The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.39% 2.13% 8.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 16.67% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £18,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Development Applications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.44% 12.77% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 14
Average salary £33,500 £34,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.59% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £50,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bridgend region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bridgend

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) STL
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Life Science
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) STL
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (44.44%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Build Automation
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft