Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 62 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 31 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.63% 2.71% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.76% 10.44% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 62
10th Percentile £27,875 £38,000 £28,325
25th Percentile £35,745 £43,750 £31,975
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,130 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.56% +16.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £44,515 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £52,500 " £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,125
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +4.72%

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 344 297 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.41% 25.92% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 259 244 354
10th Percentile £31,220 £29,000 £28,225
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £53,934 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £58,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Wales.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Wales

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in Wales over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 +7 33 £40,130 -23.56% 6
West Wales - 4 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 34 (91.89%) C#
2 32 (86.49%) .NET
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (59.46%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
6 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
7 18 (48.65%) Advertising
8 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
8 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (40.54%) T-SQL
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
11 13 (35.14%) HTML5
11 13 (35.14%) Finance
12 12 (32.43%) Azure
12 12 (32.43%) DevOps
13 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Core
13 11 (29.73%) nginx
13 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (29.73%) MVC
13 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
13 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
13 11 (29.73%) IIS
13 11 (29.73%) Linux
14 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
14 10 (27.03%) TDD
14 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (27.03%) Degree
14 10 (27.03%) Software Testing

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 11 (29.73%) IIS
1 11 (29.73%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.70%) Power Automate
3 1 (2.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (10.81%) Power BI
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 18 (48.65%) Advertising
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
2 14 (37.84%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (37.84%) C# Developer
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Applications Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Software Engineer
5 10 (27.03%) .NET Applications Developer
5 10 (27.03%) C# Application Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft 365 Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
5 13 (35.14%) HTML5
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Core
6 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) LINQ
7 5 (13.51%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
8 2 (5.41%) Ajax
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.41%) LESS
9 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.03%) BDD
4 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) SOLID
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Ergonomics
7 2 (5.41%) Fintech
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) T-SQL
4 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
5 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) Delphi
7 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle