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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 60 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.87% 4.03% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.41% 25.70% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 30
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,125
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
174 214 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.82% 15.69% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 131 158 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 110 (93.22%) C#
2 107 (90.68%) .NET
3 75 (63.56%) SQL Server
4 58 (49.15%) Degree
5 55 (46.61%) ASP.NET
6 52 (44.07%) HTML
6 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
7 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
7 49 (41.53%) MVC
7 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (38.14%) Windows
9 43 (36.44%) .NET Framework
10 42 (35.59%) CSS
11 37 (31.36%) Unit Testing
12 36 (30.51%) Software Engineering
13 35 (29.66%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (29.66%) Finance
14 34 (28.81%) jQuery
14 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (27.12%) TDD
16 31 (26.27%) WPF
17 29 (24.58%) SQL
18 28 (23.73%) C++
18 28 (23.73%) XML
18 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
19 26 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (22.03%) C
19 26 (22.03%) OOP
20 25 (21.19%) OO
20 25 (21.19%) Mathematics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (11.02%) IIS
2 11 (9.32%) Umbraco
2 11 (9.32%) CMS
3 9 (7.63%) NServiceBus
4 6 (5.08%) WordPress
4 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.69%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) Ethernet
2 8 (6.78%) HTTP
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 3 (2.54%) DNS
4 3 (2.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (63.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) Informix
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
7 1 (0.85%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (20.34%) Subversion
3 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.47%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.54%) Selenium
6 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.54%) NUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.69%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.69%) Moq
8 1 (0.85%) GitLab
8 1 (0.85%) MSTest
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) WatiN
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 19 (16.10%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) French Language
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (66.10%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Software Developer
3 24 (20.34%) Software Engineer
4 21 (17.80%) .NET Developer
4 21 (17.80%) Analyst
5 17 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 17 (14.41%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (8.47%) Programmer
7 9 (7.63%) .NET Programmer
7 9 (7.63%) Lead Developer
7 9 (7.63%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.39%) WinForms Developer
11 4 (3.39%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (90.68%) .NET
2 55 (46.61%) ASP.NET
3 52 (44.07%) HTML
4 43 (36.44%) .NET Framework
5 42 (35.59%) CSS
6 34 (28.81%) jQuery
6 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (26.27%) WPF
8 28 (23.73%) XML
9 20 (16.95%) NHibernate
10 19 (16.10%) Qt
10 19 (16.10%) Direct3D
10 19 (16.10%) OpenGL
10 19 (16.10%) MFC
10 19 (16.10%) STL
11 16 (13.56%) WCF
11 16 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (11.86%) WinForms
13 13 (11.02%) Web Services
14 12 (10.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.19%) Mathematics
3 19 (16.10%) Visualisation
3 19 (16.10%) CUDA
4 6 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.39%) Physics
5 4 (3.39%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) UNIX
3 14 (11.86%) Linux
4 9 (7.63%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.54%) Android
6 2 (1.69%) Solaris
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) MVC
1 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.36%) Unit Testing
3 36 (30.51%) Software Engineering
4 35 (29.66%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (27.12%) TDD
6 26 (22.03%) OOP
7 25 (21.19%) OO
8 23 (19.49%) Scrum
9 22 (18.64%) Waterfall
10 19 (16.10%) Software Architecture
10 19 (16.10%) 3D Visualisation
10 19 (16.10%) Linear Algebra
11 14 (11.86%) Web Development
12 10 (8.47%) SOA
13 8 (6.78%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (5.93%) Analytics
14 7 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.93%) CRM
15 6 (5.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 110 (93.22%) C#
2 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.58%) SQL
4 28 (23.73%) C++
5 26 (22.03%) C
6 21 (17.80%) T-SQL
7 19 (16.10%) VC++
8 10 (8.47%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.24%) XPath
11 3 (2.54%) PHP
11 3 (2.54%) VBA
11 3 (2.54%) VBScript
11 3 (2.54%) VB
12 2 (1.69%) Java
12 2 (1.69%) F#
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.85%) Python
13 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (49.15%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISEB
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (41.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 9 (7.63%) Twitter
3 9 (7.63%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.39%) Kony
5 3 (2.54%) Google
5 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) HP
5 3 (2.54%) Perforce
6 2 (1.69%) Telerik
6 2 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
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