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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 65 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 46 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.79% 3.05% 5.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.90% 16.83% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 53
Average salary £36,750 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
210 202 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.31% 18.12% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 182 183 145
Average salary £36,779 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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 -7 25 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Bridgend +6 8 £35,000 -
Newport - 6 £37,674 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £52,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 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 51 (78.46%) .NET
2 50 (76.92%) C#
3 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
6 35 (53.85%) SQL
7 32 (49.23%) Scrum
8 28 (43.08%) MVC
9 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (35.38%) HTML
12 22 (33.85%) CSS
13 21 (32.31%) VB.NET
13 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
14 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
15 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (27.69%) Windows
17 17 (26.15%) jQuery
18 15 (23.08%) WCF
18 15 (23.08%) REST
18 15 (23.08%) SDLC
19 14 (21.54%) OO
20 13 (20.00%) Web Services
20 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
21 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 12 (18.46%) OOP
22 11 (16.92%) C++
22 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
23 10 (15.38%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (10.77%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) VoIP
1 1 (1.54%) SNMP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) SSDT
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
8 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
3 4 (6.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (6.15%) MSBuild
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.15%) Automotive
3 3 (4.62%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Lead Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (78.46%) .NET
2 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (35.38%) HTML
5 22 (33.85%) CSS
6 17 (26.15%) jQuery
7 15 (23.08%) REST
7 15 (23.08%) WCF
8 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (20.00%) Web Services
9 10 (15.38%) XML
9 10 (15.38%) SOAP
10 9 (13.85%) WinForms
11 8 (12.31%) Entity Framework
12 7 (10.77%) JSON
13 6 (9.23%) HTML5
14 4 (6.15%) POCO
14 4 (6.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (6.15%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Physics
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Scrum
3 28 (43.08%) MVC
4 15 (23.08%) SDLC
5 14 (21.54%) OO
6 12 (18.46%) OOP
7 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.31%) UML
8 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.23%) TDD
10 6 (9.23%) SOA
11 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.69%) People Management
12 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
12 4 (6.15%) Build Automation
13 3 (4.62%) MVVM
13 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) C#
2 35 (53.85%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) VB.NET
4 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.92%) C++
6 7 (10.77%) Java
6 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.23%) Python
7 6 (9.23%) C
8 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) VB6
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
10 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Green Hills
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Coverity
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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