The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.60% 2.86% 3.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.57% 25.00% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.60% 11.43% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 18
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 9 (69.23%) LINQ
4 9 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (69.23%) LINQ to SQL
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) SCADA
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
3 9 (69.23%) LINQ
3 9 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (69.23%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) SCADA
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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