The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 70 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 73 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.10% 3.37% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.61% 19.47% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 55
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £29,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 346 375 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.85% 17.31% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 287 301 311
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 46 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Peterborough -13 5 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Ely - 1 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 80 (85.11%) C#
2 51 (54.26%) .NET
3 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
5 42 (44.68%) ASP.NET
6 40 (42.55%) Software Engineering
7 39 (41.49%) Degree
8 36 (38.30%) SQL
9 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (37.23%) MVC
10 34 (36.17%) HTML
10 34 (36.17%) CSS
10 34 (36.17%) Mathematics
11 33 (35.11%) Computer Science
11 33 (35.11%) Java
12 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
13 28 (29.79%) TDD
14 27 (28.72%) C++
15 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (24.47%) XML
17 20 (21.28%) ReSharper
17 20 (21.28%) jQuery
18 19 (20.21%) WCF
18 19 (20.21%) Open Source
19 18 (19.15%) Algorithms
19 18 (19.15%) Aerospace
19 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
19 18 (19.15%) CAD
19 18 (19.15%) PhD
20 17 (18.09%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.13%) nopCommerce
3 1 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) NFC
1 4 (4.26%) SMPP
1 4 (4.26%) SMS
2 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) ReSharper
2 17 (18.09%) TeamCity
3 16 (17.02%) NCrunch
4 15 (15.96%) NUnit
5 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
6 11 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (6.38%) Selenium
9 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
9 4 (4.26%) MSTest
10 3 (3.19%) AppVeyor
10 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.13%) Android Studio
11 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.06%) JIRA
12 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (19.15%) Aerospace
2 14 (14.89%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Electronics
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) Software Engineer
3 22 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.77%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Applications Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Java Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) C# Application Developer
8 7 (7.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.45%) C++ Developer
8 7 (7.45%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (7.45%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Developer in Test
8 7 (7.45%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Junior
8 7 (7.45%) Junior Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.26%) .NET
2 42 (44.68%) ASP.NET
3 34 (36.17%) CSS
3 34 (36.17%) HTML
4 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (24.47%) XML
6 20 (21.28%) jQuery
7 19 (20.21%) WCF
8 17 (18.09%) HTML5
9 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
9 13 (13.83%) WPF
10 12 (12.77%) LINQ
11 11 (11.70%) CSS3
11 11 (11.70%) WinForms
12 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (10.64%) Web Services
13 9 (9.57%) J2EE
13 9 (9.57%) OpenGL
14 7 (7.45%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (6.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.15%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.57%) Life Science
3 9 (9.57%) User Experience
4 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (3.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.23%) MVC
3 34 (36.17%) Mathematics
4 28 (29.79%) TDD
5 19 (20.21%) Open Source
6 18 (19.15%) CAD
7 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.89%) OO
9 11 (11.70%) Web Development
9 11 (11.70%) Workflow
10 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.57%) BDD
10 9 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (9.57%) Physics
10 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Line Management
11 7 (7.45%) Smoke Testing
11 7 (7.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 80 (85.11%) C#
2 36 (38.30%) SQL
3 33 (35.11%) Java
4 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
5 27 (28.72%) C++
6 12 (12.77%) C
7 11 (11.70%) PHP
8 10 (10.64%) Python
9 9 (9.57%) Ruby
10 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
11 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.13%) Apple Swift
13 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) Degree
2 18 (19.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) RedGate
3 4 (4.26%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.19%) Facebook
4 3 (3.19%) Twitter
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ely
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago