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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 61 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.75% 2.86% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.07% 14.95% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 46
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +3.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 249 281 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.73% 19.10% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 206 231 237
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 59 (84.29%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 35 (50.00%) Degree
3 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (45.71%) Mathematics
5 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
6 30 (42.86%) .NET
6 30 (42.86%) Java
7 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
8 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (40.00%) SQL
9 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET
10 25 (35.71%) C++
11 23 (32.86%) XML
11 23 (32.86%) TDD
12 22 (31.43%) CSS
12 22 (31.43%) HTML
13 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
14 18 (25.71%) PhD
14 18 (25.71%) CAD
14 18 (25.71%) Aerospace
14 18 (25.71%) Open Source
14 18 (25.71%) Algorithms
15 17 (24.29%) MVC
16 16 (22.86%) TeamCity
17 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (21.43%) ReSharper
17 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (21.43%) RedGate
17 15 (21.43%) GitHub

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) GitHub
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) NFC
1 4 (5.71%) SMPP
1 4 (5.71%) SMS
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) TeamCity
2 15 (21.43%) NCrunch
2 15 (21.43%) ReSharper
3 14 (20.00%) NUnit
4 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (5.71%) MSBuild
7 4 (5.71%) MSTest
8 3 (4.29%) AppVeyor
8 3 (4.29%) Selenium
8 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.86%) Android Studio
9 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.43%) JIRA
10 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (25.71%) Aerospace
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 29 (41.43%) Developer
3 18 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Java Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C++/C# Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Developer in Test
6 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) .NET
2 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.86%) XML
4 22 (31.43%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) HTML
5 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (17.14%) HTML5
6 12 (17.14%) jQuery
7 10 (14.29%) CSS3
8 9 (12.86%) J2EE
8 9 (12.86%) OpenGL
9 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.00%) WCF
11 6 (8.57%) Ajax
11 6 (8.57%) Web Services
12 5 (7.14%) WPF
13 4 (5.71%) LINQ
14 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (4.29%) Silverlight
14 3 (4.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (25.71%) Algorithms
3 9 (12.86%) Life Science
4 8 (11.43%) User Experience
5 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 32 (45.71%) Mathematics
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.86%) TDD
5 18 (25.71%) CAD
5 18 (25.71%) Open Source
6 17 (24.29%) MVC
7 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.71%) OO
9 9 (12.86%) Physics
9 9 (12.86%) Workflow
10 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.43%) BDD
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (10.00%) Line Management
11 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
12 6 (8.57%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Release Management
12 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 28 (40.00%) SQL
4 25 (35.71%) C++
5 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.14%) PHP
7 9 (12.86%) C
8 8 (11.43%) Python
8 8 (11.43%) Ruby
9 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) Degree
2 18 (25.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) RedGate
3 3 (4.29%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.86%) Facebook
4 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.86%) Twitter
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