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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.19% 3.88% 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.42% 21.95% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 45
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,150 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
212 246 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.87% 17.70% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 192 204 206
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 37 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Wales -3 18 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North Wales +4 1 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 63 (80.77%) .NET
2 48 (61.54%) C#
3 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (53.85%) HTML
4 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
6 35 (44.87%) MVC
6 35 (44.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (43.59%) SQL
8 33 (42.31%) CSS
9 32 (41.03%) Scrum
10 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
11 28 (35.90%) .NET Framework
11 28 (35.90%) jQuery
12 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 21 (26.92%) HTML5
14 19 (24.36%) Web Services
14 19 (24.36%) Ajax
15 18 (23.08%) Web Development
15 18 (23.08%) CSS3
16 17 (21.79%) XML
16 17 (21.79%) Java
17 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
18 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
19 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
19 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
19 14 (17.95%) Advertising
20 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 13 (16.67%) SEO
21 12 (15.38%) T-SQL

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 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.97%) OLAP
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) MySQL
7 5 (6.41%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.85%) SSDT
10 2 (2.56%) DTS
10 2 (2.56%) GIS
10 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.56%) QlikView
10 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (44.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.54%) Selenium
3 8 (10.26%) Subversion
4 5 (6.41%) JMeter
5 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.56%) LoadUI
6 2 (2.56%) MorphX
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.56%) PVCS
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.28%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (17.95%) Advertising
2 11 (14.10%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Avionics
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (82.05%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 22 (28.21%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Database Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.13%) Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Applications Support
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Database Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (80.77%) .NET
2 42 (53.85%) HTML
3 33 (42.31%) CSS
4 30 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 28 (35.90%) .NET Framework
5 28 (35.90%) jQuery
6 21 (26.92%) HTML5
7 19 (24.36%) Ajax
7 19 (24.36%) Web Services
8 18 (23.08%) CSS3
9 17 (21.79%) XML
10 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.10%) WCF
12 9 (11.54%) Entity Framework
13 7 (8.97%) WinForms
13 7 (8.97%) XSLT
14 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (6.41%) SOAP
16 3 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.28%) Fintech
3 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) MVC
3 32 (41.03%) Scrum
4 18 (23.08%) Web Development
5 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) SEO
7 12 (15.38%) TDD
8 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.82%) OO
9 9 (11.54%) Time Management
10 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.97%) ETL
12 6 (7.69%) SDLC
13 5 (6.41%) CRM
14 4 (5.13%) Automation Testing
14 4 (5.13%) Business Transformation
14 4 (5.13%) Coaching
14 4 (5.13%) OOD
14 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) C#
2 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 34 (43.59%) SQL
4 17 (21.79%) Java
5 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
6 12 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.85%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) X++
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) VBA
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.56%) Serena
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
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