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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - - 12.96%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
9 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 17.31% 11.29% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) SEO
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Market Research
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft