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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.45% 5.23% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.00% 19.69% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 6
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,900 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,700 £40,000
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
50 127 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.08% 26.57% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 115 41
Average salary £33,140 £41,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.17% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,223 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £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 22 December 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 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) XML
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) CSS
6 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 13 (43.33%) SOAP
7 13 (43.33%) Web Services
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (40.00%) Web Development
9 11 (36.67%) Finance
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
10 10 (33.33%) LINQ
10 10 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
10 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (33.33%) SAP
11 8 (26.67%) Degree
12 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
12 7 (23.33%) C++
12 7 (23.33%) Python
13 6 (20.00%) GIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) MorphX
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Database Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) HTML
5 13 (43.33%) SOAP
5 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) LINQ
7 10 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) WCF
8 6 (20.00%) WPF
9 4 (13.33%) WinForms
10 3 (10.00%) XSLT
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (3.33%) CSS3
11 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) GIS
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Web Development
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Web Design
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) People Management
8 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 14 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 7 (23.33%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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