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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 49 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 3.76% 6.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.72% 24.87% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 86
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
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
251 197 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.06% 15.13% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 212 176 209
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,110 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 51 £31,500 -3.07% 10
West Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 80 (81.63%) .NET
2 78 (79.59%) C#
3 69 (70.41%) ASP.NET
4 68 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
6 54 (55.10%) SQL Server
6 54 (55.10%) SQL
7 50 (51.02%) Scrum
8 47 (47.96%) MVC
8 47 (47.96%) HTML
9 45 (45.92%) CSS
10 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
12 37 (37.76%) MS Excel
13 36 (36.73%) jQuery
14 22 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (22.45%) VB.NET
15 20 (20.41%) HTML5
15 20 (20.41%) WCF
16 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
16 19 (19.39%) SDLC
17 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
17 18 (18.37%) Windows
18 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (16.33%) REST
19 16 (16.33%) OO
20 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
21 14 (14.29%) OOP
22 13 (13.27%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.04%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (37.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) VoIP
1 1 (1.02%) SNMP
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.18%) Subversion
3 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.08%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.04%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.02%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.08%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Military
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (80.61%) Developer
2 45 (45.92%) .NET Developer
3 32 (32.65%) Senior Developer
4 21 (21.43%) Lead Developer
5 15 (15.31%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Lead .NET Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.12%) AWS Developer
11 5 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) C++ Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.06%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (81.63%) .NET
2 69 (70.41%) ASP.NET
3 47 (47.96%) HTML
4 45 (45.92%) CSS
5 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (36.73%) jQuery
7 20 (20.41%) WCF
7 20 (20.41%) HTML5
8 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
9 16 (16.33%) REST
10 15 (15.31%) Entity Framework
11 13 (13.27%) Web Services
12 12 (12.24%) XML
12 12 (12.24%) CSS3
13 11 (11.22%) SOAP
14 8 (8.16%) WinForms
15 7 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (7.14%) Highcharts JS
15 7 (7.14%) SignalR
16 6 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Physics
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.37%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (51.02%) Scrum
3 47 (47.96%) MVC
4 19 (19.39%) SDLC
5 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
6 16 (16.33%) OO
7 14 (14.29%) OOP
8 12 (12.24%) People Management
9 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.16%) UML
10 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.16%) SOA
11 7 (7.14%) TDD
11 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.10%) SEO
12 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (79.59%) C#
2 54 (55.10%) SQL
3 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.45%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 11 (11.22%) C++
7 7 (7.14%) Java
8 6 (6.12%) C
8 6 (6.12%) Python
9 3 (3.06%) VBA
9 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.02%) VB6
10 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) Firmware
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Green Hills
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
4 1 (1.02%) Coverity
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