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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 96 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -45
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 0.50% 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.54% 5.61% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 32
Average salary £31,250 £28,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.61% -15.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,875 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
153 107 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.08% 8.97% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 120 90 111
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +1 8 £31,000 +4.20% 2
Bridgend - 1 £32,500 - 1
Caerphilly - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
2 41 (69.49%) ASP.NET
3 38 (64.41%) MVC
3 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (62.71%) CSS
4 37 (62.71%) C#
4 37 (62.71%) HTML
4 37 (62.71%) SQL
4 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
5 34 (57.63%) Scrum
6 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
6 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
6 32 (54.24%) CSS3
7 27 (45.76%) jQuery
8 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (42.37%) HTML5
9 16 (27.12%) Finance
10 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (16.95%) WCF
11 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
11 10 (16.95%) People Management
12 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
12 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
13 8 (13.56%) IIS
13 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
14 7 (11.86%) SDLC
14 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (13.56%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) Fireworks
2 5 (8.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Extranet
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (69.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.08%) SSDT
8 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) MySQL
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) .NET Developer
3 21 (35.59%) Senior Developer
4 14 (23.73%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (20.34%) Lead .NET Developer
5 12 (20.34%) Lead Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.47%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.47%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.47%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) ASP.NET
3 37 (62.71%) CSS
3 37 (62.71%) HTML
4 32 (54.24%) CSS3
5 27 (45.76%) jQuery
6 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (42.37%) HTML5
7 10 (16.95%) WCF
8 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.08%) DirectX
10 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.08%) Highcharts JS
10 3 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.08%) RequireJS
10 3 (5.08%) SignalR
10 3 (5.08%) Web Services
11 2 (3.39%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.39%) Statistics
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (64.41%) MVC
2 34 (57.63%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
3 10 (16.95%) People Management
4 7 (11.86%) SDLC
5 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Content Management
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) SOA
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
1 37 (62.71%) SQL
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.08%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Delphi
5 2 (3.39%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago