Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.12% 4.14% 4.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.72% 19.18% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 73
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.61% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,375 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +12.31% +5.69%

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 159 292 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.83% 21.57% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131 271 271
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £47,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 21 (84.00%) .NET
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 13 (52.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
6 8 (32.00%) SDLC
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) CMS
8 6 (24.00%) Kanban
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (20.00%) Release Management
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 4 (16.00%) HND
10 4 (16.00%) Code Coverage
10 4 (16.00%) HTML
10 4 (16.00%) CSS

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 (28.00%) CMS
1 7 (28.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (16.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) JMeter
4 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Systems Developer
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Tester
9 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (16.00%) React
4 4 (16.00%) RequireJS
5 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) Code Coverage
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) System Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Informatics
9 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle