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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 26 82
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +56
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 107 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.10% 7.74% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.86% 39.34% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 106 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,975
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
175 272 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.58% 19.68% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 154 266 96
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,805 £29,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -22 35 £31,500 -3.07% 5
North Wales -6 4 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 70 (77.78%) C#
2 61 (67.78%) .NET
3 59 (65.56%) SQL
4 53 (58.89%) SQL Server
5 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
6 43 (47.78%) ASP.NET
7 38 (42.22%) CSS
8 37 (41.11%) HTML
9 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
10 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
11 28 (31.11%) T-SQL
12 26 (28.89%) XML
12 26 (28.89%) .NET Framework
12 26 (28.89%) jQuery
13 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (25.56%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (23.33%) Windows
17 20 (22.22%) Degree
18 19 (21.11%) VB.NET
19 18 (20.00%) Web Development
19 18 (20.00%) WPF
19 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (18.89%) SOAP
20 17 (18.89%) Web Services
21 16 (17.78%) Finance
21 16 (17.78%) LINQ
22 15 (16.67%) WinForms
23 14 (15.56%) MVC
24 13 (14.44%) SAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (58.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.56%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.11%) SSDT
9 1 (1.11%) QlikView
9 1 (1.11%) MySQL
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.33%) Subversion
4 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) GCC
5 1 (1.11%) MorphX
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Law
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Software Developer
3 22 (24.44%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.67%) Programmer
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Software Programmer
9 4 (4.44%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Software Development Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (67.78%) .NET
2 43 (47.78%) ASP.NET
3 38 (42.22%) CSS
4 37 (41.11%) HTML
5 26 (28.89%) .NET Framework
5 26 (28.89%) XML
5 26 (28.89%) jQuery
6 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (20.00%) WPF
8 17 (18.89%) SOAP
8 17 (18.89%) Web Services
9 16 (17.78%) LINQ
10 15 (16.67%) WinForms
11 13 (14.44%) LINQ to SQL
12 12 (13.33%) WCF
13 10 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (8.89%) HTML5
14 8 (8.89%) Ajax
15 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.89%) GIS
3 7 (7.78%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.22%) EPoS
7 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.22%) Social Network
7 2 (2.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Android
2 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Web Development
3 14 (15.56%) MVC
4 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.11%) TDD
5 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.89%) SEO
5 8 (8.89%) ERP
6 7 (7.78%) OO
6 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.78%) Change Management
6 7 (7.78%) Scrum
7 6 (6.67%) Time Management
8 5 (5.56%) Android Development
8 5 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (4.44%) Line Management
9 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) C#
2 59 (65.56%) SQL
3 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 28 (31.11%) T-SQL
5 19 (21.11%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.00%) VB
7 8 (8.89%) Python
8 7 (7.78%) C++
9 5 (5.56%) PHP
10 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.33%) XAML
10 3 (3.33%) VB6
11 2 (2.22%) Java
12 1 (1.11%) Ruby
12 1 (1.11%) XPath
12 1 (1.11%) X++
12 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) MCSD
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) Sage
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle
5 3 (3.33%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.22%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) Facebook
6 2 (2.22%) Twitter
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