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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 75 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 2.82% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.28% 22.16% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 38
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £6,367 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
195 176 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.31% 12.71% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 129 165
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 37 (82.22%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) .NET
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (37.78%) MVC
6 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 17 (37.78%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) Degree
8 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
9 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (24.44%) Scrum
11 10 (22.22%) HTML
11 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 9 (20.00%) OO
12 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
13 8 (17.78%) WCF
13 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.56%) jQuery
14 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
14 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (15.56%) Games
14 7 (15.56%) Finance
15 6 (13.33%) Google

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) DSL
1 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Power BI
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 4 (8.89%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.22%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Moq
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Military
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technologist
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
5 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.78%) WCF
7 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 6 (13.33%) XML
8 6 (13.33%) XSLT
9 5 (11.11%) WinForms
9 5 (11.11%) WPF
10 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.89%) LINQ
11 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.67%) Web Services
12 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.44%) Ajax
12 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.67%) Taxonomies
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) PMI
6 1 (2.22%) Fintech
6 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) MVC
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Analytics
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.11%) Data Management
7 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.11%) Master Data Management
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Change Management
8 4 (8.89%) Content Management
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Process Management
8 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.44%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Google
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Tableau
4 3 (6.67%) Minitab
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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