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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 58 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 49 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.84% 3.78% 7.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.84% 21.12% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 80
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,515
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £44,000
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
213 232 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.92% 17.92% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 190 220 177
Average salary £37,000 £35,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,775 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 32 £35,000 +16.66% 3
North Wales -6 5 £36,000 +2.85% 1
West Wales +7 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 37 (74.00%) C#
3 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (54.00%) SQL
5 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.00%) Scrum
7 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (34.00%) CSS
9 16 (32.00%) VB.NET
9 16 (32.00%) MVC
9 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 15 (30.00%) HTML
11 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (26.00%) Windows
13 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
13 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (24.00%) WCF
13 12 (24.00%) jQuery
13 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (22.00%) Entity Framework
14 11 (22.00%) C++
15 10 (20.00%) OO
15 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 10 (20.00%) HTML5
16 8 (16.00%) REST
16 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (16.00%) Degree
16 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) VoIP
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (8.00%) MSBuild
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.00%) Automotive
3 3 (6.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (24.00%) WCF
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
6 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (22.00%) Entity Framework
8 10 (20.00%) HTML5
9 8 (16.00%) REST
10 6 (12.00%) WinForms
10 6 (12.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) Web Services
11 5 (10.00%) JSON
12 4 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (8.00%) POCO
12 4 (8.00%) Highcharts JS
12 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Physics
3 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) MVC
4 10 (20.00%) OO
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.00%) OOP
7 5 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) C#
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) C
6 6 (12.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Green Hills
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.00%) Coverity
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