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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 72 96
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 35 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.60% 2.97% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.72% 15.91% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 15
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 285 220 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.79% 18.64% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 249 181 221
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £34,569
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 57 (85.07%) C#
2 42 (62.69%) Software Engineering
3 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (56.72%) Mathematics
5 37 (55.22%) Degree
6 36 (53.73%) Computer Science
7 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (47.76%) Java
8 31 (46.27%) C++
9 30 (44.78%) SQL
10 29 (43.28%) Test Automation
11 25 (37.31%) .NET
12 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
13 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
13 19 (28.36%) TDD
13 19 (28.36%) Algorithms
14 17 (25.37%) Numerate Degree
14 17 (25.37%) Open Source
14 17 (25.37%) TeamCity
14 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (25.37%) PhD
14 17 (25.37%) Aerospace
14 17 (25.37%) CAD
15 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
15 16 (23.88%) ReSharper
15 16 (23.88%) NUnit
15 16 (23.88%) RedGate
15 16 (23.88%) GitHub
15 16 (23.88%) NCrunch
16 15 (22.39%) Workflow

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 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) GitHub
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) TeamCity
2 16 (23.88%) NCrunch
2 16 (23.88%) NUnit
2 16 (23.88%) ReSharper
3 11 (16.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.49%) AppVeyor
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (25.37%) Aerospace
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Software Engineer
3 19 (28.36%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Developer in Test
5 9 (13.43%) C++ Developer
5 9 (13.43%) C++/C# Developer
5 9 (13.43%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) CAD Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.90%) XML
4 13 (19.40%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) HTML
5 11 (16.42%) OpenGL
6 10 (14.93%) HTML5
7 8 (11.94%) jQuery
7 8 (11.94%) WPF
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.96%) J2EE
8 6 (8.96%) WinForms
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.46%) CSS3
9 5 (7.46%) RESTful
9 5 (7.46%) WCF
9 5 (7.46%) Web Services
10 3 (4.48%) Ajax
10 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.48%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) Computer Science
2 19 (28.36%) Algorithms
3 11 (16.42%) Life Science
4 9 (13.43%) User Experience
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Android
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Software Engineering
2 38 (56.72%) Mathematics
3 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (43.28%) Test Automation
5 19 (28.36%) TDD
6 17 (25.37%) CAD
6 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (25.37%) Open Source
7 15 (22.39%) Workflow
8 13 (19.40%) Financial Modelling
8 13 (19.40%) User Stories
9 12 (17.91%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (17.91%) OO
9 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Regression Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Unit Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Code Coverage
10 11 (16.42%) MVC
10 11 (16.42%) Validation
10 11 (16.42%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) Java
3 31 (46.27%) C++
4 30 (44.78%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.91%) C
7 10 (14.93%) Python
8 9 (13.43%) Ruby
9 5 (7.46%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) Degree
2 17 (25.37%) Numerate Degree
2 17 (25.37%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) RedGate
3 5 (7.46%) Facebook
3 5 (7.46%) Twitter
4 3 (4.48%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.49%) NEC
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