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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 31 83
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +52
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 89 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.95% 7.27% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.24% 35.60% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 88 7
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £27,500 £32,180
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £44,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
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
132 250 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.17% 20.42% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 118 242 74
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -22 15 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -1 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Monmouthshire - 4 £30,000 -
Bridgend +10 3 £20,000 -38.46%
Newport -3 2 £38,500 +26.22%
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 56 (72.73%) C#
2 49 (63.64%) SQL
3 47 (61.04%) .NET
4 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
5 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
6 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
7 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
8 26 (33.77%) CSS
8 26 (33.77%) HTML
9 24 (31.17%) Crystal Reports
9 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (29.87%) XML
11 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 19 (24.68%) VB.NET
13 18 (23.38%) Web Services
13 18 (23.38%) Web Development
13 18 (23.38%) Degree
13 18 (23.38%) jQuery
13 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (22.08%) SOAP
15 16 (20.78%) Windows
15 16 (20.78%) Finance
15 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (19.48%) WPF
17 13 (16.88%) LINQ
17 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
17 13 (16.88%) SAP
17 13 (16.88%) LINQ to SQL
18 12 (15.58%) WinForms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) Apache
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.17%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.30%) MorphX
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.49%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Law
5 3 (3.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.38%) .NET Developer
4 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.49%) Software Programmer
7 5 (6.49%) Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Manager
10 2 (2.60%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.04%) .NET
2 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET
3 26 (33.77%) CSS
3 26 (33.77%) HTML
4 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 23 (29.87%) XML
6 18 (23.38%) Web Services
6 18 (23.38%) jQuery
7 17 (22.08%) SOAP
8 15 (19.48%) WPF
9 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
9 13 (16.88%) LINQ
9 13 (16.88%) LINQ to SQL
10 12 (15.58%) WinForms
11 8 (10.39%) WCF
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.19%) XHTML
14 2 (2.60%) Symfony
14 2 (2.60%) XSLT
14 2 (2.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) GIS
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.60%) EPoS
6 2 (2.60%) Social Network
6 2 (2.60%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Web Development
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.99%) MVC
4 8 (10.39%) TDD
4 8 (10.39%) ERP
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.09%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) Change Management
6 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Time Management
6 6 (7.79%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Line Management
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) C#
2 49 (63.64%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 19 (24.68%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.99%) VB
7 7 (9.09%) Python
7 7 (9.09%) C++
8 5 (6.49%) PHP
9 4 (5.19%) VB6
10 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.60%) Java
11 2 (2.60%) XAML
12 1 (1.30%) Ruby
12 1 (1.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) MCSD
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) Sage
4 2 (2.60%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) Facebook
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter
4 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago