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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 65 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.07% 3.45% 3.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.41% 17.95% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 46 46
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
290 273 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.60% 19.23% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 255 223 167
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,110
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £42,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 41 £38,750 +23.01% 6
West Wales - 24 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 85 (85.86%) .NET
2 67 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (61.62%) MVC
4 59 (59.60%) HTML
5 57 (57.58%) JavaScript
6 56 (56.57%) C#
7 50 (50.51%) CSS
8 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
9 44 (44.44%) Scrum
9 44 (44.44%) jQuery
10 43 (43.43%) .NET Framework
11 42 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (38.38%) SQL
12 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
13 33 (33.33%) HTML5
14 31 (31.31%) Ajax
14 31 (31.31%) Web Development
15 30 (30.30%) CSS3
16 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
17 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
18 25 (25.25%) SEO
19 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
20 22 (22.22%) Web Services
21 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (20.20%) WCF
22 20 (20.20%) XML
22 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
23 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
23 18 (18.18%) TDD
23 18 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.07%) OLAP
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.05%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.04%) MySQL
9 3 (3.03%) SSDT
10 2 (2.02%) DTS
10 2 (2.02%) GIS
10 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.02%) QlikView
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.10%) Subversion
3 8 (8.08%) Selenium
4 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.02%) JMeter
6 2 (2.02%) MorphX
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.02%) PVCS
6 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.01%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 12 (12.12%) Advertising
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (84.85%) Developer
2 38 (38.38%) .NET Developer
3 34 (34.34%) Senior Developer
4 26 (26.26%) Web Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Senior Web Developer
6 11 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (8.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (8.08%) Junior
7 8 (8.08%) Junior Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Database Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (85.86%) .NET
2 59 (59.60%) HTML
3 50 (50.51%) CSS
4 44 (44.44%) jQuery
5 43 (43.43%) .NET Framework
6 38 (38.38%) ASP.NET
7 33 (33.33%) HTML5
8 31 (31.31%) Ajax
9 30 (30.30%) CSS3
10 22 (22.22%) Web Services
11 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (20.20%) WCF
12 20 (20.20%) XML
13 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (12.12%) WinForms
15 11 (11.11%) Entity Framework
16 9 (9.09%) XSLT
17 6 (6.06%) JSON
18 5 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
18 5 (5.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.05%) Informatics
2 5 (5.05%) NHS
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Android
2 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (61.62%) MVC
3 44 (44.44%) Scrum
4 31 (31.31%) Web Development
5 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
6 25 (25.25%) SEO
7 18 (18.18%) TDD
8 17 (17.17%) Coaching
8 17 (17.17%) Mentoring
8 17 (17.17%) OO
9 13 (13.13%) Time Management
10 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.09%) SDLC
11 7 (7.07%) ETL
11 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.05%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.05%) Workflow
13 4 (4.04%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 56 (56.57%) C#
3 38 (38.38%) SQL
4 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
5 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 16 (16.16%) Java
7 4 (4.04%) C++
7 4 (4.04%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) X++
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) ISEB
2 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
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