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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 88 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 5.84% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.64% 33.52% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 40
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £23,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £44,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
162 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.82% 17.41% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 133 142 127
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 March 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 March 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 -38 11 £30,000 -10.44% 9
North Wales -12 3 £22,500 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (58.00%) C#
5 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 23 (46.00%) T-SQL
8 22 (44.00%) CSS
9 20 (40.00%) XML
10 19 (38.00%) HTML
10 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
11 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (30.00%) Web Services
12 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (26.00%) SOAP
13 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
13 13 (26.00%) jQuery
14 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (24.00%) MVC
15 11 (22.00%) Degree
15 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (20.00%) Finance
16 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 10 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (16.00%) OO
18 8 (16.00%) Web Development
18 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) SSDT
7 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) MorphX
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) GCC
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Database Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.00%) CSS
4 20 (40.00%) XML
5 19 (38.00%) HTML
6 15 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (30.00%) Web Services
7 13 (26.00%) jQuery
7 13 (26.00%) SOAP
8 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.00%) LINQ
11 7 (14.00%) HTML5
11 7 (14.00%) WCF
11 7 (14.00%) WinForms
12 6 (12.00%) LINQ to SQL
13 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (10.00%) Ajax
14 4 (8.00%) XSLT
14 4 (8.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) MVC
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) Web Development
4 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.00%) BDD
9 2 (4.00%) SEO
9 2 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 29 (58.00%) C#
3 23 (46.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VB6
8 2 (4.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) XPath
9 1 (2.00%) X++
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) VCP4
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Hyland
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wrexham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Wales
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hengoed, Mid Glamorgan
eInfinity Limited
Salary: £14,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonuses and Training Opportunities
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexible hours, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago