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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 5.80% 22.41% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 86.67% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 1
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
17 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 24.64% 25.86% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 30 September 2014. 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 -6 2 £33,250 +26.66% 2
Flintshire +3 1 - - 2
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (60.00%) SEO
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) MSTest
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) PLINQ
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) SEO
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XPath
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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