The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 69 56
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.74% 1.93% 3.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.60% 14.38% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 30
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,684
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -1.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £45,000 £52,500
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 125 153 206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.31% 13.42% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 113 141 178
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £29,963 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 South Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in South Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in South Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff +15 22 £34,500 +2.22% 1
Newport +14 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Visual Studio
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 89 (92.71%) .NET
2 86 (89.58%) C#
3 77 (80.21%) SQL Server
4 71 (73.96%) MVC
5 64 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
8 43 (44.79%) TDD
8 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (42.71%) Test Automation
9 41 (42.71%) Unit Testing
10 40 (41.67%) Web Services
10 40 (41.67%) BDD
11 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
12 36 (37.50%) Software Engineering
12 36 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
14 34 (35.42%) HTML
15 31 (32.29%) SQL
15 31 (32.29%) REST
16 30 (31.25%) SOAP
17 29 (30.21%) Subversion
18 28 (29.17%) IIS
18 28 (29.17%) RESTful
18 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (29.17%) Continuous Deployment
19 27 (28.13%) User Experience
19 27 (28.13%) Java
20 26 (27.08%) Performance Optimisation

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 28 (29.17%) IIS
2 25 (26.04%) Tomcat
2 25 (26.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.33%) CMS
4 7 (7.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.04%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Sage 200
1 6 (6.25%) Sage 50
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (80.21%) SQL Server
2 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (30.21%) Subversion
2 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (26.04%) Eclipse
3 25 (26.04%) Maven
4 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.29%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.25%) Selenium
8 5 (5.21%) Artifactory
8 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.21%) IntelliJ
8 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.08%) Grunt
10 2 (2.08%) MbUnit
10 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.08%) MSTest
10 2 (2.08%) NUnit
10 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.04%) gulp
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (64.58%) Developer
2 48 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (27.08%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Java Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.29%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Junior
9 7 (7.29%) Junior .NET Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Junior Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (92.71%) .NET
2 64 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 43 (44.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (41.67%) Web Services
5 36 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (35.42%) .NET Framework
6 34 (35.42%) HTML
7 31 (32.29%) REST
8 30 (31.25%) SOAP
9 28 (29.17%) RESTful
10 25 (26.04%) EJB
10 25 (26.04%) Hibernate
10 25 (26.04%) Java SE
10 25 (26.04%) Spring
11 22 (22.92%) CSS
12 21 (21.88%) Middleware
13 15 (15.63%) WCF
14 14 (14.58%) XML
15 12 (12.50%) HTML5
15 12 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) User Experience
2 20 (20.83%) Mainframe
3 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.21%) NHS
7 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.04%) Fintech
9 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Android
2 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (73.96%) MVC
2 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (44.79%) TDD
4 41 (42.71%) Test Automation
4 41 (42.71%) Unit Testing
5 40 (41.67%) BDD
6 36 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 28 (29.17%) Continuous Deployment
8 26 (27.08%) Customer Insight
8 26 (27.08%) Performance Optimisation
9 25 (26.04%) Scrum
10 21 (21.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (14.58%) SDLC
11 14 (14.58%) Web Development
12 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (10.42%) DevOps
14 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
15 5 (5.21%) Coaching
15 5 (5.21%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 86 (89.58%) C#
2 37 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 27 (28.13%) Java
5 21 (21.88%) VB.NET
6 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (26.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) IBM
3 10 (10.42%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.29%) Sage
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle
6 4 (4.17%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago