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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 66 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.61% 4.95% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.84% 21.05% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 6
Average salary £29,750 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £32,600 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £33,425 £44,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
51 95 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.82% 23.51% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 85 43
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,855 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) XML
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) VB.NET
5 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
5 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (54.55%) SOAP
6 12 (54.55%) Web Services
7 11 (50.00%) C#
7 11 (50.00%) Web Development
8 10 (45.45%) jQuery
9 9 (40.91%) LINQ
9 9 (40.91%) LINQ to SQL
9 9 (40.91%) Finance
9 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (40.91%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (40.91%) SAP
9 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) Scrum
10 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
10 6 (27.27%) WCF
10 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.55%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (40.91%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) MorphX
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Database Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (54.55%) SOAP
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
6 10 (45.45%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) LINQ
7 9 (40.91%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) XSLT
9 4 (18.18%) WinForms
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (18.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (9.09%) WPF
11 1 (4.55%) CSS3
11 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Web Development
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) VB.NET
4 11 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) X++
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago