The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 14.67% - 22.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.67% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 18
Average salary £27,500 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Visual Studio
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Development Applications Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 40.00% 6.67% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 25
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £31,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Wales region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in West Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in West Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Swansea - 11 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) LINQ
6 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 4 (36.36%) XSLT
7 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Sage 200
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 2 (18.18%) Sage
8 2 (18.18%) OOP
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) MS Office
9 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (9.09%) Advertising

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) LINQ
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sage