Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 92 84
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 68 71 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.20% 2.79% 3.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.45% 13.52% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 68 43 77
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £55,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +2.56%

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 651 525 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 21.02% 20.62% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 369 452 461
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% +4.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -5.56%

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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (79.41%) .NET
3 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (61.76%) Software Engineering
4 42 (61.76%) JavaScript
4 42 (61.76%) SQL Server
4 42 (61.76%) SQL
5 31 (45.59%) Degree
6 29 (42.65%) GitHub
7 28 (41.18%) Windows
8 27 (39.71%) HTML
9 26 (38.24%) MVC
10 25 (36.76%) CSS
10 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
10 25 (36.76%) Refactoring
11 24 (35.29%) WPF
11 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
12 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
13 22 (32.35%) Mathematics
14 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
14 21 (30.88%) C++
15 20 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (29.41%) SDLC
15 20 (29.41%) Scrum
15 20 (29.41%) WCF
15 20 (29.41%) ReSharper
16 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (27.94%) OO
17 18 (26.47%) JIRA
18 17 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.65%) GitHub
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.41%) ReSharper
3 18 (26.47%) JIRA
4 16 (23.53%) NUnit
4 16 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.35%) NCrunch
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Aerospace
2 13 (19.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (82.35%) Developer
2 36 (52.94%) C# Developer
2 36 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 27 (39.71%) Software Engineer
4 25 (36.76%) .NET Developer
5 24 (35.29%) C# Software Developer
6 21 (30.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 20 (29.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 19 (27.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
10 10 (14.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (11.76%) HTML Developer
11 8 (11.76%) Lead Developer
11 8 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (11.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (79.41%) .NET
2 27 (39.71%) HTML
3 25 (36.76%) CSS
4 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 24 (35.29%) WPF
5 20 (29.41%) WCF
6 16 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 14 (20.59%) WinForms
8 13 (19.12%) Angular 2
8 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 10 (14.71%) Velocity
11 9 (13.24%) jQuery
12 8 (11.76%) HTML5
12 8 (11.76%) RESTful
13 7 (10.29%) OpenGL
14 6 (8.82%) DirectX
14 6 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 2 (2.94%) SOAP
15 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.59%) Algorithms
3 11 (16.18%) User Experience
4 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.82%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Android
2 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (61.76%) Software Engineering
3 26 (38.24%) MVC
4 25 (36.76%) Refactoring
5 22 (32.35%) Mathematics
6 20 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (29.41%) Scrum
6 20 (29.41%) SDLC
7 19 (27.94%) OO
8 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 16 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
9 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 15 (22.06%) Kanban
11 14 (20.59%) Financial Modelling
11 14 (20.59%) Statistics
11 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
12 13 (19.12%) Analytics
12 13 (19.12%) Risk Analytics
12 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
13 11 (16.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (95.59%) C#
2 42 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 42 (61.76%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) C++
4 17 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (19.12%) Java
5 13 (19.12%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) VB
7 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.94%) KVM
1 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Facebook
2 8 (11.76%) Twitter
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin