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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.63% 3.86% 6.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.83% 22.41% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 70
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,800 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
240 232 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.44% 17.22% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 200 211 176
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 48 £35,000 +12.00% 4
West Wales +11 1 £32,500 +30.00%
North Wales -2 1 - -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 70 (81.40%) .NET
2 67 (77.91%) C#
3 57 (66.28%) ASP.NET
4 54 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (55.81%) SQL
6 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
7 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
8 36 (41.86%) CSS
8 36 (41.86%) HTML
8 36 (41.86%) Scrum
9 34 (39.53%) MVC
10 30 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
12 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
12 26 (30.23%) jQuery
13 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (25.58%) VB.NET
15 20 (23.26%) .NET Framework
16 19 (22.09%) OO
16 19 (22.09%) SDLC
17 18 (20.93%) Windows
17 18 (20.93%) WCF
18 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
18 15 (17.44%) HTML5
18 15 (17.44%) REST
19 14 (16.28%) OOP
19 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (15.12%) Web Services
20 13 (15.12%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.14%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.33%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.16%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) VoIP
1 1 (1.16%) SNMP
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.16%) SSDT
10 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.16%) MySQL
10 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.14%) Subversion
3 4 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.16%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.16%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.65%) Automotive
3 3 (3.49%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) .NET Developer
3 25 (29.07%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.44%) Lead Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.49%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (81.40%) .NET
2 57 (66.28%) ASP.NET
3 36 (41.86%) CSS
3 36 (41.86%) HTML
4 30 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (30.23%) jQuery
6 20 (23.26%) .NET Framework
7 18 (20.93%) WCF
8 15 (17.44%) HTML5
8 15 (17.44%) REST
9 13 (15.12%) Entity Framework
9 13 (15.12%) Web Services
9 13 (15.12%) XML
10 11 (12.79%) SOAP
11 9 (10.47%) WinForms
12 7 (8.14%) JSON
13 4 (4.65%) WPF
13 4 (4.65%) LINQ
13 4 (4.65%) Ajax
13 4 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.65%) Physics
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Life Science
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Scrum
3 34 (39.53%) MVC
4 19 (22.09%) OO
4 19 (22.09%) SDLC
5 14 (16.28%) OOP
6 13 (15.12%) Mentoring
7 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.30%) UML
10 7 (8.14%) People Management
11 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.98%) SOA
11 6 (6.98%) TDD
12 5 (5.81%) SEO
12 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.91%) C#
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.58%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (12.79%) C++
7 7 (8.14%) Java
8 6 (6.98%) Python
8 6 (6.98%) C
9 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.49%) VBA
11 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.16%) VB6
12 1 (1.16%) VBScript
12 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Firmware
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.16%) Coverity
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) Citrix
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
3 1 (1.16%) Telerik
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