Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 114 85
Rank change year-on-year +20 -29 +38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 68 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.68% 2.17% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.83% 10.49% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 61
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,375 £58,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 575 553 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 22.65% 20.65% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 363 472 382
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £30,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 65 (95.59%) C#
2 60 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (72.06%) Software Engineering
4 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
5 42 (61.76%) .NET
6 40 (58.82%) GitHub
7 38 (55.88%) SQL
8 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
9 34 (50.00%) Windows
10 33 (48.53%) Refactoring
11 31 (45.59%) ReSharper
11 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
12 26 (38.24%) TeamCity
12 26 (38.24%) Mentoring
13 25 (36.76%) JIRA
14 24 (35.29%) C++
14 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 24 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (33.82%) Java
16 22 (32.35%) HTML
16 22 (32.35%) Kanban
17 20 (29.41%) CSS
18 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
18 19 (27.94%) OO
18 19 (27.94%) Unit Testing
19 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
19 17 (25.00%) Python
19 17 (25.00%) Angular 2
20 16 (23.53%) Aerospace
20 16 (23.53%) Automotive

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 40 (58.82%) GitHub
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) ReSharper
2 26 (38.24%) TeamCity
3 25 (36.76%) JIRA
4 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
5 13 (19.12%) NUnit
6 12 (17.65%) NCrunch
7 4 (5.88%) Selenium
7 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.47%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (23.53%) Aerospace
1 16 (23.53%) Automotive
2 14 (20.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 37 (54.41%) Software Developer
3 35 (51.47%) Software Engineer
4 28 (41.18%) C# Developer
5 26 (38.24%) C# Software Developer
6 25 (36.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 23 (33.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 15 (22.06%) .NET Developer
9 14 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (16.18%) C++ Developer
12 10 (14.71%) C++ Software Developer
12 10 (14.71%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (10.29%) Lead C# Developer
13 7 (10.29%) Lead Developer
13 7 (10.29%) Lead Software Developer
13 7 (10.29%) Lead Software Engineer
14 6 (8.82%) Development Team Leader
14 6 (8.82%) Team Leader
14 6 (8.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) HTML
3 20 (29.41%) CSS
4 17 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
5 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (19.12%) Velocity
5 13 (19.12%) WCF
5 13 (19.12%) WinForms
5 13 (19.12%) WPF
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) SOAP
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.47%) jQuery
7 1 (1.47%) Qt
7 1 (1.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Algorithms
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (72.06%) Software Engineering
3 33 (48.53%) Refactoring
4 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
5 26 (38.24%) Mentoring
6 24 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (32.35%) Kanban
8 19 (27.94%) OO
8 19 (27.94%) Unit Testing
9 16 (23.53%) MVC
10 15 (22.06%) Mathematics
10 15 (22.06%) Scrum
11 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (20.59%) SDLC
11 14 (20.59%) TDD
12 13 (19.12%) Acceptance Criteria
12 13 (19.12%) Financial Modelling
12 13 (19.12%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (19.12%) Statistics
12 13 (19.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (95.59%) C#
2 38 (55.88%) SQL
3 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (35.29%) C++
5 23 (33.82%) Java
6 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
7 17 (25.00%) Python
8 10 (14.71%) VB
9 6 (8.82%) Ruby
9 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.94%) KVM
2 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) VMware