Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.70% 3.10% 4.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.99% 17.33% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 53
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +6.06% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £24,900 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,750 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £33,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +27.82% -11.33% +6.58%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 282 150 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 24.56% 17.86% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 233 129 271
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £28,350 £25,450 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £48,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio 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 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) MVC
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
6 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
6 14 (45.16%) VB
6 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (41.94%) XML
7 13 (41.94%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) Practice Management
9 11 (35.48%) Law
9 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 11 (35.48%) HTML
9 11 (35.48%) CSS
10 10 (32.26%) jQuery
10 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
12 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (25.81%) CSS3
12 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (22.58%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.23%) Modbus
1 1 (3.23%) RS-232
1 1 (3.23%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (35.48%) Law
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (19.35%) SSRS Developer
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) CSS3
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (16.13%) DOM
8 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 5 (16.13%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) WCF
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.68%) REST
10 3 (9.68%) RESTful
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.45%) OAuth
12 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (38.71%) Practice Management
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) MVVM
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
3 14 (45.16%) VB
4 13 (41.94%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) VBA
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft