The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Wales / South Wales
Rank 40 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.91% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.14% 6.75% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 7
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £38,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 163 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.33% 13.66% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 129 93
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,097 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £40,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in South Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in South Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +41 35 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Newport - 6 £30,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 59 (81.94%) .NET
2 55 (76.39%) C#
3 49 (68.06%) SQL Server
4 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (54.17%) MVC
6 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
7 35 (48.61%) SQL
8 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
8 33 (45.83%) HTML
9 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 32 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (36.11%) CSS
12 25 (34.72%) Scrum
13 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
14 22 (30.56%) TDD
14 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
15 21 (29.17%) Windows
15 21 (29.17%) WCF
16 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
17 17 (23.61%) Finance
18 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
19 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
19 15 (20.83%) OO
20 13 (18.06%) XML
21 12 (16.67%) XSLT
21 12 (16.67%) Web Services
21 12 (16.67%) Management Information System

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (9.72%) CMS
2 6 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 24 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Sage 200
1 6 (8.33%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (68.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.78%) MySQL
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (16.67%) Selenium
3 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.72%) Subversion
5 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.94%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.17%) Maven
7 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.78%) Grunt
8 2 (2.78%) MbUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.78%) MSTest
8 2 (2.78%) NUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Advertising
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (72.22%) Developer
2 37 (51.39%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Junior
5 7 (9.72%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Junior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (81.94%) .NET
2 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 33 (45.83%) HTML
4 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (36.11%) CSS
6 22 (30.56%) .NET Framework
7 21 (29.17%) WCF
8 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (18.06%) XML
10 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) WinForms
10 12 (16.67%) XSLT
11 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
12 10 (13.89%) CSS3
12 10 (13.89%) HTML5
12 10 (13.89%) jQuery
13 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (9.72%) RESTful
15 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
15 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.89%) NHS
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Fintech
4 4 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) MVC
3 25 (34.72%) Scrum
4 22 (30.56%) TDD
5 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 15 (20.83%) OO
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.28%) Coaching
8 11 (15.28%) Web Development
9 10 (13.89%) Informatics
9 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 9 (12.50%) BDD
11 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.72%) SDLC
12 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.33%) DevOps
14 5 (6.94%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (76.39%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) SQL
3 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) Sage
4 6 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Xamarin