The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 62 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.88% 5.72% 2.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 38.04% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 24
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
198 163 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.48% 15.04% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 178 146 72
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Cardiff -12 33 £30,000 -28.57% 7
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 5 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bridgend +7 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 49 (71.01%) C#
2 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
4 31 (44.93%) .NET
4 31 (44.93%) SQL
5 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
6 24 (34.78%) HTML
7 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 21 (30.43%) WPF
8 20 (28.99%) CSS
9 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
9 16 (23.19%) Windows
10 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (21.74%) jQuery
11 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (17.39%) Scrum
12 12 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
14 10 (14.49%) PHP
14 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
14 10 (14.49%) Back Office
14 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (14.49%) Subversion
14 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
14 10 (14.49%) QA
14 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
15 9 (13.04%) Facebook
15 9 (13.04%) Twitter
15 9 (13.04%) GitHub

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
5 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) QlikView
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (14.49%) Back Office
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (55.07%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
6 9 (13.04%) PHP Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.35%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
11 1 (1.45%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.45%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Technical Team Leader
11 1 (1.45%) Systems Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Junior
11 1 (1.45%) Systems Support
11 1 (1.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.43%) WPF
4 20 (28.99%) CSS
5 15 (21.74%) jQuery
6 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
8 9 (13.04%) WCF
8 9 (13.04%) WinForms
8 9 (13.04%) Symfony
8 9 (13.04%) XML
9 7 (10.14%) Web Services
10 6 (8.70%) SOAP
10 6 (8.70%) LINQ
10 6 (8.70%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (4.35%) XHTML
12 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Social Network
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) GIS
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.90%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Android
2 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Scrum
2 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.04%) SEO
3 9 (13.04%) TDD
3 9 (13.04%) Content Management
3 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.04%) Web Development
4 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.25%) MVC
5 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (5.80%) Web Testing
6 4 (5.80%) OO
7 3 (4.35%) Android Development
7 3 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.35%) OOD
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) C#
2 31 (44.93%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
5 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.25%) C++
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) XAML
9 2 (2.90%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) MCSD
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (62.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Google
2 9 (13.04%) Facebook
2 9 (13.04%) Twitter
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £33,000 - 37,000 p.a. plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Flexi time, pension, personal developmen
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Pension Private Health Care
Posted: 21 days ago