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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 53 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.30% 2.78% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.25% 14.73% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 14
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -7.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £40,000 £40,000
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 80 129 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.39% 18.86% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 121 70
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 53 (86.89%) C#
3 44 (72.13%) SQL Server
4 39 (63.93%) MVC
5 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
5 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET
7 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
8 29 (47.54%) HTML
9 25 (40.98%) SQL
9 25 (40.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (36.07%) CSS
11 20 (32.79%) Scrum
11 20 (32.79%) Finance
12 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (29.51%) TDD
14 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
14 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
14 16 (26.23%) Windows
14 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
15 15 (24.59%) WCF
16 14 (22.95%) Web Development
16 14 (22.95%) BDD
17 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (19.67%) HTML5
18 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
19 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (18.03%) CSS3

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 8 (13.11%) CMS
2 7 (11.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Sage 200
1 6 (9.84%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (72.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.28%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
2 7 (11.48%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
6 2 (3.28%) MbUnit
6 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.28%) MSTest
6 2 (3.28%) NUnit
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 39 (63.93%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Junior
5 7 (11.48%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Junior Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (9.84%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Graduate
7 5 (8.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (91.80%) .NET
2 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET
3 29 (47.54%) HTML
4 22 (36.07%) CSS
5 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (24.59%) WCF
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (19.67%) HTML5
8 11 (18.03%) CSS3
9 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.75%) Web Services
11 8 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (13.11%) SOAP
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 7 (11.48%) REST
13 6 (9.84%) XML
14 5 (8.20%) RESTful
14 5 (8.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) NHS
4 5 (8.20%) User Experience
5 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) MVC
2 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Scrum
4 18 (29.51%) TDD
5 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
5 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
6 14 (22.95%) BDD
6 14 (22.95%) Web Development
7 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.11%) DevOps
11 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.84%) SDLC
13 5 (8.20%) Coaching
13 5 (8.20%) Health Informatics
13 5 (8.20%) Informatics
14 4 (6.56%) Android Development
14 4 (6.56%) Customer Insight
14 4 (6.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (40.98%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
5 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Sitecore
3 7 (11.48%) Sage
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe