The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 87 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.29% 1.20% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.52% 6.63% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 23
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
224 196 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.95% 18.13% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124 114 79
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Glasgow region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 95 (87.16%) C#
2 94 (86.24%) .NET
3 79 (72.48%) SQL Server
4 68 (62.39%) ASP.NET
5 65 (59.63%) HTML
6 63 (57.80%) SQL
7 62 (56.88%) JavaScript
7 62 (56.88%) jQuery
8 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (49.54%) CSS
10 53 (48.62%) Software Engineering
11 35 (32.11%) LINQ
12 34 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 31 (28.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (26.61%) SharePoint
15 27 (24.77%) Unit Testing
16 26 (23.85%) Ajax
16 26 (23.85%) .NET Framework
16 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
17 25 (22.94%) RAD
17 25 (22.94%) VBScript
17 25 (22.94%) Law
17 25 (22.94%) Legal
17 25 (22.94%) MVC
17 25 (22.94%) Systems Analysis
17 25 (22.94%) Document Management
18 23 (21.10%) Degree
19 22 (20.18%) Windows
20 20 (18.35%) Coaching

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 29 (26.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.68%) IIS
3 10 (9.17%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.59%) JBoss
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.92%) DNS
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
1 1 (0.92%) Intranet
1 1 (0.92%) X.509
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (72.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (28.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (11.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.59%) MySQL
8 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.92%) QlikView
10 1 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.92%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.92%) DTS
10 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (26.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.34%) NCrunch
3 7 (6.42%) ReSharper
4 5 (4.59%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.59%) IntelliJ
4 5 (4.59%) NUnit
4 5 (4.59%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.75%) Subversion
6 3 (2.75%) Firebug
6 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.83%) Moq
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (22.94%) Law
1 25 (22.94%) Legal
2 14 (12.84%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Military
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (71.56%) Developer
2 50 (45.87%) Software Engineer
3 42 (38.53%) Software Developer
4 27 (24.77%) Applications Developer
5 26 (23.85%) Analyst
6 25 (22.94%) Programmer
7 21 (19.27%) Analyst Programmer
7 21 (19.27%) Analyst Developer
8 19 (17.43%) C# Developer
9 16 (14.68%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
10 13 (11.93%) .NET Developer
11 9 (8.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (6.42%) Senior Applications Developer
12 7 (6.42%) Senior Programmer
13 6 (5.50%) Junior
14 5 (4.59%) Junior Software Engineer
14 5 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 3 (2.75%) C# Software Developer
15 3 (2.75%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (86.24%) .NET
2 68 (62.39%) ASP.NET
3 65 (59.63%) HTML
4 62 (56.88%) jQuery
5 54 (49.54%) CSS
6 35 (32.11%) LINQ
7 34 (31.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 26 (23.85%) Ajax
8 26 (23.85%) .NET Framework
9 19 (17.43%) Web Services
10 17 (15.60%) XML
11 16 (14.68%) WCF
12 15 (13.76%) HTML5
13 14 (12.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (12.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (9.17%) Silverlight
16 9 (8.26%) XSLT
17 6 (5.50%) WinForms
18 5 (4.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.83%) UNIX
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.62%) Software Engineering
3 27 (24.77%) Unit Testing
4 25 (22.94%) Systems Analysis
4 25 (22.94%) Document Management
4 25 (22.94%) RAD
4 25 (22.94%) MVC
5 20 (18.35%) Coaching
6 19 (17.43%) OO
7 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
8 17 (15.60%) Scrum
9 15 (13.76%) OOP
10 12 (11.01%) Pair Programming
10 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.26%) TDD
12 8 (7.34%) Data Management
13 7 (6.42%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (5.50%) Business Analysis
15 5 (4.59%) Business Development
15 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 95 (87.16%) C#
2 63 (57.80%) SQL
3 62 (56.88%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.94%) VBScript
5 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.50%) Java
7 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.92%) R
10 1 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.92%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Iron Speed
4 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.75%) Telerik
5 2 (1.83%) Typemock
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.83%) Cognos
5 2 (1.83%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter
6 1 (0.92%) Vertica
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
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