Period
to 18 February 2018

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 98 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 101 81 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.36% 2.47% 3.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.63% 14.86% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 89 57 112
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%

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 800 545 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.69% 16.62% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 603 468 610
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -19 77 £47,500 +29.25% 14
Peterborough +5 18 £32,000 +29.29% 6
Huntingdon - 3 £38,000 -
St Neots - 1 £50,000 - 2
Ely - 1 £50,000 - 3
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 84 (83.17%) C#
2 80 (79.21%) .NET
3 59 (58.42%) Degree
4 54 (53.47%) SQL
5 53 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (49.50%) Computer Science
7 49 (48.51%) Mathematics
8 47 (46.53%) WPF
9 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
10 35 (34.65%) MVC
10 35 (34.65%) Software Engineering
11 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
12 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
13 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
13 31 (30.69%) WCF
14 29 (28.71%) Finance
15 26 (25.74%) Scrum
15 26 (25.74%) SDLC
16 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
16 25 (24.75%) C++
16 25 (24.75%) OO
17 24 (23.76%) Algorithms
18 23 (22.77%) HTML
18 23 (22.77%) NUnit
19 22 (21.78%) CSS
19 22 (21.78%) Acceptance Criteria
19 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (21.78%) jQuery
20 19 (18.81%) HTML5
20 19 (18.81%) Web Development

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 5 (4.95%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) MySQL
3 4 (3.96%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
2 23 (22.77%) NUnit
3 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.94%) Xcode
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.98%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.98%) WebSharper
8 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (81.19%) Developer
2 46 (45.54%) C# Developer
3 38 (37.62%) .NET Developer
4 25 (24.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (22.77%) Software Developer
6 22 (21.78%) Senior Developer
7 17 (16.83%) Software Engineer
8 14 (13.86%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (12.87%) Web Developer
10 12 (11.88%) .NET Web Developer
10 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (11.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (11.88%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (11.88%) C# Software Engineer
10 12 (11.88%) C# Web Developer
10 12 (11.88%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (11.88%) HTML Developer
11 11 (10.89%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (8.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (7.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (79.21%) .NET
2 47 (46.53%) WPF
3 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
4 31 (30.69%) WCF
5 23 (22.77%) HTML
6 22 (21.78%) CSS
6 22 (21.78%) jQuery
7 19 (18.81%) HTML5
8 17 (16.83%) OpenGL
9 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (13.86%) RESTful
10 14 (13.86%) WinForms
11 11 (10.89%) DirectX
12 10 (9.90%) Velocity
13 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
15 5 (4.95%) CSS3
16 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (3.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (49.50%) Computer Science
2 24 (23.76%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.89%) 3D Graphics
5 8 (7.92%) User Experience
6 5 (4.95%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.98%) Social Network
8 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Android
2 12 (11.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (48.51%) Mathematics
3 35 (34.65%) MVC
3 35 (34.65%) Software Engineering
4 26 (25.74%) Scrum
4 26 (25.74%) SDLC
5 25 (24.75%) OO
6 22 (21.78%) Acceptance Criteria
7 19 (18.81%) Web Development
8 17 (16.83%) Financial Modelling
8 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
8 17 (16.83%) User Stories
9 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.85%) Analytics
11 14 (13.86%) Risk Analytics
11 14 (13.86%) Risk Management
11 14 (13.86%) Statistics
12 12 (11.88%) Android Development
12 12 (11.88%) iOS Development
13 11 (10.89%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (83.17%) C#
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
3 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.75%) C++
5 10 (9.90%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.96%) Java
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.97%) VB
8 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.98%) F#
8 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.99%) Fortran
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (58.42%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Twitter
3 12 (11.88%) Facebook
4 2 (1.98%) Perforce
4 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Intel
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Xamarin