The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 7.69% 5.45% -
As % of the Development Applications category 34.78% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
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 North Wales region.

Development Applications Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 22.12% 32.73% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in North Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in North Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 8 £34,250 - 1
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Ajax
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) SEO
7 3 (30.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Market Research

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Ajax
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Market Research
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Hyland
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