The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 100 41
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -59
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 10 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.86% 0.74% 5.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.57% 7.04% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 56
Average salary £31,250 £29,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £35,600 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Visual Studio
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 142 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.81% 10.46% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 112 163
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,435 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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
South Wales +5 12 £31,250 +7.29% 3
West Wales - 11 £27,500 -
North Wales +8 1 £37,500 -1.31%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 60 (77.92%) .NET
2 56 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 51 (66.23%) ASP.NET
3 51 (66.23%) C#
4 50 (64.94%) SQL
5 48 (62.34%) CSS
6 45 (58.44%) HTML
6 45 (58.44%) MVC
6 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
9 35 (45.45%) Scrum
10 34 (44.16%) MS Excel
10 34 (44.16%) CSS3
11 32 (41.56%) jQuery
12 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (35.06%) HTML5
14 18 (23.38%) Finance
15 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
17 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (14.29%) WCF
18 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
18 11 (14.29%) People Management
19 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (11.69%) XML
20 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
20 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
21 8 (10.39%) SDLC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 (10.39%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) CMS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Fireworks
2 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Extranet
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.90%) SSDT
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) DTS
9 1 (1.30%) MySQL
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (85.71%) Developer
2 43 (55.84%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.87%) Senior Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Lead .NET Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Lead Developer
6 11 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.49%) HTML Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (77.92%) .NET
2 51 (66.23%) ASP.NET
3 48 (62.34%) CSS
4 45 (58.44%) HTML
5 34 (44.16%) CSS3
6 32 (41.56%) jQuery
7 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (35.06%) HTML5
9 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.29%) WCF
11 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.69%) XML
12 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (9.09%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.49%) Web Services
14 4 (5.19%) LINQ
14 4 (5.19%) XSLT
15 3 (3.90%) Highcharts JS
15 3 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (3.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.60%) Statistics
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (58.44%) MVC
2 35 (45.45%) Scrum
3 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (14.29%) People Management
4 8 (10.39%) SDLC
5 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Content Management
6 5 (6.49%) OO
6 5 (6.49%) OOP
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Web Development
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) C#
2 50 (64.94%) SQL
3 44 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) Delphi
7 2 (2.60%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Sage
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago