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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 1.51% 2.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.20% 11.59% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 27
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
241 164 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.23% 13.05% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 125 119
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 47 (87.04%) .NET
3 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
3 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (68.52%) Scrum
5 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 33 (61.11%) Finance
7 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
7 32 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (46.30%) TDD
10 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
11 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
11 22 (40.74%) MVC
12 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
12 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (33.33%) OO
14 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
17 11 (20.37%) NUnit
17 11 (20.37%) SQL
18 10 (18.52%) Subversion
18 10 (18.52%) Selenium
18 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
18 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
19 9 (16.67%) Gherkin
19 9 (16.67%) User Stories
19 9 (16.67%) WebDriver

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) CMS
1 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) iPaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (20.37%) NUnit
3 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium
3 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
3 10 (18.52%) Subversion
4 9 (16.67%) MSTest
4 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.41%) JUnit
5 4 (7.41%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) NSubstitute
6 2 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 33 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Analyst Programmer
2 16 (29.63%) Programmer
3 15 (27.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 15 (27.78%) .NET Programmer
3 15 (27.78%) C# Programmer
4 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Programme Support Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 23 (42.59%) .NET Framework
4 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 7 (12.96%) CSS
9 5 (9.26%) HTML
10 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.41%) REST
10 4 (7.41%) SOAP
10 4 (7.41%) WCF
10 4 (7.41%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) XML
10 4 (7.41%) XML Schema
10 4 (7.41%) XSLT
11 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.70%) Ember.js
11 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (68.52%) Scrum
3 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (46.30%) TDD
5 22 (40.74%) MVC
6 18 (33.33%) OO
7 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (16.67%) OOP
8 9 (16.67%) User Stories
9 7 (12.96%) SDLC
9 7 (12.96%) Software Architecture
10 6 (11.11%) Data Management
11 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
13 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
13 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) Delphi
6 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.56%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Tableau
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
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