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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.00% 4.44% 6.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.81% 27.03% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 33
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
133 111 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.12% 16.44% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 109 97 82
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
3 35 (74.47%) C#
4 33 (70.21%) SQL
4 33 (70.21%) ASP.NET
5 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (57.45%) HTML
7 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
7 26 (55.32%) CSS
8 23 (48.94%) MS Excel
9 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
10 20 (42.55%) Scrum
10 20 (42.55%) MVC
11 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (38.30%) jQuery
13 15 (31.91%) VB.NET
14 13 (27.66%) OO
14 13 (27.66%) WCF
15 12 (25.53%) SDLC
16 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (23.40%) Windows
16 11 (23.40%) OOP
17 9 (19.15%) WinForms
17 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
17 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
18 8 (17.02%) People Management
18 8 (17.02%) XML
18 8 (17.02%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (4.26%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (2.13%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) MSBuild
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 27 (57.45%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Lead Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) HTML
4 26 (55.32%) CSS
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (38.30%) jQuery
7 13 (27.66%) WCF
8 9 (19.15%) WinForms
8 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
9 8 (17.02%) XML
10 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
11 5 (10.64%) HTML5
11 5 (10.64%) CSS3
11 5 (10.64%) Web Services
12 4 (8.51%) WPF
12 4 (8.51%) LINQ
13 3 (6.38%) JSON
13 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (6.38%) REST
14 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) MVC
2 20 (42.55%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) OO
4 12 (25.53%) SDLC
5 11 (23.40%) OOP
6 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.02%) People Management
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.38%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) MVVM
11 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
11 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.26%) CRM
11 2 (4.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.91%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
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