The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 20 11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 10.00% 8.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 47.62% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £31,331 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
West 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 Swansea region.

Development Applications Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 14.12% 21.00% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 7
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% +28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
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 Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swansea region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Swansea

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 7 (77.78%) GIS
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (77.78%) Blackberry
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) XSLT
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
3 7 (77.78%) LINQ
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (77.78%) Android
3 7 (77.78%) Mercurial
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (77.78%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 8 (88.89%) C# Developer
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (77.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (77.78%) WCF
3 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
3 7 (77.78%) LINQ
3 7 (77.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) XSLT
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Blackberry
1 7 (77.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Android Development
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft