The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 3.87% 3.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.84% 28.83% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 32
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
196 163 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.12% 13.44% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 153 112 89
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 64 (95.52%) C#
1 64 (95.52%) .NET
2 45 (67.16%) SQL Server
3 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
4 35 (52.24%) Windows
5 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
5 29 (43.28%) Degree
6 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
8 24 (35.82%) jQuery
9 23 (34.33%) .NET Framework
9 23 (34.33%) HTML
10 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
10 21 (31.34%) Subversion
11 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
11 20 (29.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (29.85%) C++
12 18 (26.87%) C
12 18 (26.87%) TDD
13 17 (25.37%) WPF
13 17 (25.37%) OOP
13 17 (25.37%) Software Architecture
14 16 (23.88%) CUDA
14 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
14 16 (23.88%) Direct3D
14 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
14 16 (23.88%) VC++
14 16 (23.88%) UNIX
14 16 (23.88%) STL
14 16 (23.88%) SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (14.93%) IIS
2 9 (13.43%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (8.96%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) InfoPath
3 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) Intranet
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Subversion
2 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (8.96%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.46%) MSBuild
4 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.46%) InstallShield
5 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.99%) FishEye
6 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (23.88%) Electronics
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Law
2 5 (7.46%) Legal
2 5 (7.46%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Software Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Programmer
5 7 (10.45%) .NET Programmer
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Junior
7 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.49%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (95.52%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
3 24 (35.82%) jQuery
4 23 (34.33%) HTML
4 23 (34.33%) .NET Framework
5 17 (25.37%) WPF
6 16 (23.88%) Qt
6 16 (23.88%) Direct3D
6 16 (23.88%) OpenGL
6 16 (23.88%) MFC
6 16 (23.88%) STL
7 15 (22.39%) CSS
8 14 (20.90%) XML
8 14 (20.90%) Ajax
8 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (16.42%) NHibernate
10 10 (14.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (11.94%) WCF
12 6 (8.96%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (8.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.88%) Visualisation
2 16 (23.88%) CUDA
2 16 (23.88%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) e-Health
5 1 (1.49%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
2 18 (26.87%) TDD
3 17 (25.37%) OOP
3 17 (25.37%) Software Architecture
4 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
4 16 (23.88%) 3D Visualisation
5 13 (19.40%) CRM
6 12 (17.91%) MVC
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) OO
9 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.46%) Practice Management
10 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.48%) Analytics
11 3 (4.48%) UML
11 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (95.52%) C#
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) C++
4 18 (26.87%) C
5 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) VC++
6 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.46%) XQuery
7 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.46%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Twitter
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Reuters
4 3 (4.48%) Perforce
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + (Negotiable salary)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + 33 days hol,BUPA,Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 18 days ago