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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.97% 3.22% 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 17.82% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 24
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
224 202 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.76% 18.08% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 198 167 92
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,558
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 27 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Newport -6 5 £35,250 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 57 (78.08%) .NET
2 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (72.60%) C#
4 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
5 42 (57.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (56.16%) SQL
7 36 (49.32%) MVC
8 34 (46.58%) ASP.NET
9 33 (45.21%) .NET Framework
10 32 (43.84%) Scrum
11 29 (39.73%) HTML
11 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
12 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
13 25 (34.25%) CSS
14 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
15 21 (28.77%) XML
15 21 (28.77%) WCF
15 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
16 20 (27.40%) TDD
17 18 (24.66%) OO
17 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
18 17 (23.29%) Web Services
19 16 (21.92%) Java
20 15 (20.55%) Windows
20 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
21 14 (19.18%) WinForms
21 14 (19.18%) 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 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) OLAP
6 3 (4.11%) SSDT
7 2 (2.74%) DTS
7 2 (2.74%) GIS
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.74%) QlikView
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 42 (57.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.07%) Subversion
3 9 (12.33%) Selenium
4 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.48%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.74%) MorphX
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.74%) PVCS
8 1 (1.37%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.37%) JMeter
8 1 (1.37%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (13.70%) Advertising
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Junior
5 10 (13.70%) Junior Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Applications Support
9 4 (5.48%) Software Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (78.08%) .NET
2 34 (46.58%) ASP.NET
3 33 (45.21%) .NET Framework
4 29 (39.73%) HTML
5 25 (34.25%) CSS
6 21 (28.77%) WCF
6 21 (28.77%) XML
7 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (23.29%) Web Services
9 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (19.18%) WinForms
11 13 (17.81%) jQuery
11 13 (17.81%) XSLT
12 11 (15.07%) Entity Framework
13 8 (10.96%) HTML5
14 6 (8.22%) JSON
14 6 (8.22%) RESTful
15 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
15 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.70%) Informatics
2 10 (13.70%) NHS
3 4 (5.48%) Fintech
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) MVC
3 32 (43.84%) Scrum
4 20 (27.40%) TDD
5 18 (24.66%) OO
6 11 (15.07%) Coaching
7 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.96%) SDLC
9 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.22%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.85%) OOP
11 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Black-Box Testing
12 4 (5.48%) CRM
12 4 (5.48%) System Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.48%) Web Development
12 4 (5.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) C#
2 41 (56.16%) SQL
3 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
5 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
6 16 (21.92%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) Python
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.74%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) X++
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
1 3 (4.11%) ISEB
1 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Serena
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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