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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 45 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.30% 7.72% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.69% 44.12% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 7
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
81 102 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.37% 17.50% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70 99 39
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,589 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) MS Excel
4 26 (53.06%) .NET
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
7 19 (38.78%) CSS
7 19 (38.78%) SQL
7 19 (38.78%) HTML
7 19 (38.78%) WPF
8 17 (34.69%) jQuery
9 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
10 13 (26.53%) XML
11 12 (24.49%) Windows
11 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
11 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
12 11 (22.45%) Finance
12 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (20.41%) LINQ
13 10 (20.41%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (20.41%) Web Development
13 10 (20.41%) SOAP
13 10 (20.41%) Web Services
13 10 (20.41%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (20.41%) SAP
14 8 (16.33%) TDD
14 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
15 7 (14.29%) QA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (55.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) MorphX
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Law
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Junior
9 2 (4.08%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Systems Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) CSS
3 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) WPF
4 17 (34.69%) jQuery
5 13 (26.53%) XML
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (20.41%) LINQ
7 10 (20.41%) LINQ to SQL
7 10 (20.41%) SOAP
7 10 (20.41%) Web Services
8 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.24%) WCF
10 3 (6.12%) Symfony
11 2 (4.08%) WinForms
12 1 (2.04%) Ajax
12 1 (2.04%) JSON
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.24%) GIS
3 4 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.12%) Social Network
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Phone
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Web Development
3 8 (16.33%) TDD
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) MVC
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.12%) Line Management
8 3 (6.12%) Android Development
8 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Content Management
8 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.12%) SEO
8 3 (6.12%) OOD
8 3 (6.12%) SOA
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
4 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) X++
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.12%) Google
3 3 (6.12%) Facebook
3 3 (6.12%) Twitter
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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