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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 75 49 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.07% 2.17% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.86% 17.50% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 91
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
420 280 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.18% 12.38% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 335 252 377
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 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 30 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 +20 60 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Peterborough 0 8 £35,000 - 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 125 (85.03%) .NET
2 104 (70.75%) C#
3 81 (55.10%) HTML
4 64 (43.54%) SQL Server
5 61 (41.50%) CSS
6 59 (40.14%) Java
7 56 (38.10%) SQL
8 50 (34.01%) ASP.NET
8 50 (34.01%) Software Engineering
9 49 (33.33%) OO
10 48 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (30.61%) Degree
12 43 (29.25%) MVC
12 43 (29.25%) C++
13 41 (27.89%) WCF
14 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
15 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
16 35 (23.81%) Computer Science
17 31 (21.09%) WPF
18 29 (19.73%) Multithreading
18 29 (19.73%) SaaS
18 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
19 28 (19.05%) User Experience
20 27 (18.37%) Marketing
21 26 (17.69%) Atlassian
21 26 (17.69%) Confluence
22 25 (17.01%) Finance
22 25 (17.01%) Windows
22 25 (17.01%) C
22 25 (17.01%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (17.69%) Confluence
2 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.36%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) SaaS
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) SMS
1 5 (3.40%) SMPP
1 5 (3.40%) NFC
2 4 (2.72%) Internet
3 3 (2.04%) DNS
3 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) SMTP
4 1 (0.68%) SNMP
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) IPsec
4 1 (0.68%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (43.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.08%) Big Data
5 4 (2.72%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) DB2
6 3 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.56%) NUnit
3 9 (6.12%) MSTest
4 8 (5.44%) Selenium
5 7 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.08%) ReSharper
6 6 (4.08%) NuGet
7 5 (3.40%) Ranorex
7 5 (3.40%) WiX
7 5 (3.40%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.40%) Moq
7 5 (3.40%) JIRA
8 4 (2.72%) JUnit
9 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.36%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.68%) SCons
General
1 27 (18.37%) Marketing
2 25 (17.01%) Finance
3 10 (6.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Publishing
5 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (61.90%) Developer
2 49 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 44 (29.93%) .NET Developer
4 36 (24.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (18.37%) Software Engineer
6 26 (17.69%) Author
6 26 (17.69%) Technical Author
7 25 (17.01%) Software Developer
8 19 (12.93%) Graduate
9 12 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Applications Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.44%) C++ Developer
12 8 (5.44%) Tester
12 8 (5.44%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.44%) C# Application Developer
12 8 (5.44%) .NET Applications Developer
13 7 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (85.03%) .NET
2 81 (55.10%) HTML
3 61 (41.50%) CSS
4 50 (34.01%) ASP.NET
5 41 (27.89%) WCF
6 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
7 31 (21.09%) WPF
8 25 (17.01%) jQuery
8 25 (17.01%) XML
9 17 (11.56%) HTML5
10 16 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (8.84%) STL
12 12 (8.16%) ADO.NET
13 11 (7.48%) Ajax
14 10 (6.80%) LINQ
14 10 (6.80%) CSS3
14 10 (6.80%) MFC
15 9 (6.12%) XHTML
16 7 (4.76%) XSLT
16 7 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 28 (19.05%) User Experience
3 16 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.88%) Client/Server
4 10 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.04%) iPhone
8 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.36%) Photography
9 2 (1.36%) Kindle
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.68%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.68%) iDTV
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Android
3 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.40%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.01%) Software Engineering
2 49 (33.33%) OO
3 48 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (29.25%) MVC
5 29 (19.73%) Multithreading
6 20 (13.61%) Scrum
7 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
8 16 (10.88%) OOP
9 13 (8.84%) MVVM
10 12 (8.16%) OOD
10 12 (8.16%) TDD
11 10 (6.80%) Web Development
12 9 (6.12%) Regression Testing
13 8 (5.44%) Software Testing
14 7 (4.76%) Document Management
15 6 (4.08%) Manual Testing
15 6 (4.08%) Workflow
16 5 (3.40%) Time Management
16 5 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (3.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (70.75%) C#
2 59 (40.14%) Java
3 56 (38.10%) SQL
4 43 (29.25%) C++
5 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.01%) C
7 17 (11.56%) VB.NET
8 12 (8.16%) PHP
9 11 (7.48%) Perl
9 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.76%) VB
11 7 (4.76%) VBA
12 5 (3.40%) Python
12 5 (3.40%) XAML
13 3 (2.04%) C++/CLI
13 3 (2.04%) Scala
14 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (30.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.08%) QA
3 5 (3.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.69%) Atlassian
3 16 (10.88%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) Adobe
5 6 (4.08%) Telerik
5 6 (4.08%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.40%) Epiphany
6 5 (3.40%) Red Gate
7 3 (2.04%) SAP
7 3 (2.04%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) Facebook
8 2 (1.36%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
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