The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wrexham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 10 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 10.00% 15.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% 62.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
North 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 Wrexham region.

Development Applications Category
Wrexham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham 26.67% 24.24% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 1
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wrexham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Wrexham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wrexham

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) SEO
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft