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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.95% 3.94% 5.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.30% 26.35% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 66
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
230 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.56% 14.96% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 199 149 172
Average salary £35,369 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.02% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £52,500 £45,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 39 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Newport -7 5 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Bridgend -3 2 £18,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £36,250 -
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 - 1
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (80.49%) .NET
2 65 (79.27%) C#
3 58 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
5 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
6 46 (56.10%) SQL
7 45 (54.88%) Scrum
8 43 (52.44%) SQL Server
9 42 (51.22%) MVC
10 40 (48.78%) HTML
11 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (46.34%) CSS
13 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
14 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
15 30 (36.59%) jQuery
16 20 (24.39%) VB.NET
16 20 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (21.95%) Windows
18 17 (20.73%) WCF
19 16 (19.51%) SDLC
20 15 (18.29%) REST
20 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
20 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 14 (17.07%) HTML5
21 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
22 13 (15.85%) OO
23 12 (14.63%) Web Services
23 12 (14.63%) OOP
24 11 (13.41%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) VoIP
1 1 (1.22%) SNMP
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (52.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) Subversion
3 4 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (4.88%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.22%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.88%) Automotive
3 3 (3.66%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (79.27%) Developer
2 37 (45.12%) .NET Developer
3 26 (31.71%) Senior Developer
4 18 (21.95%) Lead Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.66%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (80.49%) .NET
2 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 40 (48.78%) HTML
4 39 (47.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (46.34%) CSS
6 30 (36.59%) jQuery
7 17 (20.73%) WCF
8 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
8 15 (18.29%) REST
9 14 (17.07%) HTML5
10 12 (14.63%) Web Services
11 11 (13.41%) Entity Framework
12 10 (12.20%) XML
13 9 (10.98%) SOAP
13 9 (10.98%) CSS3
14 8 (9.76%) WinForms
15 6 (7.32%) JSON
15 6 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (7.32%) Highcharts JS
15 6 (7.32%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Physics
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.88%) Scrum
3 42 (51.22%) MVC
4 16 (19.51%) SDLC
5 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 13 (15.85%) OO
7 12 (14.63%) OOP
8 11 (13.41%) People Management
9 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.76%) UML
11 7 (8.54%) SOA
12 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
12 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.10%) TDD
13 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.10%) CRM
14 4 (4.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (79.27%) C#
2 46 (56.10%) SQL
3 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.39%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.41%) C++
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.54%) Java
8 6 (7.32%) C
8 6 (7.32%) Python
9 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.22%) VB6
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) Firmware
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 50 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Green Hills
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Coverity
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
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