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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 100 128 65
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -63
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 42 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.87% 1.28% 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.14% 7.76% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 109
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £45,000 £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
569 541 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 16.51% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 329 338 405
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £56,900
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +7 24 £45,000 +15.38% 7
Glasgow +9 15 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Dundee - 5 £27,500 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £40,500 -
Aberdeen +2 1 £43,500 +8.75%
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 83 (84.69%) .NET
2 81 (82.65%) C#
3 59 (60.20%) SQL Server
4 56 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET
5 43 (43.88%) MVC
6 41 (41.84%) HTML
7 38 (38.78%) CSS
7 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
8 37 (37.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (34.69%) Finance
10 28 (28.57%) Web Development
11 23 (23.47%) SQL
12 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
13 21 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (21.43%) Marketing
14 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
14 20 (20.41%) SDLC
15 19 (19.39%) XML
16 18 (18.37%) AngularJS
17 17 (17.35%) .NET Framework
18 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
18 15 (15.31%) Web Services
18 15 (15.31%) CMS
18 15 (15.31%) Scrum
18 15 (15.31%) jQuery
18 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (14.29%) JIRA
19 14 (14.29%) Subversion

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 15 (15.31%) CMS
1 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.20%) IIS
2 10 (10.20%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.02%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.24%) SaaS
3 6 (6.12%) GitHub
4 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) RS-232
1 1 (1.02%) RS-485
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (60.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.12%) MySQL
8 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.06%) Big Data
9 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.04%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.02%) ArangoDB
11 1 (1.02%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (14.29%) JIRA
3 14 (14.29%) Subversion
4 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.12%) Redmine
5 6 (6.12%) Selenium
5 6 (6.12%) SpecFlow
5 6 (6.12%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.04%) Grunt
9 1 (1.02%) JUnit
9 1 (1.02%) Maven
9 1 (1.02%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 21 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Automotive
4 2 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (70.41%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.47%) Software Developer
4 22 (22.45%) C# Developer
5 16 (16.33%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (11.22%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.20%) SQL Developer
9 9 (9.18%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (8.16%) Lead Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Senior SQL Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (84.69%) .NET
2 43 (43.88%) ASP.NET
3 41 (41.84%) HTML
4 38 (38.78%) CSS
5 19 (19.39%) XML
6 18 (18.37%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.35%) .NET Framework
8 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (15.31%) jQuery
8 15 (15.31%) Web Services
9 13 (13.27%) HTML5
9 13 (13.27%) WCF
10 11 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (8.16%) Backbone.js
11 8 (8.16%) REST
12 7 (7.14%) React
12 7 (7.14%) SOAP
13 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (6.12%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) User Experience
2 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.08%) Taxonomies
7 3 (3.06%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.06%) FMCG
8 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.02%) Pricing Data
8 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Android
2 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) MVC
2 38 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.57%) Web Development
4 20 (20.41%) SDLC
5 15 (15.31%) Scrum
6 13 (13.27%) Asset Management
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.24%) OO
8 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.20%) Project Management
9 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.16%) Content Management
10 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Load Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (82.65%) C#
2 56 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 13 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.18%) Java
5 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.14%) Python
6 7 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.06%) R
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) VBA
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) HND
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
2 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) AIFMD
3 2 (2.04%) MiFID
3 2 (2.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 37 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.06%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Charles River
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
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Salary: Excellent plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum
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Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago