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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 37 78
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +41
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 67 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.51% 6.17% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.54% 28.76% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 65 6
Average salary £28,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,200 £27,725
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
87 233 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.73% 21.45% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 82 215 70
Average salary £34,368 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.14% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,558 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -21 9 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Bridgend +11 2 £20,000 -38.46%
Newport -10 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 1 £37,000 +5.71%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 41 (67.21%) C#
3 40 (65.57%) .NET
4 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
5 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
6 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
7 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
8 21 (34.43%) XML
8 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (32.79%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
10 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 18 (29.51%) T-SQL
10 18 (29.51%) CSS
10 18 (29.51%) Degree
11 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
11 16 (26.23%) Web Services
11 16 (26.23%) Web Development
11 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (24.59%) SOAP
12 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
14 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 12 (19.67%) WinForms
15 11 (18.03%) C++
15 11 (18.03%) jQuery
16 10 (16.39%) SAP
16 10 (16.39%) Windows
16 10 (16.39%) LINQ
16 10 (16.39%) LINQ to SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.79%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.64%) MorphX
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Games
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Software Developer
3 16 (26.23%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Programmer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.20%) Software Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Database Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (65.57%) .NET
2 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (34.43%) XML
3 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
4 18 (29.51%) CSS
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) SOAP
7 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
8 12 (19.67%) WinForms
9 11 (18.03%) jQuery
10 10 (16.39%) LINQ to SQL
10 10 (16.39%) LINQ
11 8 (13.11%) WCF
12 6 (9.84%) WPF
12 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.56%) XHTML
14 3 (4.92%) MFC
14 3 (4.92%) XSLT
14 3 (4.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) GIS
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Web Development
2 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) MVC
4 8 (13.11%) ERP
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) CRM
7 5 (8.20%) Change Management
7 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 41 (67.21%) C#
3 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 18 (29.51%) T-SQL
5 16 (26.23%) VB.NET
6 11 (18.03%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) VB
8 7 (11.48%) Python
9 4 (6.56%) VB6
9 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) PHP
11 2 (3.28%) Java
12 1 (1.64%) Ruby
12 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) MCSD
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) SAP
3 5 (8.20%) Sage
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
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