The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 69 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.46% 0.74% 4.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 9.09% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 16
Average salary £31,000 £29,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.20% -32.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £29,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Visual Studio
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 55 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.01% 8.16% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 81 54 69
Average salary £48,500 £30,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,558 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
3 38 (71.70%) SQL
3 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
3 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (66.04%) CSS
5 35 (66.04%) HTML
6 34 (64.15%) MS Excel
6 34 (64.15%) C#
6 34 (64.15%) MVC
7 32 (60.38%) Scrum
7 32 (60.38%) CSS3
8 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
9 25 (47.17%) jQuery
10 22 (41.51%) HTML5
11 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (26.42%) Finance
13 11 (20.75%) People Management
13 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
14 8 (15.09%) SDLC
14 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
15 7 (13.21%) WCF
15 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (13.21%) IIS
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
16 6 (11.32%) Project Management
16 6 (11.32%) Front End Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (64.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) Fireworks
2 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Extranet
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (71.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) .NET Developer
3 22 (41.51%) Senior Developer
4 15 (28.30%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Lead .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) HTML Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (66.04%) CSS
3 35 (66.04%) HTML
4 32 (60.38%) CSS3
5 25 (47.17%) jQuery
6 22 (41.51%) HTML5
7 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.21%) WCF
10 1 (1.89%) Sass
10 1 (1.89%) Web Services
10 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) MVC
3 32 (60.38%) Scrum
4 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
4 11 (20.75%) People Management
5 8 (15.09%) SDLC
6 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) Content Management
7 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.89%) CRM
10 1 (1.89%) ETL
10 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) C#
3 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VBA
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft