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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 65 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.78% 3.45% 3.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.21% 19.76% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 44
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
248 248 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.24% 17.45% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 221 206 177
Median salary £37,500 £35,369 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £29,110
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 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 24 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 40 £39,750 +26.19% 2
West Wales -3 25 £30,000 -7.69%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 73 (82.02%) .NET
2 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (57.30%) HTML
4 50 (56.18%) C#
4 50 (56.18%) JavaScript
5 49 (55.06%) MVC
6 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
7 42 (47.19%) CSS
8 38 (42.70%) Scrum
9 37 (41.57%) jQuery
9 37 (41.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (39.33%) .NET Framework
10 35 (39.33%) SQL
11 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
12 29 (32.58%) HTML5
13 27 (30.34%) Ajax
14 26 (29.21%) Web Development
14 26 (29.21%) CSS3
15 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
16 23 (25.84%) E-Commerce
17 21 (23.60%) SEO
18 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
19 18 (20.22%) Java
19 18 (20.22%) Web Services
19 18 (20.22%) XML
20 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
21 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
21 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
22 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (16.85%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.87%) OLAP
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.62%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.49%) MySQL
9 3 (3.37%) SSDT
10 2 (2.25%) DTS
10 2 (2.25%) GIS
10 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.25%) QlikView
11 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Selenium
3 8 (8.99%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) JMeter
5 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.25%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.25%) MorphX
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.25%) PVCS
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (14.61%) Advertising
2 11 (12.36%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Games
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Avionics
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (84.27%) Developer
2 32 (35.96%) .NET Developer
3 27 (30.34%) Senior Developer
4 21 (23.60%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Junior
7 6 (6.74%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Database Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (82.02%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) HTML
3 42 (47.19%) CSS
4 37 (41.57%) jQuery
5 35 (39.33%) .NET Framework
6 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
7 29 (32.58%) HTML5
8 27 (30.34%) Ajax
9 26 (29.21%) CSS3
10 18 (20.22%) Web Services
10 18 (20.22%) XML
11 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (16.85%) WCF
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (10.11%) Entity Framework
14 9 (10.11%) WinForms
15 8 (8.99%) XSLT
16 5 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (5.62%) SOAP
17 4 (4.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.25%) Fintech
3 2 (2.25%) Informatics
3 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.06%) MVC
3 38 (42.70%) Scrum
4 26 (29.21%) Web Development
5 23 (25.84%) E-Commerce
6 21 (23.60%) SEO
7 15 (16.85%) TDD
8 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.61%) OO
8 13 (14.61%) Time Management
9 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.24%) Coaching
10 9 (10.11%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) ETL
12 5 (5.62%) CRM
13 4 (4.49%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
13 4 (4.49%) OOD
13 4 (4.49%) Test Strategy
13 4 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) C#
1 50 (56.18%) JavaScript
2 35 (39.33%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) Java
4 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
5 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.37%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) C++
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) X++
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Serena
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
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