Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 107 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 113 78 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.68% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.58% 14.55% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 97 62 78
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.10% -12.92% +27.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +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 832 536 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.75% 15.34% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 694 455 570
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +4.24% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,194 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.83% +8.69% -

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -10 72 £45,000 +30.43% 8
Peterborough -12 18 £36,250 -9.38% 3
Ely - 17 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 84 (74.34%) C#
2 81 (71.68%) .NET
3 54 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (44.25%) Degree
5 48 (42.48%) Software Engineering
5 48 (42.48%) Computer Science
6 44 (38.94%) SQL
7 43 (38.05%) SQL Server
7 43 (38.05%) Mathematics
8 42 (37.17%) Finance
9 38 (33.63%) MVC
10 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET
11 36 (31.86%) OO
12 35 (30.97%) JavaScript
13 32 (28.32%) C++
14 30 (26.55%) WPF
15 29 (25.66%) SDLC
16 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
17 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
18 25 (22.12%) jQuery
19 24 (21.24%) Scrum
20 23 (20.35%) Marketing
21 22 (19.47%) Digital Marketing
22 20 (17.70%) NUnit
23 19 (16.81%) OpenGL
23 19 (16.81%) OOP
23 19 (16.81%) WCF
23 19 (16.81%) Acceptance Criteria

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 6 (5.31%) Kentico
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) MySQL
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) DB2
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.70%) NUnit
4 13 (11.50%) ClearCase
5 10 (8.85%) Xcode
6 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.54%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.77%) JIRA
9 2 (1.77%) WebSharper
10 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.88%) Selenium
10 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.88%) Subversion
10 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 23 (20.35%) Marketing
3 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (14.16%) Electronics
4 16 (14.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (67.26%) Developer
2 49 (43.36%) C# Developer
3 34 (30.09%) .NET Developer
4 33 (29.20%) Software Engineer
5 28 (24.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (19.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (19.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (19.47%) Senior Developer
7 18 (15.93%) Software Developer
8 14 (12.39%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 13 (11.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (11.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (10.62%) .NET Software Engineer
10 12 (10.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (10.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 12 (10.62%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (9.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 10 (8.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (71.68%) .NET
2 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET
3 30 (26.55%) WPF
4 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (22.12%) jQuery
6 19 (16.81%) OpenGL
6 19 (16.81%) WCF
7 18 (15.93%) CSS
8 16 (14.16%) HTML
9 13 (11.50%) HTML5
10 11 (9.73%) DirectX
11 8 (7.08%) WinForms
12 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.19%) STL
12 7 (6.19%) Velocity
13 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (5.31%) CSS3
13 6 (5.31%) LAMP
13 6 (5.31%) RESTful
14 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (42.48%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.93%) Algorithms
3 11 (9.73%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.42%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.77%) Acoustics
6 2 (1.77%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Social Network
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Android
2 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (42.48%) Software Engineering
3 43 (38.05%) Mathematics
4 38 (33.63%) MVC
5 36 (31.86%) OO
6 29 (25.66%) SDLC
7 24 (21.24%) Scrum
8 22 (19.47%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (16.81%) Acceptance Criteria
9 19 (16.81%) OOP
10 18 (15.93%) Test Automation
10 18 (15.93%) User Stories
11 16 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
11 16 (14.16%) Programme Management
12 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
13 14 (12.39%) Financial Modelling
13 14 (12.39%) Software Delivery
14 13 (11.50%) Unit Testing
14 13 (11.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (74.34%) C#
2 44 (38.94%) SQL
3 35 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.32%) C++
5 12 (10.62%) C
6 7 (6.19%) Fortran
6 7 (6.19%) Java
6 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.31%) PHP
8 5 (4.42%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.54%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.65%) Python
10 3 (2.65%) VB
10 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.77%) F#
12 1 (0.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.19%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) SAP
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) Twitter
4 5 (4.42%) Perforce
5 4 (3.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) NEC