Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 95 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 46 89 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.48% 2.83% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 14.47% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 69 87
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 422 615 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.74% 19.55% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 239 420 599
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.42% - +5.56%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +12 40 £65,000 +44.44% 14
Peterborough +49 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Huntingdon -8 1 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) SQL
3 28 (60.87%) C#
3 28 (60.87%) JIRA
4 24 (52.17%) Degree
4 24 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 19 (41.30%) .NET
6 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
7 17 (36.96%) Multithreading
8 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (34.78%) Windows
8 16 (34.78%) WPF
9 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
9 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (32.61%) C++
9 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
9 15 (32.61%) Selenium
9 15 (32.61%) BDD
9 15 (32.61%) SoapUI
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Testing
9 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
9 15 (32.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
9 15 (32.61%) User Stories
9 15 (32.61%) WorldPay
9 15 (32.61%) Defect Tracking
9 15 (32.61%) Payment Gateway
9 15 (32.61%) Test Planning

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 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.17%) AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.52%) Data Lake
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) JIRA
2 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 15 (32.61%) SoapUI
3 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Subversion
4 4 (8.70%) WiX
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq
General
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) C++ Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.39%) Test Leader
3 8 (17.39%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (15.22%) C++/C# Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.17%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) WPF
3 9 (19.57%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) CSS3
6 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) React
6 1 (2.17%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.22%) Robotics
3 4 (8.70%) Animation
3 4 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.70%) Photography
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
5 17 (36.96%) Multithreading
6 16 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 15 (32.61%) Agile Testing
7 15 (32.61%) BDD
7 15 (32.61%) Defect Tracking
7 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
7 15 (32.61%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (32.61%) Test Planning
7 15 (32.61%) User Stories
8 9 (19.57%) MVVM
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 28 (60.87%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) C++
4 7 (15.22%) C
4 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
5 4 (8.70%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) VC++
6 3 (6.52%) R
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) WorldPay
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) FIS
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Telerik