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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.13% 4.30% 8.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.75% 24.79% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 36
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
101 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.66% 17.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 105 88
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 25 (73.53%) SQL
4 24 (70.59%) C#
5 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
6 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (50.00%) CSS
7 17 (50.00%) HTML
8 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
9 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
9 15 (44.12%) Scrum
10 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
11 13 (38.24%) MVC
12 12 (35.29%) OO
12 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (32.35%) jQuery
13 11 (32.35%) OOP
14 10 (29.41%) Windows
14 10 (29.41%) WCF
14 10 (29.41%) SDLC
15 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (26.47%) WinForms
16 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
17 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
18 5 (14.71%) XML
18 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
18 5 (14.71%) Mentoring

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) MSBuild
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) .NET Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 17 (50.00%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (32.35%) jQuery
6 10 (29.41%) WCF
7 9 (26.47%) WinForms
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.71%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
10 4 (11.76%) LINQ
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (8.82%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) WPF
12 2 (5.88%) JSON
12 2 (5.88%) CSS3
13 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
13 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
4 12 (35.29%) OO
5 11 (32.35%) OOP
6 10 (29.41%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.71%) People Management
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) UML
9 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.82%) MVVM
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 24 (70.59%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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