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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 2.21% 3.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.74% 16.92% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 33
Average salary £39,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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
230 195 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.82% 13.05% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 167 153 112
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 46 (75.41%) C#
3 36 (59.02%) Software Engineering
4 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
5 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (45.90%) Windows
6 28 (45.90%) SDLC
7 24 (39.34%) WinForms
7 24 (39.34%) Degree
8 23 (37.70%) TDD
8 23 (37.70%) Subversion
9 21 (34.43%) jQuery
9 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.79%) HTML
10 20 (32.79%) CSS
10 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
10 20 (32.79%) WPF
11 19 (31.15%) OOP
11 19 (31.15%) Software Architecture
12 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
12 18 (29.51%) Linear Algebra
12 18 (29.51%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (29.51%) VC++
12 18 (29.51%) Ethernet
12 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
12 18 (29.51%) STL
12 18 (29.51%) C++
12 18 (29.51%) C
12 18 (29.51%) MFC
12 18 (29.51%) Visualisation

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Informix
3 1 (1.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Subversion
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.20%) Hudson
5 5 (8.20%) MSBuild
5 5 (8.20%) AccuRev
5 5 (8.20%) Maven
5 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) GitLab
General
1 18 (29.51%) Electronics
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Release Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
3 24 (39.34%) WinForms
4 21 (34.43%) jQuery
5 20 (32.79%) HTML
5 20 (32.79%) CSS
5 20 (32.79%) WPF
6 18 (29.51%) MFC
6 18 (29.51%) STL
7 14 (22.95%) NHibernate
8 12 (19.67%) XML
9 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.39%) Direct3D
10 10 (16.39%) XSD
10 10 (16.39%) OpenGL
10 10 (16.39%) Qt
11 9 (14.75%) HTML5
12 6 (9.84%) WCF
13 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Mathematics
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
1 18 (29.51%) Visualisation
2 10 (16.39%) CUDA
3 8 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Software Engineering
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) SDLC
4 23 (37.70%) TDD
5 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
6 19 (31.15%) Software Architecture
6 19 (31.15%) OOP
7 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
7 18 (29.51%) 3D Visualisation
7 18 (29.51%) Linear Algebra
8 17 (27.87%) MVC
9 10 (16.39%) UML
10 8 (13.11%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (13.11%) OOD
10 8 (13.11%) Scrum
11 7 (11.48%) Line Management
11 7 (11.48%) MVVM
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.84%) Web Development
13 5 (8.20%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.51%) C++
3 18 (29.51%) C
3 18 (29.51%) VC++
4 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 2 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) MiFID
1 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.64%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
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