Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 55 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.85% 4.23% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.79% 19.12% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 58
Cardiff median annual salary £43,250 £33,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.06% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,275 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,750 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +26.52% +1.54% +8.33%

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 172 272 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.25% 22.11% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 134 257 259
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £55,875 £51,750 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.14% +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
3 17 (77.27%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) .NET
4 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Kanban
5 10 (45.45%) SDLC
6 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
8 7 (31.82%) Release Management
8 7 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (31.82%) Sitecore
8 7 (31.82%) DevOps
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) CMS
9 6 (27.27%) Code Coverage
9 6 (27.27%) HND
9 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
9 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
9 6 (27.27%) jQuery
9 6 (27.27%) QA

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 (31.82%) CMS
1 7 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
3 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 4 (18.18%) JMeter
3 4 (18.18%) NetBeans
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 11 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Systems Developer
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (27.27%) React
2 6 (27.27%) RequireJS
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) STL
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) Kanban
3 10 (45.45%) SDLC
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) DevOps
6 7 (31.82%) Release Management
7 6 (27.27%) Code Coverage
7 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
8 5 (22.73%) System Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
9 4 (18.18%) DSDM
9 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
9 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle