Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 91 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 53 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.80% 2.61% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.67% 12.96% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 97
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £16,000 £24,600 £23,100
90th Percentile £63,000 £56,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 415 409 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.72% 20.11% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 336 360 473
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,675 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +2 31 £42,500 +6.25% 25
West Wales +5 3 £31,000 -0.80%
North Wales -1 1 - - 4
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 30 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) MVC
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 13 (36.11%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (30.56%) JSON
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
6 11 (30.56%) XML
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (25.00%) CSS3
9 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) Law
9 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.22%) VB

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 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Power BI
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Android Studio
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.11%) Xcode
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) MbUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) MSTest
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
1 8 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 11 (30.56%) JSON
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 9 (25.00%) CSS3
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (19.44%) HTML5
7 6 (16.67%) Node.js
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.89%) DOM
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.11%) React
10 3 (8.33%) RESTful
10 3 (8.33%) WCF
11 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
11 2 (5.56%) OAuth
11 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) MPEG
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Practice Management
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) API Testing
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.56%) MVVM
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (22.22%) VB
6 7 (19.44%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.33%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft