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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 53 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.09% 4.41% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.17% 18.40% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 288 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.44% 23.96% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 130 150 89
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 73 (91.25%) C#
2 72 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 70 (87.50%) .NET
4 47 (58.75%) ASP.NET
5 42 (52.50%) jQuery
6 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
7 36 (45.00%) HTML
8 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
10 31 (38.75%) MVC
10 31 (38.75%) CSS
11 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 23 (28.75%) Degree
12 23 (28.75%) SQL
12 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
13 22 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (26.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (25.00%) OOP
15 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (22.50%) Pair Programming
17 18 (22.50%) Windows
17 18 (22.50%) OO
18 17 (21.25%) Web Services
18 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
19 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (18.75%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Project
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) MS Office
5 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (23.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.25%) MySQL
9 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.25%) NCrunch
3 7 (8.75%) Subversion
4 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.75%) NUnit
7 2 (2.50%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.50%) Firebug
7 2 (2.50%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.25%) GitLab
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.25%) WatiN
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Law
2 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (82.50%) Developer
2 33 (41.25%) .NET Developer
3 27 (33.75%) C# Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Software Developer
5 16 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (17.50%) Senior Developer
6 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (8.75%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Applications Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Junior
12 4 (5.00%) Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (87.50%) .NET
2 47 (58.75%) ASP.NET
3 42 (52.50%) jQuery
4 36 (45.00%) HTML
5 31 (38.75%) CSS
6 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 22 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (21.25%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (16.25%) HTML5
12 11 (13.75%) WCF
13 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (12.50%) LINQ
14 8 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (8.75%) XML
16 5 (6.25%) Ajax
16 5 (6.25%) CORBA
17 4 (5.00%) XSLT
17 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Software Engineering
2 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (38.75%) MVC
4 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.00%) OOP
6 18 (22.50%) Pair Programming
6 18 (22.50%) OO
7 12 (15.00%) Scrum
8 11 (13.75%) TDD
8 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.25%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (10.00%) Kanban
10 8 (10.00%) Web Development
11 7 (8.75%) SOA
11 7 (8.75%) Project Management
12 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
13 5 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
14 3 (3.75%) iOS Development
14 3 (3.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (91.25%) C#
2 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.75%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) VBA
8 2 (2.50%) VBScript
8 2 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.25%) HND
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Iron Speed
4 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.50%) Telerik
4 2 (2.50%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.50%) Typemock
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
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