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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 30 76
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 99 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.86% 7.28% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 34.26% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 97 15
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,400 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
144 289 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.44% 21.27% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 127 273 98
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,589 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -30 29 £30,000 -6.25% 3
North Wales -10 6 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 55 (69.62%) C#
2 54 (68.35%) SQL
3 51 (64.56%) .NET
4 49 (62.03%) SQL Server
5 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
6 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET
7 29 (36.71%) CSS
7 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
8 28 (35.44%) HTML
9 26 (32.91%) T-SQL
9 26 (32.91%) XML
10 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
11 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (29.11%) Crystal Reports
13 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (26.58%) Degree
14 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
15 18 (22.78%) jQuery
15 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (22.78%) Web Services
15 18 (22.78%) VB.NET
15 18 (22.78%) Web Development
16 17 (21.52%) SOAP
16 17 (21.52%) Windows
17 15 (18.99%) WinForms
17 15 (18.99%) Finance
18 13 (16.46%) LINQ
19 12 (15.19%) LINQ to SQL
19 12 (15.19%) SAP
20 11 (13.92%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (1.27%) IIS
1 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (62.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) MySQL
8 1 (1.27%) SSDT
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) QlikView
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) MorphX
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) GCC
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.33%) Games
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Software Developer
4 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Programmer
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET
3 29 (36.71%) CSS
4 28 (35.44%) HTML
5 26 (32.91%) XML
6 24 (30.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 19 (24.05%) .NET Framework
8 18 (22.78%) Web Services
8 18 (22.78%) jQuery
9 17 (21.52%) SOAP
10 15 (18.99%) WinForms
11 13 (16.46%) LINQ
12 12 (15.19%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (12.66%) WCF
13 10 (12.66%) WPF
14 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (5.06%) HTML5
15 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (5.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 4 (5.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) GIS
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) EPoS
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) Social Network
6 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Web Development
3 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.66%) MVC
5 9 (11.39%) Scrum
6 8 (10.13%) OO
6 8 (10.13%) ERP
6 8 (10.13%) TDD
6 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
8 5 (6.33%) CRM
8 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Time Management
8 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.06%) Line Management
9 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.80%) Project Management
10 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (69.62%) C#
2 54 (68.35%) SQL
3 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) T-SQL
5 18 (22.78%) VB.NET
6 11 (13.92%) C++
7 9 (11.39%) VB
8 8 (10.13%) Python
9 4 (5.06%) VB6
9 4 (5.06%) PHP
9 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.53%) Java
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) XPath
11 1 (1.27%) X++
11 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) MCSD
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Sage
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Hyland
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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