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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 95 117 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -55
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 46 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 1.39% 3.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.40% 8.63% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 121
Median salary £40,500 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.99% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
532 533 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.10% 16.09% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 328 407
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 22 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Edinburgh +7 19 £43,211 +8.02% 4
Renfrewshire - 2 £40,500 -
Dundee +13 1 £27,500 -
Aberdeen +1 1 £43,500 +27.94% 1
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 74 (77.08%) .NET
2 73 (76.04%) C#
3 53 (55.21%) SQL Server
4 46 (47.92%) MVC
5 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
7 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 36 (37.50%) HTML
9 35 (36.46%) Finance
9 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (32.29%) CSS
11 24 (25.00%) Web Development
12 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
13 20 (20.83%) SQL
13 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
16 16 (16.67%) Scrum
16 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
17 15 (15.63%) SDLC
17 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2014
18 14 (14.58%) Marketing
18 14 (14.58%) WCF
18 14 (14.58%) jQuery
18 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (13.54%) Windows
20 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
20 12 (12.50%) JIRA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.38%) IIS
3 8 (8.33%) CMS
4 5 (5.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.21%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.08%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) Drupal
7 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.50%) SaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.13%) GitHub
5 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) RS-232
1 1 (1.04%) RS-485
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.21%) MySQL
7 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.13%) Big Data
10 2 (2.08%) ArangoDB
10 2 (2.08%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.50%) JIRA
4 8 (8.33%) Selenium
5 7 (7.29%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.17%) Subversion
7 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.13%) Redmine
7 3 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.04%) JUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Maven
9 1 (1.04%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Automotive
3 2 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 23 (23.96%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Web Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.21%) SharePoint Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
12 4 (4.17%) Programmer
12 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
12 4 (4.17%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.08%) .NET
2 41 (42.71%) ASP.NET
3 36 (37.50%) HTML
4 31 (32.29%) CSS
5 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
6 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 14 (14.58%) jQuery
8 14 (14.58%) WCF
9 11 (11.46%) XML
10 10 (10.42%) HTML5
10 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (9.38%) Web Services
12 7 (7.29%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.25%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.25%) React
14 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (5.21%) Ember.js
14 5 (5.21%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.42%) User Experience
4 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.29%) Data Integration
6 5 (5.21%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.17%) Taxonomies
8 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.04%) FMCG
9 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.04%) Pricing Data
9 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.13%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) MVC
2 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.00%) Web Development
4 16 (16.67%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) SDLC
6 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.38%) Analytics
8 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
8 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.38%) OO
9 8 (8.33%) TDD
10 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (7.29%) Project Management
11 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Content Management
11 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (76.04%) C#
2 45 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.29%) Java
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.17%) R
8 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.08%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) HND
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) AIFMD
3 2 (2.08%) MiFID
3 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) Google
3 5 (5.21%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.21%) Tableau
4 4 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) Charles River
6 1 (1.04%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
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