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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 53 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.31% 4.36% 7.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.75% 26.90% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 86
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,525 £25,000 £25,869
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
191 197 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.81% 16.20% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 174 191
Average salary £37,000 £35,391 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -10 23 £32,500 +8.33% 3
North Wales -6 8 £34,250 -14.37%
West Wales -3 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (72.73%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) C#
4 25 (56.82%) SQL
5 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
8 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (34.09%) CSS
9 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
10 14 (31.82%) Scrum
10 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
11 13 (29.55%) HTML
11 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
11 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
12 12 (27.27%) Windows
13 9 (20.45%) OO
13 9 (20.45%) XML
13 9 (20.45%) WCF
13 9 (20.45%) jQuery
13 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
14 8 (18.18%) HTML5
14 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
14 8 (18.18%) MVC
14 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 8 (18.18%) C++
15 7 (15.91%) Web Services
15 7 (15.91%) Finance
15 7 (15.91%) WinForms
15 7 (15.91%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (11.36%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) SSDT
7 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) MSBuild
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (6.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 2 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 13 (29.55%) HTML
6 9 (20.45%) XML
6 9 (20.45%) WCF
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
6 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
7 8 (18.18%) HTML5
8 7 (15.91%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) WinForms
9 5 (11.36%) Ajax
9 5 (11.36%) SOAP
9 5 (11.36%) LINQ
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.09%) REST
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.82%) POCO
11 3 (6.82%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Physics
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.64%) UML
6 6 (13.64%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.82%) MVVM
9 3 (6.82%) SEO
9 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
4 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
5 8 (18.18%) C++
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.82%) C
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) VBA
9 1 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) VB6
9 1 (2.27%) Java
9 1 (2.27%) VBScript
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Hyland
4 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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