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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 65 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 32 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.74% 2.88% 7.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.92% 16.41% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 71
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,750 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
195 195 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.17% 17.55% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 171 181 153
Average salary £37,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 May 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 May 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
(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 -17 12 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bridgend - 7 £35,000 -
Newport - 5 £35,500 - 3
Vale of Glamorgan -2 4 £52,500 +133.33%
Torfaen - 2 £31,250 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (72.09%) C#
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
5 18 (41.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (39.53%) MVC
7 16 (37.21%) VB.NET
8 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.23%) Windows
9 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.91%) WCF
10 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
10 12 (27.91%) SDLC
11 11 (25.58%) C++
11 11 (25.58%) CSS
11 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
12 10 (23.26%) HTML
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.93%) jQuery
13 9 (20.93%) REST
14 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
14 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (18.60%) UML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) SNMP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (9.30%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.30%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (27.91%) WCF
5 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
6 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) REST
8 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
9 6 (13.95%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) WinForms
10 5 (11.63%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) SOAP
10 5 (11.63%) HTML5
11 4 (9.30%) POCO
11 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (9.30%) Highcharts JS
11 4 (9.30%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Physics
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Life Science
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 17 (39.53%) MVC
4 12 (27.91%) SDLC
5 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) UML
7 7 (16.28%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.63%) SOA
9 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
10 4 (9.30%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
10 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) VB.NET
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) C++
6 6 (13.95%) C
6 6 (13.95%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.33%) Coverity
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Telerik
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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