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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 44 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.08% 3.88% 5.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.62% 22.11% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 56
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
221 199 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.03% 17.53% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 189 179 146
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 -9 33 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Bridgend 0 8 £35,000 -
Newport - 6 £37,674 - 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £52,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 59 (78.67%) .NET
2 58 (77.33%) C#
3 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
5 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (54.67%) SQL
7 36 (48.00%) Scrum
8 34 (45.33%) MVC
8 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
9 31 (41.33%) HTML
10 30 (40.00%) CSS
10 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
12 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
13 23 (30.67%) jQuery
14 21 (28.00%) VB.NET
14 21 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (24.00%) Windows
16 17 (22.67%) WCF
16 17 (22.67%) SDLC
17 15 (20.00%) REST
17 15 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (18.67%) OO
19 13 (17.33%) Web Services
19 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (16.00%) XML
20 12 (16.00%) OOP
21 11 (14.67%) C++
22 10 (13.33%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (9.33%) IIS
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.67%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) VoIP
1 1 (1.33%) SNMP
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) SSDT
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.33%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.33%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (74.67%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) .NET Developer
3 22 (29.33%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Lead Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (78.67%) .NET
2 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
3 31 (41.33%) HTML
4 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (40.00%) CSS
5 23 (30.67%) jQuery
6 17 (22.67%) WCF
7 15 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 15 (20.00%) REST
8 13 (17.33%) Web Services
9 12 (16.00%) XML
10 10 (13.33%) SOAP
10 10 (13.33%) HTML5
10 10 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 9 (12.00%) WinForms
12 7 (9.33%) JSON
13 4 (5.33%) WPF
13 4 (5.33%) LINQ
13 4 (5.33%) STL
13 4 (5.33%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Physics
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Life Science
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Scrum
3 34 (45.33%) MVC
4 17 (22.67%) SDLC
5 14 (18.67%) OO
6 12 (16.00%) OOP
7 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.67%) UML
10 7 (9.33%) People Management
11 6 (8.00%) TDD
11 6 (8.00%) SOA
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 4 (5.33%) CRM
13 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) C#
2 41 (54.67%) SQL
3 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (14.67%) C++
6 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.33%) Java
8 6 (8.00%) Python
8 6 (8.00%) C
9 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) VB6
11 1 (1.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.33%) VBScript
11 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 45 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Green Hills
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Coverity
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix
3 1 (1.33%) VMware
3 1 (1.33%) Telerik
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