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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 58 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.17% 2.35% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.06% 12.86% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
354 451 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.59% 18.27% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 286 370 382
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -15 15 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Peterborough -8 2 £40,000 +10.34% 2
St Neots - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 54 (81.82%) C#
2 46 (69.70%) .NET
3 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
5 25 (37.88%) C++
6 24 (36.36%) HTML
6 24 (36.36%) CSS
7 23 (34.85%) SQL
7 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 20 (30.30%) Degree
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
11 15 (22.73%) XML
12 14 (21.21%) OO
12 14 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
13 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
14 12 (18.18%) jQuery
14 12 (18.18%) C
15 11 (16.67%) Java
15 11 (16.67%) WCF
16 10 (15.15%) TDD
16 10 (15.15%) MVC
17 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (13.64%) Linux
17 9 (13.64%) SOAP
17 9 (13.64%) HTML5
17 9 (13.64%) CSS3
18 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) 3G
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) LTE
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) 4G
3 1 (1.52%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.09%) DB2
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
5 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (9.09%) NUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
4 4 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.55%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) Xcode
7 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) dotTrace
7 1 (1.52%) Moq
7 1 (1.52%) AQtime
7 1 (1.52%) GCC
General
1 5 (7.58%) Automotive
1 5 (7.58%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) AWS Developer
5 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Programmer
10 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Author
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Author
11 2 (3.03%) Graduate
11 2 (3.03%) Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) .NET
2 24 (36.36%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) CSS
3 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (22.73%) XML
5 12 (18.18%) jQuery
6 11 (16.67%) WCF
7 9 (13.64%) HTML5
7 9 (13.64%) CSS3
7 9 (13.64%) SOAP
8 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.09%) LINQ
10 5 (7.58%) Ajax
10 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 5 (7.58%) JSON
10 5 (7.58%) MFC
11 4 (6.06%) NHibernate
11 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.06%) Web Services
11 4 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Handset
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.21%) OO
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
4 10 (15.15%) TDD
5 8 (12.12%) Scrum
6 6 (9.09%) CRM
6 6 (9.09%) OOD
6 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) User Stories
7 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.58%) Release Management
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) RAD
8 4 (6.06%) UML
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
8 4 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) C++
3 23 (34.85%) SQL
4 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.18%) C
6 11 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (6.06%) PHP
7 4 (6.06%) Fortran
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (3.03%) VB
9 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.52%) Anite
5 1 (1.52%) Perforce
5 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.52%) F5
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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