Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 77 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 56 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.20% 2.90% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.45% 14.81% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 92
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,900 £23,250 £22,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,875 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +1.19%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 421 378 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.06% 19.60% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 351 342 440
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £49,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Wales

Visual Studio
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
South Wales 0 39 £42,500 +25.00% 19
West Wales +1 4 £33,500 -1.47% 2
North Wales -7 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
3 23 (52.27%) MVC
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
5 21 (47.73%) .NET
6 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (38.64%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) CSS
8 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 16 (36.36%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (34.09%) XML
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 14 (31.82%) VB
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
11 13 (29.55%) jQuery
11 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (27.27%) Practice Management
13 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (25.00%) Law
13 11 (25.00%) JSON
13 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
15 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (18.18%) CSS3

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 2 (4.55%) Serverless
5 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DVB
2 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) Modbus
2 1 (2.27%) RS-232
2 1 (2.27%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.55%) Big Data
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.27%) Power BI
8 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.09%) Xcode
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
1 11 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Developer
3 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SSRS Developer
4 6 (13.64%) T-SQL Developer
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 4 (9.09%) Junior Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) .NET
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 15 (34.09%) XML
5 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) JSON
7 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (18.18%) CSS3
8 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.91%) HTML5
8 7 (15.91%) React
9 6 (13.64%) Web Services
10 5 (11.36%) DOM
10 5 (11.36%) Node.js
11 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.09%) RequireJS
11 4 (9.09%) WCF
12 3 (6.82%) REST
12 3 (6.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) MPEG
2 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Android
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) MVC
2 16 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (27.27%) Practice Management
4 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) API Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.82%) DevOps
10 2 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.55%) Microservices
10 2 (4.55%) MVVM
10 2 (4.55%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (38.64%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 14 (31.82%) VB
7 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
8 7 (15.91%) VBA
9 6 (13.64%) C++
10 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
11 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Tableau