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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 92 46 75
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 4.60% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 25.15% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 9
Average salary £28,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.92% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,325 £44,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
101 163 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.56% 18.29% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 87 137 75
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,855 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 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 January 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
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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 -28 4 £29,750 -29.16% 1
Newport -5 2 £27,500 -12.00%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (70.73%) SQL
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) XML
6 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
7 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 14 (34.15%) Web Services
8 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (31.71%) Degree
9 13 (31.71%) SOAP
9 13 (31.71%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (29.27%) HTML
10 12 (29.27%) CSS
10 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
11 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
12 10 (24.39%) Web Development
13 9 (21.95%) jQuery
13 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
14 8 (19.51%) LINQ
14 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
14 8 (19.51%) LINQ to SQL
14 8 (19.51%) Finance
14 8 (19.51%) SAP
14 8 (19.51%) Windows
15 7 (17.07%) VB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) MorphX
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Software Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Database Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) XML
3 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) SOAP
4 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (29.27%) HTML
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) jQuery
7 8 (19.51%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (19.51%) LINQ
7 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.20%) WinForms
9 5 (12.20%) WCF
10 3 (7.32%) MFC
10 3 (7.32%) XSLT
10 3 (7.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (4.88%) REST
11 2 (4.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Web Development
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.07%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
5 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.07%) C++
6 7 (17.07%) VB
7 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.32%) Python
8 3 (7.32%) VB6
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) X++
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago