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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 30 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 65 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.24% 5.58% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.17% 36.11% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 17
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
173 180 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.60% 15.46% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 151 172 63
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,422 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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 -11 29 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 6 £35,000 -
Monmouthshire - 5 £30,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £40,000 -
Bridgend +3 1 - -
Newport +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Caerphilly - 1 - - 2
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 58 (77.33%) C#
2 49 (65.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (52.00%) .NET
4 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (46.67%) SQL
6 33 (44.00%) MS Excel
7 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 23 (30.67%) HTML
9 23 (30.67%) WPF
10 22 (29.33%) CSS
11 20 (26.67%) Windows
12 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (20.00%) jQuery
14 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
15 13 (17.33%) Web Development
16 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (16.00%) Scrum
16 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
16 12 (16.00%) XML
17 11 (14.67%) WinForms
17 11 (14.67%) Finance
17 11 (14.67%) Degree
17 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (13.33%) WCF
18 10 (13.33%) QA
19 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (1.33%) CMS
1 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) QlikView
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (5.33%) Games
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 14 (18.67%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Test Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.33%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Software Manager
10 2 (2.67%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.33%) Consultant
11 1 (1.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.00%) .NET
2 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
3 23 (30.67%) WPF
4 22 (29.33%) CSS
5 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (20.00%) jQuery
7 12 (16.00%) XML
7 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (14.67%) WinForms
9 10 (13.33%) WCF
10 9 (12.00%) Web Services
11 8 (10.67%) SOAP
11 8 (10.67%) LINQ
11 8 (10.67%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (6.67%) XHTML
13 4 (5.33%) Symfony
14 1 (1.33%) Ajax
14 1 (1.33%) XSLT
14 1 (1.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) GIS
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Social Network
3 4 (5.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.67%) EPoS
4 2 (2.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Web Development
2 12 (16.00%) Scrum
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.00%) TDD
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.00%) ERP
5 6 (8.00%) MVC
6 5 (6.67%) OO
6 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.67%) Time Management
7 4 (5.33%) Web Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (5.33%) CRM
7 4 (5.33%) SEO
7 4 (5.33%) Content Management
8 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) C#
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
5 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.33%) C++
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) Python
7 6 (8.00%) VB
8 3 (4.00%) XAML
9 2 (2.67%) Java
10 1 (1.33%) VB6
10 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) MCSD
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) SAP
3 4 (5.33%) Sage
3 4 (5.33%) Google
3 4 (5.33%) Facebook
3 4 (5.33%) Twitter
4 3 (4.00%) Xamarin
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