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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 44 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 20 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.95% 3.36% 13.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.57% 21.74% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 74
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £44,000
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
74 92 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.11% 15.46% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 81 153
Average salary £35,750 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) C#
5 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
6 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (47.06%) WCF
8 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (35.29%) Scrum
9 6 (35.29%) WinForms
9 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (35.29%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) OOP
10 5 (29.41%) OO
10 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
10 5 (29.41%) HTML
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) LINQ
10 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
11 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
11 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
11 4 (23.53%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) WinForms
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) LINQ
6 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 2 (11.76%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) MVVM
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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