Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 -26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 77 64 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.34% 2.82% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.54% 15.38% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 74
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £36,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.25% -26.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +13.33%

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 614 416 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 18.66% 18.31% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 442 354 484
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 68 (88.31%) C#
2 62 (80.52%) .NET
3 54 (70.13%) Degree
4 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (63.64%) Computer Science
6 46 (59.74%) Mathematics
7 44 (57.14%) WPF
8 40 (51.95%) SQL
9 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
10 31 (40.26%) WCF
10 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
11 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
11 30 (38.96%) MVC
12 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
13 26 (33.77%) SDLC
14 25 (32.47%) Scrum
14 25 (32.47%) Finance
15 23 (29.87%) OO
15 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
15 23 (29.87%) NUnit
16 22 (28.57%) C++
16 22 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
17 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (24.68%) HTML
19 18 (23.38%) CSS
19 18 (23.38%) Algorithms
20 17 (22.08%) User Stories
20 17 (22.08%) OpenGL
20 17 (22.08%) Financial Modelling

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 2 (2.60%) CMS
1 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) DB2
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
1 23 (29.87%) NUnit
2 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.49%) ReSharper
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) Xcode
5 3 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.60%) WebSharper
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (84.42%) Developer
2 40 (51.95%) C# Developer
3 28 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 22 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (27.27%) Software Developer
6 20 (25.97%) Senior Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Software Engineer
8 14 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
9 12 (15.58%) .NET Web Developer
9 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (15.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (15.58%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (15.58%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (15.58%) HTML CSS Developer
9 12 (15.58%) HTML Developer
9 12 (15.58%) Web Developer
10 11 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (12.99%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (11.69%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (10.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (80.52%) .NET
2 44 (57.14%) WPF
3 31 (40.26%) WCF
4 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
5 19 (24.68%) HTML
6 18 (23.38%) CSS
7 17 (22.08%) OpenGL
8 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (19.48%) HTML5
9 14 (18.18%) RESTful
9 14 (18.18%) WinForms
10 13 (16.88%) jQuery
11 11 (14.29%) DirectX
12 10 (12.99%) Velocity
13 8 (10.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
15 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
16 4 (5.19%) LAMP
16 4 (5.19%) STL
17 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (23.38%) Algorithms
3 11 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (10.39%) User Experience
5 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.49%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.60%) Social Network
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Android
1 12 (15.58%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (59.74%) Mathematics
3 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 30 (38.96%) MVC
5 26 (33.77%) SDLC
6 25 (32.47%) Scrum
7 23 (29.87%) OO
8 22 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
9 17 (22.08%) Financial Modelling
9 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
9 17 (22.08%) User Stories
10 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
10 16 (20.78%) Web Development
11 15 (19.48%) Analytics
12 14 (18.18%) Risk Analytics
12 14 (18.18%) Risk Management
12 14 (18.18%) Statistics
13 12 (15.58%) Android Development
13 12 (15.58%) iOS Development
14 11 (14.29%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) C#
2 40 (51.95%) SQL
3 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 22 (28.57%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) Java
5 4 (5.19%) PHP
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) F#
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) Fortran
8 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (70.13%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.90%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Twitter
3 12 (15.58%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin