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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 29 68 57
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.12% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.85% 6.87% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £45,450 £34,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 134 131 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.84% 18.71% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 115 103 61
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +33.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,256
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 57 (89.06%) .NET
2 53 (82.81%) C#
3 45 (70.31%) SQL Server
4 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (56.25%) MVC
6 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
7 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 31 (48.44%) SQL
8 31 (48.44%) HTML
9 26 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (37.50%) CSS
11 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
11 23 (35.94%) Scrum
11 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (34.38%) TDD
13 20 (31.25%) WCF
13 20 (31.25%) Windows
14 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
15 18 (28.13%) Finance
16 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
17 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
18 15 (23.44%) VB.NET
19 14 (21.88%) HTML5
19 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
20 13 (20.31%) CSS3
20 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 12 (18.75%) BDD
21 12 (18.75%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Sage 200
1 6 (9.38%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (70.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.19%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.13%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.94%) Subversion
3 6 (9.38%) Selenium
4 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.13%) Grunt
5 2 (3.13%) MbUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.13%) MSTest
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.56%) gulp
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Developer
2 36 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Junior
4 8 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (89.06%) .NET
2 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (48.44%) HTML
4 24 (37.50%) CSS
5 23 (35.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (31.25%) WCF
7 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
8 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 14 (21.88%) HTML5
9 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (20.31%) CSS3
10 11 (17.19%) jQuery
11 10 (15.63%) XML
12 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (14.06%) XSLT
13 8 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (10.94%) RESTful
14 7 (10.94%) Web Services
14 7 (10.94%) WinForms
15 6 (9.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) NHS
3 5 (7.81%) User Experience
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) Fintech
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) MVC
3 23 (35.94%) Scrum
4 22 (34.38%) TDD
5 19 (29.69%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.75%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (18.75%) Web Development
7 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.63%) OO
8 8 (12.50%) Coaching
8 8 (12.50%) DevOps
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
8 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.94%) Informatics
10 6 (9.38%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) C#
2 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 31 (48.44%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 15 (23.44%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.94%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) VB
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Sage
3 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
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