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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.84% 2.84% 3.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.97% 18.40% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 48
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £35,003
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
185 212 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.22% 15.44% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 172 184 223
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £29,225 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -8 21 £35,000 - 2
West Wales -8 2 £31,250 -3.84% 3
North Wales +6 1 £27,500 -23.61%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 33 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) C#
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) XML
7 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.00%) XSLT
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Advertising
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) Java
12 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
12 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
12 7 (15.56%) OO
12 7 (15.56%) MVC
12 7 (15.56%) TDD
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (15.56%) Selenium
13 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
13 6 (13.33%) WinForms

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Extranet
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) OLAP
5 4 (8.89%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) JMeter
3 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.44%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (20.00%) Advertising
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Games
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Avionics
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Database Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Transformation
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Database Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Transformation Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 20 (44.44%) HTML
3 14 (31.11%) CSS
4 13 (28.89%) XML
5 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.00%) XSLT
7 8 (17.78%) Web Services
8 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 6 (13.33%) LINQ
8 6 (13.33%) WinForms
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.11%) WCF
10 3 (6.67%) Ajax
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
10 3 (6.67%) jQuery
10 3 (6.67%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) iPad
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) Statistics
1 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) OO
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) ETL
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Release Management
9 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C#
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Delphi
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
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