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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.88% 2.04% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 64.71% 14.29% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £40,750 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
17 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.09% 14.29% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 15
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) WPF
5 7 (41.18%) WinForms
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 6 (35.29%) C++
6 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) LINQ
7 5 (29.41%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) C
10 2 (11.76%) VB
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 1 (5.88%) HTML
11 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (5.88%) Oracle
11 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
11 1 (5.88%) CSS
11 1 (5.88%) Web Services
11 1 (5.88%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior WPF Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) WPF
3 7 (41.18%) WinForms
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (29.41%) LINQ
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) XSD
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago