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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 80 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -48
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 2.01% 6.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.76% 12.41% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 44
Average salary £38,500 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.98% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
173 266 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.67% 16.22% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 108 173 118
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 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 59 (86.76%) .NET
2 58 (85.29%) C#
3 34 (50.00%) WPF
4 30 (44.12%) Degree
4 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
5 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
6 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (38.24%) HTML
7 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
8 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 23 (33.82%) Windows
10 22 (32.35%) CSS
11 20 (29.41%) UNIX
11 20 (29.41%) Mathematics
12 19 (27.94%) TDD
12 19 (27.94%) C
12 19 (27.94%) OOP
12 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
12 19 (27.94%) jQuery
12 19 (27.94%) Unit Testing
13 18 (26.47%) Software Architecture
13 18 (26.47%) C++
13 18 (26.47%) Subversion
13 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
13 18 (26.47%) WinForms
14 17 (25.00%) MVC
14 17 (25.00%) Electronics
14 17 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 17 (25.00%) MFC
14 17 (25.00%) STL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.41%) Intranet
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Informix
5 2 (2.94%) Ingres
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Subversion
2 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) GitLab
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.47%) WatiN
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (25.00%) Electronics
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) WinForms Developer
7 5 (7.35%) WPF Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior WinForms Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Quantitative Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (86.76%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) WPF
3 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET
4 26 (38.24%) HTML
5 22 (32.35%) CSS
6 19 (27.94%) jQuery
7 18 (26.47%) WinForms
8 17 (25.00%) STL
8 17 (25.00%) XML
8 17 (25.00%) MFC
8 17 (25.00%) Qt
8 17 (25.00%) OpenGL
8 17 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 17 (25.00%) Direct3D
9 11 (16.18%) HTML5
10 10 (14.71%) NHibernate
11 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
11 9 (13.24%) XSD
11 9 (13.24%) Ajax
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
3 17 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 17 (25.00%) CUDA
4 5 (7.35%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.94%) Equities
6 2 (2.94%) Exotic Derivative
6 2 (2.94%) Derivative
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) FMCG
7 1 (1.47%) Physics
7 1 (1.47%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) TDD
3 19 (27.94%) OOP
3 19 (27.94%) Unit Testing
4 18 (26.47%) Software Architecture
5 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 17 (25.00%) MVC
5 17 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
5 17 (25.00%) Linear Algebra
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.82%) MVVM
8 5 (7.35%) OO
9 4 (5.88%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Business Development
9 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) C#
2 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.94%) C
4 18 (26.47%) C++
5 17 (25.00%) VC++
6 15 (22.06%) SQL
7 13 (19.12%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.88%) VB
8 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.94%) VBScript
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) XPath
10 2 (2.94%) F#
11 1 (1.47%) XAML
11 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Sun
4 2 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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