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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 43 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.05% 3.89% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.07% 19.23% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 43
Median salary £39,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.39% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
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
238 260 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.39% 20.22% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 202 216 138
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,110
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +5 33 £33,500 +6.34% 5
Newport +6 9 £45,000 +15.38%
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 49 (73.13%) C#
3 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (67.16%) SQL Server
5 40 (59.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (52.24%) SQL
7 33 (49.25%) ASP.NET
8 32 (47.76%) MVC
9 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
10 28 (41.79%) Scrum
11 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
11 27 (40.30%) HTML
12 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
13 20 (29.85%) WCF
14 19 (28.36%) CSS
14 19 (28.36%) Web Services
14 19 (28.36%) XML
15 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
15 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
15 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
15 18 (26.87%) TDD
15 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (25.37%) OO
17 16 (23.88%) Java
18 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 13 (19.40%) jQuery
19 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (17.91%) WinForms
20 12 (17.91%) Advertising

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 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.45%) OLAP
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.97%) MySQL
9 3 (4.48%) SSDT
10 2 (2.99%) DTS
10 2 (2.99%) GIS
10 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.99%) QlikView
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 40 (59.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (14.93%) Subversion
3 8 (11.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
6 2 (2.99%) MorphX
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.99%) PVCS
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 12 (17.91%) Advertising
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Junior
4 8 (11.94%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Database Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 33 (49.25%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
4 27 (40.30%) HTML
5 20 (29.85%) WCF
6 19 (28.36%) CSS
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
6 19 (28.36%) XML
7 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (19.40%) jQuery
10 12 (17.91%) WinForms
11 11 (16.42%) Entity Framework
12 9 (13.43%) XSLT
13 7 (10.45%) HTML5
14 6 (8.96%) JSON
15 5 (7.46%) Ajax
15 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
15 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (7.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Informatics
2 5 (7.46%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) MVC
3 28 (41.79%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
5 17 (25.37%) OO
6 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.43%) SDLC
7 7 (10.45%) ETL
7 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.46%) Coaching
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.46%) Workflow
9 4 (5.97%) CRM
9 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (5.97%) OOD
9 4 (5.97%) OOP
9 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) C#
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
4 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
5 16 (23.88%) Java
6 4 (5.97%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) VB
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) X++
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Serena
3 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
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