Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 100 99
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 72 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.30% 2.07% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 12.40% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 55
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -32.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.13% -10.11% +27.14%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 588 379 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.77% 16.70% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 481 325 448
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,955 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.75% +6.69% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 52 (72.22%) C#
1 52 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (69.44%) Degree
3 48 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 47 (65.28%) .NET
5 41 (56.94%) Mathematics
5 41 (56.94%) Software Engineering
6 28 (38.89%) SQL
6 28 (38.89%) C++
7 27 (37.50%) WPF
7 27 (37.50%) SDLC
8 26 (36.11%) OO
9 24 (33.33%) Scrum
10 23 (31.94%) Finance
10 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
11 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
12 20 (27.78%) NUnit
12 20 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (26.39%) Acceptance Criteria
13 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
13 19 (26.39%) OpenGL
14 18 (25.00%) WCF
14 18 (25.00%) User Stories
15 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
16 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
17 14 (19.44%) MVC
17 14 (19.44%) OOP
17 14 (19.44%) Financial Modelling
17 14 (19.44%) Software Delivery

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) NUnit
1 20 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.06%) ClearCase
4 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (8.33%) Xcode
6 4 (5.56%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.78%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) WebSharper
8 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Back Office
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 27 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.72%) 3D Software Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Database Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Developer in Test
8 7 (9.72%) Software Design Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
2 27 (37.50%) WPF
3 19 (26.39%) OpenGL
4 18 (25.00%) WCF
5 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.28%) DirectX
7 10 (13.89%) CSS
8 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.11%) HTML
10 7 (9.72%) HTML5
10 7 (9.72%) STL
10 7 (9.72%) Velocity
10 7 (9.72%) WinForms
11 6 (8.33%) LAMP
11 6 (8.33%) RESTful
12 5 (6.94%) jQuery
13 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
14 2 (2.78%) Web Services
14 2 (2.78%) WebGL
14 2 (2.78%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) 3D Graphics
2 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Social Network
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (56.94%) Mathematics
2 41 (56.94%) Software Engineering
3 27 (37.50%) SDLC
4 26 (36.11%) OO
5 24 (33.33%) Scrum
6 19 (26.39%) Acceptance Criteria
7 18 (25.00%) User Stories
8 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
9 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 14 (19.44%) Financial Modelling
10 14 (19.44%) MVC
10 14 (19.44%) OOP
10 14 (19.44%) Software Delivery
11 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
12 11 (15.28%) Code Coverage
13 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
14 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
15 8 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) C++
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) C
5 7 (9.72%) Fortran
5 7 (9.72%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (4.17%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) F#
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (69.44%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.72%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Twitter
3 4 (5.56%) Facebook
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) NEC
5 1 (1.39%) Perforce