Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 51 83
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 -44
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 69 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.51% 3.95% 3.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.50% 17.16% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 72 55
Median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £36,875 £22,825 £30,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% +4.72% +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 337 402 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.45% 23.04% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 278 343 331
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £54,844
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 -6 23 £53,750 +19.44% 4
North Wales +10 9 £40,000 +34.45% 1
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) .NET
4 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
5 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
7 13 (40.63%) Degree
8 10 (31.25%) Azure
8 10 (31.25%) Docker
8 10 (31.25%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (28.13%) Retail
10 8 (25.00%) C#
10 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (21.88%) Web Development
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) Windows
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) Unix
13 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
13 5 (15.63%) DHCP
13 5 (15.63%) VPN
13 5 (15.63%) DNS
13 5 (15.63%) Java
13 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
13 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
13 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
13 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery

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 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
3 3 (9.38%) Logic Apps
4 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 2 (6.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
1 5 (15.63%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Maven
2 5 (15.63%) Mocha
2 5 (15.63%) Protractor
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio Code
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Team Leader
3 11 (34.38%) Lead .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Lead Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Cloud Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Core
4 3 (9.38%) ADO
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Native
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) CentOS
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) SUSE
2 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
5 5 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Identity Management
5 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Test Management
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) TypeScript
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Guidewire
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat