Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 4.10% 1.06% 3.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.81% 25.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
North Wales median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.43% +18.57%
10th Percentile £26,400 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £41,750 £45,000 £43,250
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +1.56%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 17.21% 4.26% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 18
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +52.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £30,700 £41,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £66,750 £45,375
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

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
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in North Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire -1 5 £37,500 -16.67%
Visual Studio
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata