Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 118 108
Rank change year-on-year +33 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 67 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.63% 2.19% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.33% 11.73% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 34
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +30.43% -31.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -10.11%

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 446 571 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.32% 18.68% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 353 470 316
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £27,955
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% +5.88%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 54 (98.18%) C#
2 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (70.91%) .NET
4 31 (56.36%) SQL
5 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
6 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
7 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
8 23 (41.82%) C++
8 23 (41.82%) JIRA
9 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 22 (40.00%) Windows
10 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 20 (36.36%) Refactoring
10 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
10 20 (36.36%) GitHub
11 18 (32.73%) Java
11 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
11 18 (32.73%) Algorithms
12 17 (30.91%) OO
13 15 (27.27%) WPF
13 15 (27.27%) ReSharper
14 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
14 14 (25.45%) WinForms
15 13 (23.64%) MVC
15 13 (23.64%) Scrum
15 13 (23.64%) Python
15 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
15 13 (23.64%) TeamCity
15 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) GitHub
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) JIRA
2 15 (27.27%) ReSharper
3 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
4 13 (23.64%) TeamCity
5 11 (20.00%) NUnit
5 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (16.36%) Selenium
7 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 7 (12.73%) NCrunch
9 1 (1.82%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.82%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
2 7 (12.73%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) Software Developer
3 19 (34.55%) C# Developer
4 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
5 16 (29.09%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
7 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (18.18%) C++ Developer
8 9 (16.36%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (14.55%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (14.55%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (14.55%) QA Engineer
10 7 (12.73%) Software QA Engineer
11 6 (10.91%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (10.91%) Tester
12 5 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
12 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
12 5 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (70.91%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) WPF
3 14 (25.45%) WinForms
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 11 (20.00%) WCF
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 10 (18.18%) Velocity
8 9 (16.36%) Angular 2
8 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.45%) MFC
11 2 (3.64%) REST
11 2 (3.64%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) Web Services
12 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.82%) Qt
12 1 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Algorithms
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.91%) Test Automation
3 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 20 (36.36%) Refactoring
4 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
6 17 (30.91%) OO
7 13 (23.64%) MVC
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
8 12 (21.82%) Kanban
8 12 (21.82%) SDLC
9 11 (20.00%) Analytics
9 11 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
9 11 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
9 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 11 (20.00%) Statistics
10 10 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
4 23 (41.82%) C++
5 18 (32.73%) Java
6 13 (23.64%) Python
7 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
7 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
8 6 (10.91%) Ruby
8 6 (10.91%) VB
9 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Xamarin