The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 19 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 4.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
South 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 Torfaen region.

Development Applications Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 25.76% 27.42% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,600 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Torfaen

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) SSDT
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SSDT
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik