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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / Wales
Rank 33 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +55 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 72 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.67% 1.43% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.80% 9.57% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 19 20
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -1.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £47,200 £38,250
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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 259 209 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.98% 14.90% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 199 175 142
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +10.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 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
South Wales +62 63 £42,500 +30.76% 14
West Wales -8 8 £42,635 +55.03% 3
Mid Wales - 1 £39,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 94 (89.52%) .NET
2 91 (86.67%) C#
3 78 (74.29%) SQL Server
4 70 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (65.71%) ASP.NET
6 66 (62.86%) MVC
7 51 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (46.67%) .NET Framework
9 48 (45.71%) TDD
10 46 (43.81%) Unit Testing
11 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (39.05%) SQL
13 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
13 39 (37.14%) HTML
13 39 (37.14%) Web Services
14 38 (36.19%) BDD
15 37 (35.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (33.33%) REST
16 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
17 34 (32.38%) IIS
17 34 (32.38%) Software Engineering
18 33 (31.43%) Java
18 33 (31.43%) RESTful
19 32 (30.48%) Subversion
20 31 (29.52%) SOAP
20 31 (29.52%) Continuous Deployment
21 30 (28.57%) CSS
22 29 (27.62%) IBM
22 29 (27.62%) Eclipse
22 29 (27.62%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 34 (32.38%) IIS
2 28 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 28 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.62%) CMS
4 7 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.76%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
Applications
1 26 (24.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Sage 200
1 6 (5.71%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 37 (35.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (16.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.90%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Subversion
2 29 (27.62%) Eclipse
2 29 (27.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (26.67%) Maven
4 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.52%) Selenium
6 6 (5.71%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.76%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.90%) Grunt
10 2 (1.90%) MbUnit
10 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.90%) MSTest
10 2 (1.90%) NUnit
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (55.24%) Developer
2 41 (39.05%) .NET Developer
3 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) .NET Software Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (12.38%) Analyst
7 12 (11.43%) Java Engineer
7 12 (11.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (10.48%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Junior
10 6 (5.71%) Junior .NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (89.52%) .NET
2 69 (65.71%) ASP.NET
3 51 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 42 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (37.14%) HTML
6 39 (37.14%) Web Services
7 35 (33.33%) REST
8 33 (31.43%) RESTful
9 31 (29.52%) SOAP
10 30 (28.57%) CSS
11 28 (26.67%) EJB
11 28 (26.67%) Hibernate
11 28 (26.67%) Java SE
11 28 (26.67%) Spring
12 24 (22.86%) Middleware
13 20 (19.05%) WCF
14 18 (17.14%) XML
15 15 (14.29%) HTML5
16 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) User Experience
2 23 (21.90%) Mainframe
3 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) NHS
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Android
2 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (62.86%) MVC
3 48 (45.71%) TDD
4 46 (43.81%) Unit Testing
5 38 (36.19%) BDD
6 34 (32.38%) Software Engineering
7 31 (29.52%) Continuous Deployment
8 29 (27.62%) Scrum
9 28 (26.67%) Customer Insight
9 28 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.33%) Web Development
11 11 (10.48%) OO
11 11 (10.48%) SDLC
12 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.62%) Coaching
14 8 (7.62%) Regression Testing
15 7 (6.67%) DevOps
15 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (86.67%) C#
2 41 (39.05%) SQL
3 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 33 (31.43%) Java
5 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 16 (15.24%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.86%) C++
7 3 (2.86%) VB
8 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 27 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 29 (27.62%) IBM
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Sage
3 7 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.76%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.86%) Adobe
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IntaPeople
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 12 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Swansea
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Barry, South Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Swansea
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Barry, South Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: Up to 45,269 (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago