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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 68 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 92 109 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.93% 3.13% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.05% 17.03% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 66
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
437 640 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.91% 18.37% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 283 392 220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
Glasgow -9 43 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Edinburgh +6 40 £38,500 +4.05% 5
Aberdeen +17 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £47,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 192 (91.00%) C#
2 191 (90.52%) .NET
3 150 (71.09%) SQL Server
4 101 (47.87%) ASP.NET
5 88 (41.71%) HTML
6 81 (38.39%) JavaScript
7 80 (37.91%) MVC
8 77 (36.49%) jQuery
9 75 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (35.07%) Degree
11 72 (34.12%) CSS
12 71 (33.65%) Software Engineering
13 68 (32.23%) .NET Framework
13 68 (32.23%) Microsoft
14 64 (30.33%) Windows
15 55 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (24.64%) SQL
17 48 (22.75%) OOP
17 48 (22.75%) WPF
18 46 (21.80%) XML
19 43 (20.38%) SQL Server 2008
20 41 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (18.96%) Computer Science
22 39 (18.48%) TDD
23 37 (17.54%) OO
23 37 (17.54%) Unit Testing
24 35 (16.59%) C++
24 35 (16.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 32 (15.17%) Twitter Bootstrap

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 24 (11.37%) IIS
2 13 (6.16%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.74%) CMS
4 6 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.84%) WordPress
4 6 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.37%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.42%) JBoss
6 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.42%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.95%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.79%) HTTP
2 8 (3.79%) Intranet
3 4 (1.90%) Internet
4 3 (1.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (71.09%) SQL Server
2 43 (20.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (10.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (9.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.42%) MySQL
12 2 (0.95%) Ingres
12 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.95%) Informix
12 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.95%) Big Data
13 1 (0.47%) MS Access
13 1 (0.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 41 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.80%) Subversion
3 16 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.27%) NCrunch
5 7 (3.32%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.37%) Selenium
6 5 (2.37%) NUnit
7 4 (1.90%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.90%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.90%) MSBuild
7 4 (1.90%) GitLab
8 3 (1.42%) WatiN
8 3 (1.42%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.42%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.95%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.95%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.95%) Firebug
General
1 29 (13.74%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Electronics
3 10 (4.74%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (74.41%) Developer
2 60 (28.44%) .NET Developer
3 42 (19.91%) Software Developer
4 39 (18.48%) Senior Developer
5 35 (16.59%) C# Developer
6 31 (14.69%) Software Engineer
7 23 (10.90%) Web Developer
7 23 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (9.48%) Analyst
9 14 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (5.69%) Lead Developer
10 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.21%) .NET Web Developer
12 10 (4.74%) WinForms Developer
12 10 (4.74%) WPF Developer
12 10 (4.74%) Senior WinForms Developer
12 10 (4.74%) Senior WPF Developer
13 9 (4.27%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (3.79%) Applications Developer
14 8 (3.79%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (90.52%) .NET
2 101 (47.87%) ASP.NET
3 88 (41.71%) HTML
4 77 (36.49%) jQuery
5 72 (34.12%) CSS
6 68 (32.23%) .NET Framework
7 52 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (22.75%) WPF
9 46 (21.80%) XML
10 35 (16.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (15.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (14.69%) WinForms
13 30 (14.22%) Web Services
14 29 (13.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (12.80%) HTML5
16 24 (11.37%) WCF
17 22 (10.43%) LINQ
18 19 (9.00%) OpenGL
18 19 (9.00%) STL
18 19 (9.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.96%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.85%) Mathematics
3 18 (8.53%) Visualisation
3 18 (8.53%) CUDA
4 9 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.84%) User Experience
6 5 (2.37%) Physics
7 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) Equities
9 2 (0.95%) Exotic Derivative
9 2 (0.95%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.33%) Windows
2 21 (9.95%) UNIX
3 14 (6.64%) Linux
4 9 (4.27%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 3 (1.42%) Android
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.91%) MVC
2 75 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.65%) Software Engineering
4 55 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (22.75%) OOP
6 39 (18.48%) TDD
7 37 (17.54%) OO
7 37 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 28 (13.27%) Scrum
9 25 (11.85%) Software Architecture
10 22 (10.43%) Waterfall
11 19 (9.00%) Web Development
12 18 (8.53%) Pair Programming
12 18 (8.53%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (8.53%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.53%) Linear Algebra
13 16 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (6.16%) SOA
14 13 (6.16%) Project Management
15 10 (4.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (91.00%) C#
2 81 (38.39%) JavaScript
3 52 (24.64%) SQL
4 35 (16.59%) C++
5 26 (12.32%) C
6 25 (11.85%) T-SQL
7 21 (9.95%) VB.NET
8 18 (8.53%) VC++
9 8 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.79%) VB
10 4 (1.90%) VBScript
10 4 (1.90%) PHP
10 4 (1.90%) XPath
11 3 (1.42%) Java
11 3 (1.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.95%) Python
12 2 (0.95%) XAML
12 2 (0.95%) Perl
12 2 (0.95%) F#
13 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (35.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) ISEB
2 4 (1.90%) VCP4
2 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.95%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 68 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.43%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.37%) Twitter
4 5 (2.37%) Iron Speed
5 4 (1.90%) HP
5 4 (1.90%) Kony
5 4 (1.90%) Telerik
6 3 (1.42%) Google
6 3 (1.42%) Sun
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Informatica
6 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) Typemock
8 1 (0.47%) Red Gate
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
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Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
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