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 16 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 76 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 6.79% 4.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.11% 40.86% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 51
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
267 186 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.87% 16.61% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 168 121 178
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 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 16 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 86 (94.51%) .NET
2 81 (89.01%) C#
3 62 (68.13%) SQL Server
4 53 (58.24%) Windows
5 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
7 40 (43.96%) CSS
8 38 (41.76%) HTML
9 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
10 33 (36.26%) Degree
11 31 (34.07%) Software Engineering
12 29 (31.87%) jQuery
13 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (29.67%) IIS
15 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
16 25 (27.47%) C++
17 24 (26.37%) Subversion
17 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
19 22 (24.18%) C
19 22 (24.18%) CSS3
19 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
21 20 (21.98%) HTML5
22 19 (20.88%) NHibernate
22 19 (20.88%) XML
23 18 (19.78%) SQL
23 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
24 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (29.67%) IIS
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.49%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.40%) CMS
6 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.20%) SAS
8 1 (1.10%) Apache
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) InfoPath
3 9 (9.89%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (68.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) OLAP
7 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.20%) MySQL
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Subversion
2 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (6.59%) JIRA
5 6 (6.59%) Hudson
5 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.59%) FishEye
6 5 (5.49%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (5.49%) InstallShield
6 5 (5.49%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.30%) MSTest
8 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.20%) NUnit
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Electronics
3 6 (6.59%) Marketing
4 5 (5.49%) Law
4 5 (5.49%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (68.13%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) Web Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Software Engineer
4 22 (24.18%) Senior Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Senior Web Developer
6 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) C# Programmer
11 2 (2.20%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (2.20%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.20%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (2.20%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.20%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (94.51%) .NET
2 44 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 40 (43.96%) CSS
4 38 (41.76%) HTML
5 29 (31.87%) jQuery
6 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 22 (24.18%) CSS3
9 21 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 20 (21.98%) HTML5
11 19 (20.88%) NHibernate
11 19 (20.88%) XML
12 16 (17.58%) WPF
12 16 (17.58%) MFC
12 16 (17.58%) OpenGL
12 16 (17.58%) Qt
12 16 (17.58%) Direct3D
13 12 (13.19%) Ajax
14 11 (12.09%) STL
15 9 (9.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
2 16 (17.58%) CUDA
2 16 (17.58%) Visualisation
3 8 (8.79%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.24%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.58%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) Scrum
4 16 (17.58%) 3D Visualisation
5 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.19%) OOP
6 12 (13.19%) Software Architecture
7 11 (12.09%) CRM
7 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.89%) TDD
9 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.69%) OO
9 7 (7.69%) UML
10 6 (6.59%) Workflow
10 6 (6.59%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.59%) Change Control
11 5 (5.49%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.49%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (89.01%) C#
2 49 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) C++
4 22 (24.18%) C
5 18 (19.78%) SQL
6 16 (17.58%) VC++
7 10 (10.99%) Java
8 7 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.59%) XQuery
10 4 (4.40%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (36.26%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.59%) Citrix
4 5 (5.49%) Reuters
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Perforce
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TheSmartList
Salary: Up to £28k dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + flex, pension and excellent holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago