The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.82% 1.57% 4.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 29.41% 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 16
Average salary £43,750 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.74% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,300 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.25% 5.33% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 28
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) HND
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) HND
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) AVEVA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Intergraph
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