The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 12 2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 6.82% 27.78%
As % of the Development Applications category - 23.08% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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 Highlands region.

Development Applications Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 29.55% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the Highlands

Visual Studio
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft