The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 113 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 3.09% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.62% 21.02% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 78 79
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,300 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Visual Studio
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 452 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.60% 14.69% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 297 299 384
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Scotland

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Scotland

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 20 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Glasgow -46 13 £37,500 -3.22% 9
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Stirling - 1 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 74 (77.08%) C#
2 67 (69.79%) .NET
3 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET
5 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
8 36 (37.50%) SQL
9 34 (35.42%) MVC
10 33 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (33.33%) HTML
12 27 (28.13%) Degree
13 26 (27.08%) CSS
13 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
14 23 (23.96%) Scrum
15 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (22.92%) SDLC
16 20 (20.83%) .NET Framework
16 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (18.75%) XML
18 17 (17.71%) Windows
18 17 (17.71%) TDD
19 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
20 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
22 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
22 13 (13.54%) jQuery
22 13 (13.54%) Entity Framework
23 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
23 12 (12.50%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.50%) IIS
3 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.29%) Jetty
4 7 (7.29%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.21%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.08%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) Apache
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.04%) Confluence
8 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (27.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.42%) SaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Office 365
4 4 (4.17%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.08%) GitHub
6 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) DNS
1 1 (1.04%) DSL
1 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.04%) VPN
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.33%) Power BI
6 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.17%) Big Data
8 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.04%) HBase
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.42%) Selenium
3 9 (9.38%) JIRA
4 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.21%) ReSharper
5 5 (5.21%) Subversion
6 4 (4.17%) Moq
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.04%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.04%) Clang
9 1 (1.04%) MSTest
9 1 (1.04%) NUnit
9 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.04%) WinDbg
9 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Law
3 3 (3.13%) Military
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (68.75%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Software Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) CRM Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 7 (7.29%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Tester
9 7 (7.29%) Software Testing Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Tester
9 7 (7.29%) Testing Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.79%) .NET
2 51 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 32 (33.33%) HTML
4 26 (27.08%) CSS
5 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 18 (18.75%) XML
8 13 (13.54%) Entity Framework
8 13 (13.54%) jQuery
9 12 (12.50%) Web Services
10 11 (11.46%) REST
10 11 (11.46%) WCF
11 8 (8.33%) WinForms
12 7 (7.29%) Gherkin
12 7 (7.29%) WPF
13 6 (6.25%) HTML5
13 6 (6.25%) LINQ
13 6 (6.25%) XSLT
14 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.08%) iPad
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) PMI
7 1 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.04%) Fintech
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Android
3 8 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.04%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) MVC
3 23 (23.96%) Scrum
4 22 (22.92%) SDLC
5 17 (17.71%) TDD
6 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.42%) OO
8 10 (10.42%) SOA
8 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.38%) BDD
9 9 (9.38%) CRM
9 9 (9.38%) iOS Development
10 8 (8.33%) High Availability
10 8 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Mobile Development
11 7 (7.29%) ETL
11 7 (7.29%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Security Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.08%) C#
2 41 (42.71%) JavaScript
3 36 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.38%) Python
6 8 (8.33%) Perl
7 7 (7.29%) Ruby
8 5 (5.21%) C
8 5 (5.21%) C++
9 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.13%) Groovy
10 3 (3.13%) Java
10 3 (3.13%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) Scala
12 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Degree
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCTS
5 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
1 1 (1.04%) HDFS
1 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.04%) SCCM
1 1 (1.04%) SCOM
1 1 (1.04%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Cegedim Rx
3 5 (5.21%) Google
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Tableau
5 3 (3.13%) Minitab
5 3 (3.13%) Twitter
6 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) Actian
7 1 (1.04%) Atmel
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Lotus
7 1 (1.04%) Perforce
7 1 (1.04%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Sybase
7 1 (1.04%) VMware
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