The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 24 70
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +46
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 82 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 7.98% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.78% 44.81% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 75 17
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
135 183 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.30% 17.80% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 115 170 113
Average salary £35,783 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.58% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -31 18 £30,000 -26.82% 3
Caerphilly - 5 £33,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan -1 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 40 (54.79%) C#
3 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
5 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET
6 26 (35.62%) SQL
7 24 (32.88%) .NET Framework
7 24 (32.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (31.51%) WCF
9 22 (30.14%) Scrum
10 20 (27.40%) jQuery
11 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (24.66%) HTML
11 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
11 18 (24.66%) Web Services
12 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
12 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
13 16 (21.92%) MVC
14 15 (20.55%) Web Development
15 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (15.07%) TDD
17 11 (15.07%) Subversion
17 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
17 11 (15.07%) CSS
18 10 (13.70%) XML
18 10 (13.70%) PHP
18 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (13.70%) SEO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.07%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (13.70%) Back Office
2 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Local Government
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Software Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Web Developer
5 10 (13.70%) PHP Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Lead Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Applications Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Web Applications Developer
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Applications Developer
8 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) VB Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 30 (41.10%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) .NET Framework
4 23 (31.51%) WCF
5 20 (27.40%) jQuery
6 18 (24.66%) HTML
6 18 (24.66%) Web Services
7 11 (15.07%) CSS
8 10 (13.70%) XML
8 10 (13.70%) Symfony
9 9 (12.33%) Ajax
10 8 (10.96%) NHibernate
11 7 (9.59%) WPF
11 7 (9.59%) SOAP
12 4 (5.48%) XSLT
13 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (2.74%) REST
13 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Social Network
2 8 (10.96%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.48%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.48%) Blog
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Scrum
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) MVC
4 15 (20.55%) Web Development
5 11 (15.07%) TDD
5 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.70%) SEO
6 10 (13.70%) Content Management
7 7 (9.59%) UML
8 6 (8.22%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.85%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.48%) Web Testing
11 3 (4.11%) OO
12 2 (2.74%) OOD
12 2 (2.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) C#
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
4 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.70%) PHP
6 9 (12.33%) VB6
6 9 (12.33%) VB
7 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.48%) VBA
8 4 (5.48%) XPath
9 2 (2.74%) C
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Google
2 10 (13.70%) Facebook
2 10 (13.70%) Twitter
3 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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