Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 117 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 89 100 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.87% 2.38% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.76% 12.72% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 72 90 60
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +15.28% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,875 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 603 786 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.41% 18.70% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 424 609 474
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +30 70 £45,000 - 13
Peterborough -33 7 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Huntingdon +8 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 72 (80.90%) C#
2 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (67.42%) .NET
4 53 (59.55%) SQL
5 43 (48.31%) JavaScript
5 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
6 41 (46.07%) JIRA
7 40 (44.94%) Software Engineering
7 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
8 35 (39.33%) Test Automation
9 32 (35.96%) Windows
10 29 (32.58%) WPF
11 26 (29.21%) Mathematics
12 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
13 22 (24.72%) WCF
13 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (24.72%) Algorithms
13 22 (24.72%) C++
13 22 (24.72%) Scrum
14 21 (23.60%) OO
14 21 (23.60%) GitHub
15 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
15 20 (22.47%) Mentoring
15 20 (22.47%) Python
15 20 (22.47%) Refactoring
16 19 (21.35%) Java
17 18 (20.22%) HTML
17 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
17 18 (20.22%) CSS
17 18 (20.22%) AngularJS

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 7 (7.87%) CMS
1 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (23.60%) GitHub
3 8 (8.99%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) Power BI
3 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) SSDT
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (46.07%) JIRA
2 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (15.73%) NUnit
5 12 (13.48%) ReSharper
6 10 (11.24%) TeamCity
7 9 (10.11%) Selenium
8 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 6 (6.74%) NCrunch
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.12%) Android Studio
11 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.74%) Automotive
3 3 (3.37%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.97%) Software Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Software Engineer
5 17 (19.10%) C# Software Developer
6 16 (17.98%) .NET Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) Test Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) C++ Developer
9 8 (8.99%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (8.99%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) QA Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Python Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Software QA Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) .NET
2 29 (32.58%) WPF
3 22 (24.72%) WCF
4 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
4 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.22%) CSS
4 18 (20.22%) HTML
5 17 (19.10%) WinForms
6 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.61%) Velocity
8 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.99%) Angular 2
10 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.37%) jQuery
11 3 (3.37%) MFC
11 3 (3.37%) Web Services
12 1 (1.12%) Cocoa
12 1 (1.12%) COM
12 1 (1.12%) GTK+
12 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Algorithms
2 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (15.73%) Animation
3 14 (15.73%) Photography
4 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.74%) Life Science
5 6 (6.74%) User Experience
6 4 (4.49%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.94%) Software Engineering
3 35 (39.33%) Test Automation
4 26 (29.21%) Mathematics
5 24 (26.97%) Unit Testing
6 22 (24.72%) Scrum
7 21 (23.60%) OO
8 20 (22.47%) Mentoring
8 20 (22.47%) Refactoring
9 17 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (16.85%) Analytics
10 15 (16.85%) MVC
10 15 (16.85%) SDLC
11 14 (15.73%) Financial Modelling
11 14 (15.73%) Risk Analytics
11 14 (15.73%) Risk Management
11 14 (15.73%) Statistics
12 13 (14.61%) Acceptance Criteria
12 13 (14.61%) Technical Debt
12 13 (14.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) C#
2 53 (59.55%) SQL
3 43 (48.31%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.72%) C++
5 20 (22.47%) Python
6 19 (21.35%) Java
7 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
8 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
9 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
10 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
10 7 (7.87%) PHP
11 6 (6.74%) Ruby
11 6 (6.74%) TypeScript
12 5 (5.62%) VB
13 3 (3.37%) X++
14 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.99%) ISEB
2 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.12%) Intel
2 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.12%) Xamarin