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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 80 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 3.28% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.77% 19.51% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 73 85
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £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
342 410 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.50% 16.80% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 270 345 392
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -22 16 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Peterborough -6 6 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (72.48%) C#
2 72 (66.06%) .NET
3 59 (54.13%) HTML
4 58 (53.21%) SQL Server
4 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
5 51 (46.79%) C++
6 47 (43.12%) CSS
7 45 (41.28%) ASP.NET
8 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
8 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.86%) Software Engineering
10 35 (32.11%) XML
11 33 (30.28%) Java
12 32 (29.36%) SQL
12 32 (29.36%) Degree
13 24 (22.02%) Windows
13 24 (22.02%) HTML5
14 23 (21.10%) jQuery
14 23 (21.10%) OO
14 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
15 22 (20.18%) TDD
16 21 (19.27%) SOAP
17 20 (18.35%) C
18 19 (17.43%) Linux
19 16 (14.68%) CSS3
19 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (13.76%) Scrum
20 15 (13.76%) WCF
21 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
22 13 (11.93%) Mathematics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (6.42%) Confluence
1 7 (6.42%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) Wireless
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.92%) LTE
4 1 (0.92%) NAS
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (53.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 6 (5.50%) DB2
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.01%) NUnit
2 12 (11.01%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (4.59%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.67%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.67%) GCC
5 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.83%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) QUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Moq
6 1 (0.92%) AQtime
6 1 (0.92%) dotTrace
6 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
1 8 (7.34%) Automotive
2 7 (6.42%) Marketing
3 5 (4.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (75.23%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) C# Developer
3 32 (29.36%) Software Developer
3 32 (29.36%) Software Engineer
4 19 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.60%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Graduate
7 8 (7.34%) Applications Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Author
8 7 (6.42%) Technical Author
9 6 (5.50%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Business Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Junior C# Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Programmer
11 3 (2.75%) Release Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.06%) .NET
2 59 (54.13%) HTML
3 47 (43.12%) CSS
4 45 (41.28%) ASP.NET
5 35 (32.11%) XML
6 24 (22.02%) HTML5
7 23 (21.10%) jQuery
8 21 (19.27%) SOAP
9 16 (14.68%) CSS3
10 15 (13.76%) WCF
11 11 (10.09%) JSP
12 8 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.42%) J2EE
13 7 (6.42%) Web Services
14 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 5 (4.59%) MFC
15 4 (3.67%) JDBC
15 4 (3.67%) WPF
16 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 3 (2.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.93%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.42%) User Experience
4 6 (5.50%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.67%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.75%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) Handset
8 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.92%) PMI
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Windows
2 19 (17.43%) Linux
3 7 (6.42%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) Software Engineering
3 23 (21.10%) OO
4 22 (20.18%) TDD
5 15 (13.76%) Scrum
6 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.09%) User Stories
7 11 (10.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.17%) MVC
9 8 (7.34%) OOD
9 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.34%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (7.34%) Software Architecture
9 8 (7.34%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.50%) Project Management
11 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.50%) Network Management
12 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 79 (72.48%) C#
2 51 (46.79%) C++
3 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
4 33 (30.28%) Java
5 32 (29.36%) SQL
6 20 (18.35%) C
7 11 (10.09%) Perl
7 11 (10.09%) Python
8 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.42%) PHP
10 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.83%) VB
12 2 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) TOWER Software
3 8 (7.34%) Twitter
4 7 (6.42%) Rackspace
4 7 (6.42%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.42%) Cognos
5 1 (0.92%) Anite
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Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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