The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Wales / North Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 10.81% 2.38% 4.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 57.14% 100.00% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -23.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7 1 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 18.92% 2.38% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in North Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in North Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in North 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 North Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Flintshire - 4 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Xcode
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 3 (75.00%) Android Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) ES6
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Android

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Android Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Android SDK
2 3 (75.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) ES6
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft