The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.81% 7.20% 3.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.50% 40.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 14
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
120 95 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.49% 17.99% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 106 80 41
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
South Wales

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (71.70%) C#
3 26 (49.06%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
5 21 (39.62%) WPF
6 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
8 16 (30.19%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) HTML
9 14 (26.42%) Windows
9 14 (26.42%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) Scrum
11 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (18.87%) QA
13 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
14 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
14 8 (15.09%) WCF
14 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
15 7 (13.21%) Web Development
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (13.21%) Web Services
15 7 (13.21%) XML
15 7 (13.21%) Finance
16 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.32%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Test Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) Software Developer
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
10 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
10 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (3.77%) Software Manager
12 1 (1.89%) Technical Developer
12 1 (1.89%) Junior
12 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
12 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.89%) Junior Developer
12 1 (1.89%) Technical Team Leader
12 1 (1.89%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) WPF
3 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.19%) CSS
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 8 (15.09%) WCF
6 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (13.21%) Web Services
7 7 (13.21%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 6 (11.32%) LINQ
8 6 (11.32%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (9.43%) Symfony
10 3 (5.66%) WinForms
11 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.43%) Social Network
2 4 (7.55%) GIS
2 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone
2 3 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Scrum
2 9 (16.98%) TDD
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.21%) Web Development
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Content Management
6 5 (9.43%) SEO
7 4 (7.55%) MVC
7 4 (7.55%) Web Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.66%) Android Development
8 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) OOD
8 3 (5.66%) SOA
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
5 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Facebook
3 5 (9.43%) Twitter
3 5 (9.43%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
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