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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.39% 4.39% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.46% 21.48% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 11
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
149 135 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.54% 20.42% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 141 113 45
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,140
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,558
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (72.58%) C#
4 44 (70.97%) SQL Server
5 36 (58.06%) MVC
5 36 (58.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
7 33 (53.23%) SQL
8 30 (48.39%) HTML
9 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
9 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
10 26 (41.94%) CSS
11 25 (40.32%) .NET Framework
12 24 (38.71%) Scrum
13 23 (37.10%) VB.NET
14 22 (35.48%) XML
14 22 (35.48%) WCF
14 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (33.87%) T-SQL
16 20 (32.26%) TDD
16 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
18 17 (27.42%) OO
19 16 (25.81%) Windows
19 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 15 (24.19%) WinForms
20 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
21 14 (22.58%) XSLT
22 13 (20.97%) Oracle
22 13 (20.97%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.84%) OLAP
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) SSDT
6 2 (3.23%) DTS
6 2 (3.23%) GIS
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.23%) QlikView
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (58.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.13%) Selenium
3 9 (14.52%) Subversion
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.23%) MorphX
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.23%) PVCS
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (17.74%) Advertising
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 31 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Junior
5 10 (16.13%) Junior Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
9 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (80.65%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 30 (48.39%) HTML
4 26 (41.94%) CSS
5 25 (40.32%) .NET Framework
6 22 (35.48%) WCF
6 22 (35.48%) XML
7 20 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (24.19%) WinForms
10 14 (22.58%) XSLT
11 13 (20.97%) jQuery
12 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
13 8 (12.90%) HTML5
13 8 (12.90%) Web Services
14 6 (9.68%) JSON
15 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
15 5 (8.06%) CSS3
15 5 (8.06%) RESTful
16 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (17.74%) Informatics
2 11 (17.74%) NHS
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) Scrum
4 20 (32.26%) TDD
5 17 (27.42%) OO
6 12 (19.35%) Coaching
7 8 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 8 (12.90%) SDLC
8 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.06%) Black-Box Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.45%) CRM
11 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
11 4 (6.45%) Prototyping
11 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Web Development
11 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 33 (53.23%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.10%) VB.NET
5 21 (33.87%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.06%) Java
7 4 (6.45%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) VB
8 2 (3.23%) X++
9 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) Serena
5 1 (1.61%) Xamarin