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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 96 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.87% 2.27% 3.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.67% 17.44% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84 48 82
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
443 281 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.85% 13.03% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 324 244 353
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 69 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Peterborough +10 14 £35,000 +0.71% 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 128 (77.11%) .NET
2 118 (71.08%) C#
3 89 (53.61%) HTML
4 88 (53.01%) SQL Server
5 66 (39.76%) Java
6 65 (39.16%) ASP.NET
7 62 (37.35%) CSS
8 61 (36.75%) C++
9 60 (36.14%) Software Engineering
10 55 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
12 49 (29.52%) Degree
13 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
14 45 (27.11%) OO
15 41 (24.70%) Computer Science
16 40 (24.10%) SQL
16 40 (24.10%) WCF
17 39 (23.49%) XML
17 39 (23.49%) MVC
18 35 (21.08%) jQuery
19 31 (18.67%) WPF
20 30 (18.07%) C
20 30 (18.07%) Finance
20 30 (18.07%) TDD
21 28 (16.87%) Windows
22 27 (16.27%) Multithreading
22 27 (16.27%) SaaS
22 27 (16.27%) HTML5
23 26 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
23 26 (15.66%) User Experience

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (13.86%) Confluence
2 7 (4.22%) IIS
2 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.27%) SaaS
2 5 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) SMS
1 8 (4.82%) SMPP
1 8 (4.82%) NFC
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (53.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.01%) Big Data
6 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.41%) DB2
7 4 (2.41%) MySQL
8 3 (1.81%) QlikView
8 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (12.65%) NUnit
3 10 (6.02%) WiX
3 10 (6.02%) MSBuild
4 9 (5.42%) Selenium
5 8 (4.82%) MSTest
6 6 (3.61%) Moq
6 6 (3.61%) ReSharper
7 5 (3.01%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (3.01%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.01%) NuGet
7 5 (3.01%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.81%) JUnit
9 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.20%) dotTrace
9 2 (1.20%) AQtime
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Marketing
3 13 (7.83%) Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Automotive
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.81%) Electronics
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (66.27%) Developer
2 52 (31.33%) C# Developer
3 45 (27.11%) Software Developer
4 37 (22.29%) .NET Developer
5 35 (21.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (19.88%) Software Engineer
7 28 (16.87%) Graduate
8 23 (13.86%) Author
8 23 (13.86%) Technical Author
9 20 (12.05%) Applications Developer
10 12 (7.23%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (6.02%) C# Application Developer
12 9 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (5.42%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.82%) .NET Applications Developer
13 8 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
14 7 (4.22%) Tester
15 6 (3.61%) C++ Developer
16 5 (3.01%) Team Leader
16 5 (3.01%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (77.11%) .NET
2 89 (53.61%) HTML
3 65 (39.16%) ASP.NET
4 62 (37.35%) CSS
5 40 (24.10%) WCF
6 39 (23.49%) XML
7 35 (21.08%) jQuery
8 31 (18.67%) WPF
9 27 (16.27%) HTML5
10 23 (13.86%) .NET Framework
11 19 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (8.43%) CSS3
13 10 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (6.02%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.02%) LINQ
13 10 (6.02%) Java ME
13 10 (6.02%) STL
13 10 (6.02%) MFC
14 9 (5.42%) SOAP
15 8 (4.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.70%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.66%) User Experience
3 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.63%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.82%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.61%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.81%) iPhone
10 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Windows
2 11 (6.63%) Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Android
4 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.82%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.14%) Software Engineering
2 55 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.11%) OO
4 39 (23.49%) MVC
5 30 (18.07%) TDD
6 27 (16.27%) Multithreading
7 23 (13.86%) Scrum
8 15 (9.04%) OOD
9 13 (7.83%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.63%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.63%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (6.02%) Document Management
12 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.22%) Software Testing
14 6 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (3.01%) CRM
15 5 (3.01%) OOP
15 5 (3.01%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 118 (71.08%) C#
2 66 (39.76%) Java
3 61 (36.75%) C++
4 54 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 40 (24.10%) SQL
6 30 (18.07%) C
7 19 (11.45%) Perl
8 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
9 11 (6.63%) Python
10 10 (6.02%) PHP
11 8 (4.82%) XAML
12 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.81%) Scala
13 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.20%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (29.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (4.82%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.86%) Atlassian
3 22 (13.25%) Oracle
4 8 (4.82%) Twitter
4 8 (4.82%) Rackspace
4 8 (4.82%) Telerik
5 7 (4.22%) Cognos
6 5 (3.01%) Epiphany
6 5 (3.01%) Red Gate
7 4 (2.41%) Facebook
7 4 (2.41%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.81%) HP
9 2 (1.20%) Riverbed
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
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