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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / Wales
Rank 65 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.65% 2.66% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.81% 16.02% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 11
Median salary £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
210 206 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.20% 16.61% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 177 177 106
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +20 25 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Wales -14 2 £28,250 +2.72% 2
North Wales -5 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Mid Wales - 1 £39,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 62 (79.49%) .NET
2 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (61.54%) C#
4 43 (55.13%) MVC
5 41 (52.56%) HTML
6 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
7 39 (50.00%) CSS
8 36 (46.15%) SQL
8 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
9 35 (44.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (43.59%) .NET Framework
11 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
12 31 (39.74%) Scrum
13 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 21 (26.92%) VB.NET
14 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (26.92%) Coaching
15 20 (25.64%) jQuery
15 20 (25.64%) Windows
16 19 (24.36%) OO
16 19 (24.36%) XML
16 19 (24.36%) WCF
16 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
18 17 (21.79%) TDD
18 17 (21.79%) CSS3
19 16 (20.51%) HTML5
19 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
19 16 (20.51%) XSLT

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 4 (5.13%) CMS
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (44.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.82%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (78.21%) Developer
2 33 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Web Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.10%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Junior
6 9 (11.54%) Junior Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.26%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) .NET
2 41 (52.56%) HTML
3 39 (50.00%) CSS
4 34 (43.59%) .NET Framework
5 33 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (25.64%) jQuery
8 19 (24.36%) WCF
8 19 (24.36%) XML
9 17 (21.79%) CSS3
10 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (20.51%) HTML5
10 16 (20.51%) XSLT
11 15 (19.23%) Ajax
11 15 (19.23%) WinForms
12 11 (14.10%) Web Services
13 9 (11.54%) Entity Framework
14 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
14 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Informatics
2 12 (15.38%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Fintech
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Android
2 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (55.13%) MVC
3 31 (39.74%) Scrum
4 21 (26.92%) Coaching
5 19 (24.36%) OO
6 17 (21.79%) TDD
7 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 15 (19.23%) Web Development
8 13 (16.67%) SEO
9 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.54%) SDLC
11 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.41%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (6.41%) OOP
12 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.41%) Time Management
12 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.13%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) C#
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 36 (46.15%) SQL
4 21 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 18 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 10 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (6.41%) C++
8 3 (3.85%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
4 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Sage
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