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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 74 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.66% 3.30% 2.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.14% 24.01% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 72 61
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,625 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
370 329 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.56% 13.74% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 310 283 320
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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 -4 49 £37,750 -5.62% 10
Peterborough +3 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
St Neots -8 1 £62,500 +85.18% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

1 105 (69.08%) C#
2 104 (68.42%) .NET
3 82 (53.95%) HTML
4 77 (50.66%) SQL Server
5 70 (46.05%) C++
6 65 (42.76%) CSS
7 62 (40.79%) Microsoft
7 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (37.50%) Java
9 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 56 (36.84%) ASP.NET
10 49 (32.24%) Software Engineering
11 46 (30.26%) XML
12 44 (28.95%) Degree
13 43 (28.29%) SQL
14 41 (26.97%) OO
15 37 (24.34%) TDD
16 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
17 31 (20.39%) C
17 31 (20.39%) Windows
18 29 (19.08%) WCF
18 29 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (18.42%) jQuery
20 27 (17.76%) HTML5
21 26 (17.11%) MVC
22 23 (15.13%) Finance
22 23 (15.13%) Scrum
23 21 (13.82%) Oracle
24 20 (13.16%) SOAP
24 20 (13.16%) Linux

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 17 (11.18%) Confluence
2 7 (4.61%) IIS
2 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.53%) SaaS
2 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) SMPP
1 6 (3.95%) SMS
1 6 (3.95%) NFC
2 4 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) TETRA
5 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (50.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.92%) MySQL
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.61%) DB2
4 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.97%) QlikView
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.18%) NUnit
3 11 (7.24%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (5.26%) WiX
4 8 (5.26%) MSBuild
5 6 (3.95%) MSTest
6 4 (2.63%) GCC
6 4 (2.63%) JIRA
6 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.63%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.32%) dotTrace
7 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
7 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.32%) QUnit
7 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) Moq
7 2 (1.32%) AQtime
7 2 (1.32%) Gerrit
General
1 23 (15.13%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Marketing
3 11 (7.24%) Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Automotive
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 111 (73.03%) Developer
2 51 (33.55%) C# Developer
3 44 (28.95%) Software Developer
4 36 (23.68%) Software Engineer
5 29 (19.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (17.76%) .NET Developer
7 18 (11.84%) Graduate
8 17 (11.18%) Author
8 17 (11.18%) Technical Author
9 14 (9.21%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Junior
10 7 (4.61%) Junior C# Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Junior .NET Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (68.42%) .NET
2 82 (53.95%) HTML
3 65 (42.76%) CSS
4 56 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 46 (30.26%) XML
6 29 (19.08%) WCF
7 28 (18.42%) jQuery
8 27 (17.76%) HTML5
9 20 (13.16%) SOAP
10 19 (12.50%) CSS3
11 16 (10.53%) WPF
12 13 (8.55%) JSP
13 11 (7.24%) .NET Framework
14 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (5.92%) Web Services
15 9 (5.92%) J2EE
16 8 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (5.26%) LINQ
16 8 (5.26%) Java ME
17 7 (4.61%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.16%) User Experience
3 13 (8.55%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.97%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.39%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Linux
3 10 (6.58%) Android
3 10 (6.58%) UNIX
4 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.24%) Software Engineering
3 41 (26.97%) OO
4 37 (24.34%) TDD
5 26 (17.11%) MVC
6 23 (15.13%) Scrum
7 18 (11.84%) Multithreading
8 16 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.87%) OOD
10 11 (7.24%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (5.92%) User Stories
12 8 (5.26%) Software Architecture
12 8 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.61%) CRM
13 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.95%) Regression Testing
15 5 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (69.08%) C#
2 70 (46.05%) C++
3 57 (37.50%) Java
4 56 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 43 (28.29%) SQL
6 31 (20.39%) C
7 17 (11.18%) Perl
8 15 (9.87%) Python
9 8 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.61%) PHP
11 6 (3.95%) XAML
12 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.97%) VB
13 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.32%) VBA
15 1 (0.66%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 44 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 17 (11.18%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.26%) Twitter
4 8 (5.26%) TOWER Software
5 7 (4.61%) Cognos
6 6 (3.95%) Telerik
7 5 (3.29%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.97%) Facebook
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