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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 75 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 25 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 2.49% 8.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.45% 18.25% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 80
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £44,000
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
173 137 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.31% 13.66% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 151 120 176
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -5 13 £30,000 - 1
Newport - 4 £35,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan -1 2 £52,500 +133.33%
Torfaen - 2 £31,250 -
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) C#
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
7 14 (41.18%) Scrum
8 13 (38.24%) VB.NET
9 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
10 11 (32.35%) Windows
10 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
11 10 (29.41%) WCF
12 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
12 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
12 9 (26.47%) MVC
12 9 (26.47%) C++
13 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
13 8 (23.53%) XML
13 8 (23.53%) CSS
14 7 (20.59%) UML
14 7 (20.59%) Web Services
14 7 (20.59%) HTML
14 7 (20.59%) Degree
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
15 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 6 (17.65%) WinForms
15 6 (17.65%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.94%) SSDT
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (11.76%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.76%) Automotive
3 3 (8.82%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) WCF
4 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
5 8 (23.53%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
7 6 (17.65%) WinForms
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
8 5 (14.71%) LINQ
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) SOAP
9 4 (11.76%) POCO
9 4 (11.76%) REST
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) MFC
11 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Physics
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) UML
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) OOP
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) MVVM
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Web Development
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) VB.NET
4 9 (26.47%) C++
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (11.76%) C
9 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) Java
10 1 (2.94%) VBScript
10 1 (2.94%) VBA
10 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum + benefits
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