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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 119 125 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -54
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 38 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 1.20% 3.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.47% 8.33% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 104
Median salary £41,421 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
531 456 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.65% 14.41% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 283 288 424
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Edinburgh +12 25 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Glasgow -4 13 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Dundee - 4 £27,500 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £40,500 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 81 (88.04%) C#
2 75 (81.52%) .NET
3 58 (63.04%) SQL Server
4 49 (53.26%) JavaScript
5 45 (48.91%) ASP.NET
6 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
7 39 (42.39%) MVC
8 33 (35.87%) HTML
9 31 (33.70%) CSS
9 31 (33.70%) Finance
10 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
12 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (25.00%) SQL
14 22 (23.91%) XML
14 22 (23.91%) Marketing
14 22 (23.91%) SDLC
15 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
16 19 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (19.57%) Web Development
18 17 (18.48%) Subversion
19 16 (17.39%) CMS
19 16 (17.39%) Scrum
19 16 (17.39%) JIRA
20 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
20 15 (16.30%) AngularJS
20 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 14 (15.22%) IIS
21 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
22 13 (14.13%) Degree

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 16 (17.39%) CMS
2 14 (15.22%) IIS
3 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.04%) Umbraco
5 9 (9.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.26%) Jetty
7 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.17%) Drupal
9 1 (1.09%) Apache
9 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (29.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.04%) SaaS
3 7 (7.61%) GitHub
4 4 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.17%) Office 365
6 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (7.61%) MySQL
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.26%) Power BI
11 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.09%) BigQuery
12 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (18.48%) Subversion
4 16 (17.39%) JIRA
5 8 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.61%) Redmine
6 7 (7.61%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (6.52%) Selenium
8 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.17%) Grunt
11 1 (1.09%) JUnit
11 1 (1.09%) Maven
11 1 (1.09%) MorphX
11 1 (1.09%) NSubstitute
11 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 22 (23.91%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (75.00%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 21 (22.83%) C# Developer
4 18 (19.57%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (7.61%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
9 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Head of Development
12 4 (4.35%) Head of Digital
12 4 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (81.52%) .NET
2 45 (48.91%) ASP.NET
3 33 (35.87%) HTML
4 31 (33.70%) CSS
5 22 (23.91%) XML
6 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
6 15 (16.30%) AngularJS
7 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.13%) Web Services
8 11 (11.96%) REST
9 10 (10.87%) HTML5
10 9 (9.78%) SOAP
10 9 (9.78%) WCF
11 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.70%) Backbone.js
11 8 (8.70%) LINQ
12 7 (7.61%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.61%) jQuery
12 7 (7.61%) React
12 7 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.70%) User Experience
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.26%) FMCG
7 1 (1.09%) iPad
7 1 (1.09%) Pricing Data
7 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Android
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) MVC
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) SDLC
4 18 (19.57%) Web Development
5 16 (17.39%) Scrum
6 13 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.96%) OO
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.87%) Project Management
9 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.70%) Process Improvement
11 8 (8.70%) Resource Management
12 7 (7.61%) Load Testing
12 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.52%) TDD
13 6 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 81 (88.04%) C#
2 49 (53.26%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Python
6 9 (9.78%) Java
7 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.35%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) Perl
9 3 (3.26%) R
10 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.17%) VBA
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (1.09%) X++
11 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Sitecore
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (4.35%) Tableau
6 3 (3.26%) Cegedim Rx
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
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