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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.98% 6.41% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.55% 37.37% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 10
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
88 99 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.46% 17.16% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 92 29
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 40 (71.43%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) MS Excel
4 29 (51.79%) .NET
5 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
5 23 (41.07%) WPF
6 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 18 (32.14%) SQL
8 17 (30.36%) CSS
8 17 (30.36%) HTML
9 15 (26.79%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.00%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
11 12 (21.43%) Scrum
12 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
12 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.86%) QA
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (17.86%) Web Services
13 10 (17.86%) XML
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) Web Development
14 9 (16.07%) TDD
14 9 (16.07%) SOAP
14 9 (16.07%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (16.07%) SAP
14 9 (16.07%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (16.07%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (53.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.07%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Law
2 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Software Developer
5 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Software Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Technical Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Quality Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Junior Software Developer
10 1 (1.79%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) .NET
2 23 (41.07%) WPF
3 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.36%) CSS
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 15 (26.79%) jQuery
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
6 10 (17.86%) XML
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (16.07%) LINQ
7 9 (16.07%) SOAP
7 9 (16.07%) LINQ to SQL
8 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (5.36%) Symfony
9 3 (5.36%) WinForms
10 1 (1.79%) XSLT
10 1 (1.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) GIS
3 4 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Scrum
2 10 (17.86%) Web Development
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.36%) SEO
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) OOD
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
8 3 (5.36%) Content Management
8 3 (5.36%) Android Development
8 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Facebook
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
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