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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 97 55 78
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 57 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 4.12% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 20.88% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 52 20
Average salary £41,750 £35,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.19% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £30,250 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £45,000
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
227 273 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.57% 19.71% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 114 160 131
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
3 22 (73.33%) .NET
4 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
6 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (46.67%) CSS
7 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
8 13 (43.33%) Entity Framework
8 13 (43.33%) HTML5
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (40.00%) GitLab
9 12 (40.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
9 12 (40.00%) LINQ
9 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (40.00%) Oracle
10 10 (33.33%) MVC
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (33.33%) ETL
10 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 9 (30.00%) jQuery
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (26.67%) NHibernate
12 8 (26.67%) Subversion
12 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (26.67%) Web Services
12 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (23.33%) Big Data
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (3.33%) SQLite
7 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 12 (40.00%) GitLab
2 8 (26.67%) Subversion
3 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium
3 7 (23.33%) WatiN
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) MSBuild
3 7 (23.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) GDB
4 2 (6.67%) Clang
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) Xcode
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) CodeWarrior
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) NSubstitute
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 14 (46.67%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) Entity Framework
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (40.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 12 (40.00%) LINQ
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
8 8 (26.67%) NHibernate
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) XSD
9 7 (23.33%) XSLT
9 7 (23.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Wiki
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (33.33%) ETL
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) Data Analytics
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (13.33%) C
8 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) Python
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Informatica
3 7 (23.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.33%) Hyland
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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