Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.65% 3.07% 4.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.42% 15.73% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 87
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,050 £47,500 £46,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 240 426 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.22% 19.51% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 204 375 396
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,075 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 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
Cardiff +3 23 £36,500 +10.61% 3
Newport +1 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Torfaen - 1 £22,000 -
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 South Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (78.38%) C#
3 25 (67.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) MVC
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
8 9 (24.32%) SDLC
9 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
9 8 (21.62%) CRM
9 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) CMS
10 7 (18.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (18.92%) DevOps
11 6 (16.22%) Coaching
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) QA
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.51%) BDD
12 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.51%) Release Management

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 7 (18.92%) CMS
1 7 (18.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (10.81%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (10.81%) OLAP
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Applications Support
5 7 (18.92%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Developer
7 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (10.81%) React
6 4 (10.81%) RequireJS
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.11%) REST
7 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.11%) XSLT
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) MVC
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) SDLC
5 8 (21.62%) CRM
6 7 (18.92%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) Coaching
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
9 4 (10.81%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle