Period
to 17 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 36 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.25% 5.87% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.68% 28.77% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 32
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £34,000 £22,475 £23,600
90th Percentile £51,000 £47,500 £44,525
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% +11.54%

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 218 212 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.15% 20.40% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 179 180 236
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £23,450 £25,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £49,875
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (93.75%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) .NET
5 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
8 12 (37.50%) VB
8 12 (37.50%) Java
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (34.38%) Practice Management
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 10 (31.25%) XML
10 10 (31.25%) Law
10 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
11 9 (28.13%) Scrum
11 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 9 (28.13%) HTML
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (25.00%) jQuery
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (21.88%) VBA

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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.13%) Modbus
1 1 (3.13%) RS-232
1 1 (3.13%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) MbUnit
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Law
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Electronics
4 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (15.63%) SSRS Developer
6 5 (15.63%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Developer in Test
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 2 (6.25%) DOM
10 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) MVC
2 15 (46.88%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (34.38%) Practice Management
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) ATDD
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Test-First Development
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) OOD
8 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.38%) SDET
8 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) VB
5 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) VBA
8 2 (6.25%) C
9 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore