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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 37 78
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +41
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 66 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 6.05% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.96% 29.60% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 63 11
Average salary £28,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
134 223 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.04% 20.44% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 112 192 94
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -43 10 £28,500 -14.92% 3
North Wales -8 2 £37,750 +67.77%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (75.00%) SQL
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 33 (63.46%) C#
3 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
4 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
5 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 21 (40.38%) CSS
6 21 (40.38%) XML
6 21 (40.38%) T-SQL
7 20 (38.46%) HTML
8 17 (32.69%) Degree
9 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
10 15 (28.85%) Web Services
10 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (26.92%) SOAP
11 14 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (26.92%) jQuery
12 13 (25.00%) Web Development
12 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
13 12 (23.08%) Windows
14 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 10 (19.23%) LINQ
14 10 (19.23%) Finance
14 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (17.31%) LINQ to SQL
15 9 (17.31%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) MySQL
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.92%) SSDT
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.92%) MSTest
4 1 (1.92%) GCC
4 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) MorphX
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Programmer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Programmer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Database Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 21 (40.38%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) XML
4 20 (38.46%) HTML
5 15 (28.85%) Web Services
5 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
5 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (26.92%) jQuery
6 14 (26.92%) SOAP
7 10 (19.23%) LINQ
8 9 (17.31%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (15.38%) WinForms
10 7 (13.46%) WCF
10 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.69%) HTML5
11 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (7.69%) Ajax
11 4 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Web Development
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) ERP
5 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.54%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) CRM
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Time Management
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) SQL
2 33 (63.46%) C#
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (40.38%) T-SQL
5 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (15.38%) VB
7 7 (13.46%) C++
8 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.69%) Python
9 3 (5.77%) VB6
10 2 (3.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) Java
11 1 (1.92%) C
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) XPath
11 1 (1.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) MCSD
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Sage
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Hyland
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