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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 5.45% 2.08% 17.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 21
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
16 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 29.09% 6.25% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 35
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £48,300 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of job ads across the Swansea 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 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 6 May 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) XML
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) LINQ
6 6 (46.15%) XSLT
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Sage 200
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (15.38%) Sage
8 2 (15.38%) OOP
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (7.69%) Advertising

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
5 6 (46.15%) LINQ
5 6 (46.15%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Sage