The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 86 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -51
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.84% 1.78% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 12.02% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 39
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £44,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
174 233 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.37% 14.81% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 110 157 109
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 54 (85.71%) .NET
2 51 (80.95%) C#
3 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 30 (47.62%) WPF
5 27 (42.86%) Degree
6 25 (39.68%) HTML
7 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
8 23 (36.51%) CSS
9 22 (34.92%) Windows
9 22 (34.92%) jQuery
10 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
11 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
11 19 (30.16%) TDD
12 18 (28.57%) WinForms
12 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
12 18 (28.57%) C
12 18 (28.57%) UNIX
12 18 (28.57%) OOP
13 17 (26.98%) C++
13 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
13 17 (26.98%) Subversion
13 17 (26.98%) MVC
13 17 (26.98%) Software Architecture
14 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
14 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
14 16 (25.40%) 3D Visualisation
14 16 (25.40%) Linear Algebra

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Informix
4 2 (3.17%) Ingres
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Subversion
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.17%) GitLab
5 1 (1.59%) WatiN
5 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 16 (25.40%) Electronics
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Software Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior WPF Developer
6 5 (7.94%) WPF Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Quantitative Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (85.71%) .NET
2 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 30 (47.62%) WPF
4 25 (39.68%) HTML
5 23 (36.51%) CSS
6 22 (34.92%) jQuery
7 18 (28.57%) WinForms
8 16 (25.40%) MFC
8 16 (25.40%) STL
9 15 (23.81%) OpenGL
9 15 (23.81%) Qt
9 15 (23.81%) Direct3D
10 14 (22.22%) XML
11 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
12 12 (19.05%) NHibernate
12 12 (19.05%) HTML5
13 10 (15.87%) XSD
14 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (9.52%) Ajax
16 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Mathematics
2 17 (26.98%) Computer Science
3 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
4 15 (23.81%) CUDA
5 6 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.17%) Equities
7 2 (3.17%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (3.17%) Derivative
7 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.59%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) FMCG
8 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Solaris
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) TDD
4 18 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 18 (28.57%) OOP
5 17 (26.98%) MVC
5 17 (26.98%) Software Architecture
6 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
6 16 (25.40%) 3D Visualisation
6 16 (25.40%) Linear Algebra
7 7 (11.11%) MVVM
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Line Management
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Business Development
10 4 (6.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) C#
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) C
4 17 (26.98%) C++
5 16 (25.40%) VC++
6 14 (22.22%) SQL
7 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.35%) VB
9 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.76%) VBA
10 2 (3.17%) F#
10 2 (3.17%) XPath
10 2 (3.17%) VBScript
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Sun
4 2 (3.17%) Telerik
4 2 (3.17%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago