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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 93 121 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 3.73% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.04% 19.93% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 81 71
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 £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
442 607 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.31% 18.70% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 296 372 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 42 £39,375 +5.00% 8
Edinburgh -9 37 £38,500 +4.05% 3
Aberdeen +8 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Renfrewshire - 6 £43,250 -
West Lothian - 1 £48,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 210 (92.92%) C#
2 201 (88.94%) .NET
3 166 (73.45%) SQL Server
4 104 (46.02%) ASP.NET
5 89 (39.38%) HTML
6 88 (38.94%) JavaScript
7 84 (37.17%) MVC
7 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (37.17%) Degree
8 77 (34.07%) jQuery
8 77 (34.07%) Software Engineering
8 77 (34.07%) Microsoft
9 73 (32.30%) CSS
9 73 (32.30%) Windows
10 69 (30.53%) .NET Framework
11 59 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (25.66%) SQL
13 53 (23.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 52 (23.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (21.24%) WPF
16 47 (20.80%) OOP
17 46 (20.35%) Computer Science
18 44 (19.47%) OO
19 43 (19.03%) TDD
20 41 (18.14%) Unit Testing
21 38 (16.81%) XML
22 37 (16.37%) C++
23 35 (15.49%) Finance
23 35 (15.49%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (12.39%) IIS
2 15 (6.64%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.31%) CMS
4 8 (3.54%) NServiceBus
5 7 (3.10%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.65%) WordPress
7 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.21%) JBoss
8 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) MS Project
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.41%) Ethernet
2 8 (3.54%) Intranet
2 8 (3.54%) HTTP
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (73.45%) SQL Server
2 52 (23.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (10.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (6.19%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.54%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.21%) MySQL
10 5 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.88%) Informix
11 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.88%) Ingres
12 1 (0.44%) MS Access
12 1 (0.44%) DTS
12 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 53 (23.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (13.27%) Subversion
3 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.98%) SpecFlow
4 9 (3.98%) NCrunch
5 7 (3.10%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.21%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.21%) NUnit
8 4 (1.77%) Selenium
8 4 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.33%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.33%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.33%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.88%) Moq
10 2 (0.88%) WatiN
10 2 (0.88%) GitLab
10 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.88%) Firebug
10 2 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 35 (15.49%) Finance
2 19 (8.41%) Electronics
3 12 (5.31%) Retail
4 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) French Language
5 2 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 163 (72.12%) Developer
2 59 (26.11%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.03%) Software Developer
4 39 (17.26%) Software Engineer
5 38 (16.81%) C# Developer
6 36 (15.93%) Senior Developer
7 27 (11.95%) Analyst
8 26 (11.50%) Web Developer
9 24 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.19%) Analyst Programmer
10 14 (6.19%) Programmer
11 13 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (5.31%) .NET Web Developer
12 12 (5.31%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.98%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.98%) C# Web Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Senior WPF Developer
14 8 (3.54%) WPF Developer
14 8 (3.54%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (88.94%) .NET
2 104 (46.02%) ASP.NET
3 89 (39.38%) HTML
4 77 (34.07%) jQuery
5 73 (32.30%) CSS
6 69 (30.53%) .NET Framework
7 59 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (21.24%) WPF
9 38 (16.81%) XML
10 33 (14.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (14.16%) Web Services
12 31 (13.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 28 (12.39%) WinForms
14 27 (11.95%) WCF
14 27 (11.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (10.62%) HTML5
16 20 (8.85%) MFC
16 20 (8.85%) STL
16 20 (8.85%) OpenGL
16 20 (8.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.35%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.50%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.41%) CUDA
3 19 (8.41%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.21%) Physics
6 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.33%) NHS
7 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.33%) User Experience
7 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.30%) Windows
2 22 (9.73%) UNIX
3 14 (6.19%) Linux
4 10 (4.42%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Android
7 4 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.33%) Solaris
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.17%) MVC
1 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.07%) Software Engineering
3 58 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (20.80%) OOP
5 44 (19.47%) OO
6 43 (19.03%) TDD
7 41 (18.14%) Unit Testing
8 35 (15.49%) Scrum
9 25 (11.06%) Software Architecture
10 23 (10.18%) Waterfall
10 23 (10.18%) Web Development
11 20 (8.85%) Mentoring
12 19 (8.41%) Linear Algebra
12 19 (8.41%) 3D Visualisation
13 18 (7.96%) Pair Programming
14 15 (6.64%) SOA
14 15 (6.64%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (5.75%) Project Management
16 10 (4.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (92.92%) C#
2 88 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 58 (25.66%) SQL
4 37 (16.37%) C++
5 28 (12.39%) C
5 28 (12.39%) T-SQL
6 23 (10.18%) VB.NET
7 19 (8.41%) VC++
8 9 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.98%) VB
9 7 (3.10%) Java
10 5 (2.21%) XPath
11 4 (1.77%) VBA
11 4 (1.77%) VBScript
12 3 (1.33%) PHP
12 3 (1.33%) Python
13 2 (0.88%) F#
13 2 (0.88%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) XAML
14 1 (0.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 84 (37.17%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (1.77%) ISEB
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 77 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.50%) Oracle
3 10 (4.42%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.54%) Twitter
5 6 (2.65%) Iron Speed
6 4 (1.77%) Kony
6 4 (1.77%) Telerik
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.33%) Sun
7 3 (1.33%) HP
7 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.33%) Google
8 2 (0.88%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.88%) Typemock
8 2 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.88%) Informatica
8 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.88%) Perforce
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