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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.95% 3.93% 6.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 29.21% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 37
Average salary £31,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
168 89 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.79% 13.46% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 146 79 94
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 2 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 47 (85.45%) .NET
2 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (76.36%) ASP.NET
4 41 (74.55%) C#
4 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (69.09%) SQL
6 36 (65.45%) HTML
7 34 (61.82%) CSS
7 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
8 31 (56.36%) MS Excel
9 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
9 29 (52.73%) Scrum
10 28 (50.91%) MVC
11 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (43.64%) jQuery
13 12 (21.82%) WCF
13 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
13 12 (21.82%) OO
13 12 (21.82%) CSS3
13 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
13 12 (21.82%) People Management
13 12 (21.82%) SDLC
14 11 (20.00%) OOP
14 11 (20.00%) Windows
15 10 (18.18%) Finance
16 9 (16.36%) HTML5
17 8 (14.55%) WinForms
17 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 31 (56.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) MSBuild
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.64%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 33 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) Lead Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Lead .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) ASP.NET
3 36 (65.45%) HTML
4 34 (61.82%) CSS
5 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (43.64%) jQuery
7 12 (21.82%) CSS3
7 12 (21.82%) WCF
8 9 (16.36%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) WinForms
10 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.91%) XML
12 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
13 4 (7.27%) WPF
13 4 (7.27%) Web Services
14 3 (5.45%) LINQ
14 3 (5.45%) REST
15 2 (3.64%) JSON
15 2 (3.64%) SOAP
15 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Scrum
3 28 (50.91%) MVC
4 12 (21.82%) OO
4 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
4 12 (21.82%) People Management
4 12 (21.82%) SDLC
5 11 (20.00%) OOP
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) TDD
8 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) CRM
8 3 (5.45%) MVVM
9 2 (3.64%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.64%) SEO
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) C#
2 38 (69.09%) SQL
3 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 Excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago