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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 12 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.36% 3.10% 7.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.06% 23.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 37
Average salary £30,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £45,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
64 51 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.70% 13.18% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 95
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 8 (38.10%) SOAP
9 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (33.33%) Web Development
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (28.57%) WCF
10 6 (28.57%) LINQ
10 6 (28.57%) MVC
11 5 (23.81%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) SAP
11 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) MorphX
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Database Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) SOAP
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) LINQ
9 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 5 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) WinForms
11 3 (14.29%) XSLT
11 3 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (9.52%) CSS3
12 2 (9.52%) HTML5
12 2 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Web Development
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) ERP
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) X++
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) VCP4
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago