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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 46 57 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 1.94% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.07% 13.29% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 79
Median salary £43,211 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.23% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
507 429 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 17.98% 14.63% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 290 265 385
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 May 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 May 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 0 26 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Glasgow -13 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Dundee +6 1 £32,000 +28.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £40,500 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 76 (87.36%) C#
2 65 (74.71%) .NET
3 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
4 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
5 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
6 40 (45.98%) ASP.NET
7 34 (39.08%) MVC
8 31 (35.63%) HTML
9 28 (32.18%) SQL
9 28 (32.18%) CSS
9 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
10 26 (29.89%) XML
10 26 (29.89%) Finance
10 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (28.74%) SDLC
12 18 (20.69%) Scrum
12 18 (20.69%) Subversion
12 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (20.69%) IIS
12 18 (20.69%) Marketing
12 18 (20.69%) Degree
12 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.39%) JIRA
14 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
15 14 (16.09%) Web Services
15 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
15 14 (16.09%) Python

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 18 (20.69%) IIS
2 13 (14.94%) CMS
3 12 (13.79%) Umbraco
4 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.05%) Jetty
5 7 (8.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.30%) Drupal
8 1 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.15%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.15%) Magento
3 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.79%) SaaS
3 7 (8.05%) GitHub
4 4 (4.60%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.30%) Office 365
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.05%) MySQL
6 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.60%) Power BI
9 2 (2.30%) Big Data
9 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Subversion
1 18 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.39%) JIRA
3 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.20%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.20%) Selenium
5 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.05%) Redmine
5 7 (8.05%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.30%) Grunt
8 1 (1.15%) JUnit
8 1 (1.15%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) MorphX
8 1 (1.15%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Military
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (73.56%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) Software Developer
3 21 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
7 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Software Tester
9 7 (8.05%) Software Testing Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Tester
9 7 (8.05%) Testing Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) .NET
2 40 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.63%) HTML
4 28 (32.18%) CSS
5 26 (29.89%) XML
6 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (16.09%) Web Services
8 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
9 12 (13.79%) REST
10 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
10 10 (11.49%) HTML5
11 9 (10.34%) LINQ
11 9 (10.34%) SOAP
12 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
12 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (9.20%) WCF
13 7 (8.05%) Gherkin
13 7 (8.05%) JSON
13 7 (8.05%) React
14 6 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) FMCG
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Android
2 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) MVC
2 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.74%) SDLC
4 18 (20.69%) Scrum
5 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (14.94%) Web Development
6 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.49%) OO
7 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) Resource Management
8 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.34%) TDD
9 8 (9.20%) iOS Development
10 7 (8.05%) ATDD
10 7 (8.05%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 7 (8.05%) High Availability
10 7 (8.05%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) C#
2 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.18%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Python
4 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.34%) Java
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby
6 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.05%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) R
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) X++
10 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Cegedim Rx
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
2 7 (8.05%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.60%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) Tableau
4 3 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.30%) Minitab
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Lotus
6 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
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