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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.39% 3.95% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.36% 21.12% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 41
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
207 232 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.48% 18.72% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 181 200 149
Median salary £39,500 £35,369 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% +4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 30 £36,250 +15.07% 5
Newport +5 7 £45,000 +15.38%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 42 (71.19%) C#
3 41 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (67.80%) SQL Server
5 35 (59.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (50.85%) SQL
7 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
7 26 (44.07%) Scrum
8 25 (42.37%) .NET Framework
8 25 (42.37%) MVC
9 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
9 22 (37.29%) HTML
10 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.51%) Java
12 16 (27.12%) T-SQL
12 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
13 15 (25.42%) Web Services
13 15 (25.42%) XML
13 15 (25.42%) CSS
13 15 (25.42%) TDD
13 15 (25.42%) WCF
13 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
14 13 (22.03%) OO
15 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
15 12 (20.34%) Advertising
16 11 (18.64%) jQuery
17 10 (16.95%) Selenium

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (67.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (16.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.86%) OLAP
5 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.08%) MySQL
9 3 (5.08%) SSDT
10 2 (3.39%) DTS
10 2 (3.39%) GIS
10 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.39%) QlikView
11 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (59.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.95%) Selenium
3 8 (13.56%) Subversion
4 5 (8.47%) JMeter
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
7 2 (3.39%) MorphX
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.39%) PVCS
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) JIRA
8 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (20.34%) Advertising
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Junior
4 6 (10.17%) Junior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Applications Support
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Database Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 25 (42.37%) .NET Framework
4 22 (37.29%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) CSS
5 15 (25.42%) WCF
5 15 (25.42%) Web Services
5 15 (25.42%) XML
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (18.64%) jQuery
8 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (15.25%) WinForms
10 8 (13.56%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.86%) HTML5
11 7 (11.86%) XSLT
12 5 (8.47%) Ajax
12 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.47%) SOAP
13 4 (6.78%) JSON
14 3 (5.08%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.39%) Fintech
3 2 (3.39%) Informatics
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) Scrum
3 25 (42.37%) MVC
4 15 (25.42%) TDD
5 13 (22.03%) OO
6 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.56%) SDLC
8 7 (11.86%) ETL
9 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
9 4 (6.78%) CRM
9 4 (6.78%) OOD
9 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) Workflow
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) SQL
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.51%) Java
5 16 (27.12%) T-SQL
6 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.08%) VB
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.39%) X++
9 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Serena
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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