18 31 (19.87%) XML
19 30 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
20 29 (18.59%) Scrum
21 27 (17.31%) Windows
22 26 (16.67%) Marketing
23 25 (16.03%) Computer Science
23 25 (16.03%) VB.NET
24 24 (15.38%) SaaS
25 23 (14.74%) Confluence

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (14.74%) Confluence
2 6 (3.85%) ColdFusion
2 6 (3.85%) Drupal
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 12 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.38%) SaaS
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) NFC
1 13 (8.33%) SMPP
1 13 (8.33%) SMS
2 2 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) LDAP
3 1 (0.64%) SNMP
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) SSL
3 1 (0.64%) IPsec
3 1 (0.64%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.21%) Big Data
7 4 (2.56%) MySQL
7 4 (2.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (13.46%) NUnit
3 18 (11.54%) MSTest
4 13 (8.33%) MSBuild
5 11 (7.05%) WiX
6 10 (6.41%) JIRA
7 6 (3.85%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.21%) NuGet
8 5 (3.21%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.56%) Moq
9 4 (2.56%) Selenium
9 4 (2.56%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.28%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.64%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.64%) GCC
11 1 (0.64%) SCons
11 1 (0.64%) AQtime
General
1 26 (16.67%) Marketing
2 19 (12.18%) Finance
3 18 (11.54%) Banking
4 16 (10.26%) Electronics
5 11 (7.05%) Publishing
6 8 (5.13%) Automotive
7 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (61.54%) Developer
2 57 (36.54%) .NET Developer
3 49 (31.41%) C# Developer
4 39 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (17.31%) Software Engineer
6 23 (14.74%) Author
6 23 (14.74%) Technical Author
7 17 (10.90%) Software Developer
8 15 (9.62%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Web Developer
10 11 (7.05%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (7.05%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (6.41%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Junior
12 8 (5.13%) Junior Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Systems Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Junior Web Developer
13 7 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (84.62%) .NET
2 76 (48.72%) HTML
3 58 (37.18%) CSS
4 57 (36.54%) ASP.NET
5 53 (33.97%) .NET Framework
6 37 (23.72%) WCF
7 31 (19.87%) WPF
7 31 (19.87%) XML
8 20 (12.82%) ADO.NET
9 19 (12.18%) XSLT
10 18 (11.54%) HTML5
10 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (10.90%) LINQ
12 16 (10.26%) Ajax
12 16 (10.26%) jQuery
13 12 (7.69%) CSS3
14 11 (7.05%) Java ME
14 11 (7.05%) XHTML
14 11 (7.05%) STL
15 6 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.62%) Client/Server
3 13 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 9 (5.77%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.85%) VHDL
5 6 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.28%) DTV
7 2 (1.28%) Kindle
7 2 (1.28%) Photography
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.64%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) BBC
8 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.31%) Windows
2 17 (10.90%) Android
3 13 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.33%) Windows Phone
4 10 (6.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) OO
2 42 (26.92%) Multithreading
3 41 (26.28%) Software Engineering
3 41 (26.28%) MVC
4 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.59%) Scrum
6 17 (10.90%) TDD
6 17 (10.90%) OOP
7 12 (7.69%) Web Development
8 11 (7.05%) MVVM
9 10 (6.41%) Time Management
10 8 (5.13%) OOD
11 6 (3.85%) Content Management
11 6 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.21%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.21%) Automated Testing
13 4 (2.56%) Workflow
13 4 (2.56%) ERP
13 4 (2.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (73.72%) C#
2 66 (42.31%) SQL
3 54 (34.62%) Java
4 45 (28.85%) C++
5 33 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.03%) VB.NET
7 20 (12.82%) C
8 19 (12.18%) PHP
9 15 (9.62%) PowerShell
10 13 (8.33%) XAML
10 13 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 12 (7.69%) VBA
11 12 (7.69%) VB
12 8 (5.13%) Perl
13 5 (3.21%) C++/CLI
14 3 (1.92%) Python
15 2 (1.28%) VBScript
16 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.64%) ISEB
2 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 12 (7.69%) ISO 8583
2 9 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.74%) Atlassian
3 15 (9.62%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) Adobe
4 12 (7.69%) Telerik
5 6 (3.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 6 (3.85%) Xilinx
6 5 (3.21%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.56%) Epiphany
7 4 (2.56%) SAP
7 4 (2.56%) Red Gate
8 3 (1.92%) Google
8 3 (1.92%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.64%) Perforce
9 1 (0.64%) VMware
9 1 (0.64%) Motorola
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