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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 130 79 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.59% 2.57% 2.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.81% 16.99% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 116 61 62
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,552
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
570 465 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.75% 15.15% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 399 271 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Edinburgh +3 68 £38,500 +8.45% 5
Glasgow +22 48 £35,000 -9.67% 5
Aberdeen +11 6 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Highlands +10 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Dundee - 1 £25,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 223 (88.49%) C#
1 223 (88.49%) .NET
2 172 (68.25%) SQL Server
3 129 (51.19%) ASP.NET
4 121 (48.02%) JavaScript
5 115 (45.63%) HTML
6 114 (45.24%) SQL
7 109 (43.25%) Software Engineering
8 104 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (40.08%) jQuery
10 91 (36.11%) CSS
11 87 (34.52%) Windows
12 84 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 79 (31.35%) .NET Framework
14 73 (28.97%) Degree
15 63 (25.00%) MVC
16 62 (24.60%) SQL Server 2008
17 59 (23.41%) Team Foundation Server
18 54 (21.43%) Unit Testing
18 54 (21.43%) LINQ
19 45 (17.86%) Computer Science
19 45 (17.86%) Scrum
19 45 (17.86%) XML
20 44 (17.46%) MS Excel
21 43 (17.06%) C++
22 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
23 40 (15.87%) TDD
24 39 (15.48%) Ajax
25 38 (15.08%) WCF
25 38 (15.08%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 38 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 26 (10.32%) IIS
3 12 (4.76%) NServiceBus
4 11 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.98%) CMS
8 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.79%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.78%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.38%) Intranet
2 6 (2.38%) Internet
3 4 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) X.509
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 62 (24.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.98%) MySQL
9 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.19%) DTS
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
12 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 59 (23.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (11.51%) Subversion
3 13 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.97%) ReSharper
6 8 (3.17%) NCrunch
7 7 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.38%) WinDbg
9 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.98%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.59%) JIRA
10 4 (1.59%) NUnit
10 4 (1.59%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.59%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.59%) FishEye
10 4 (1.59%) Hudson
10 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.19%) InstallShield
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Law
2 28 (11.11%) Legal
3 18 (7.14%) Electronics
4 11 (4.37%) Retail
5 7 (2.78%) Banking
6 6 (2.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (64.29%) Developer
2 95 (37.70%) Software Engineer
3 70 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 43 (17.06%) Analyst
5 41 (16.27%) Programmer
6 36 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
7 34 (13.49%) .NET Developer
8 29 (11.51%) C# Developer
9 28 (11.11%) Applications Developer
10 24 (9.52%) Senior Developer
11 21 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
12 17 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (5.16%) .NET Programmer
13 13 (5.16%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
15 11 (4.37%) Junior
16 10 (3.97%) Senior Programmer
16 10 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
17 8 (3.17%) Junior Software Engineer
18 7 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (88.49%) .NET
2 129 (51.19%) ASP.NET
3 115 (45.63%) HTML
4 101 (40.08%) jQuery
5 91 (36.11%) CSS
6 79 (31.35%) .NET Framework
7 54 (21.43%) LINQ
8 45 (17.86%) XML
9 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (15.48%) Ajax
11 38 (15.08%) WCF
12 36 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 33 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (11.90%) WPF
15 27 (10.71%) Web Services
16 26 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (9.92%) HTML5
18 19 (7.54%) OpenGL
19 18 (7.14%) NHibernate
19 18 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 18 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 17 (6.75%) CUDA
5 9 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.98%) NHS
9 4 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.19%) Physics
10 3 (1.19%) DTV
10 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.79%) Firmware
11 2 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.79%) User Experience
12 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.40%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.52%) Windows
2 19 (7.54%) UNIX
3 10 (3.97%) Android
4 8 (3.17%) Linux
4 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.25%) Software Engineering
2 104 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (25.00%) MVC
4 54 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 45 (17.86%) Scrum
6 40 (15.87%) TDD
7 38 (15.08%) OO
8 36 (14.29%) OOP
9 33 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (10.32%) Systems Analysis
11 25 (9.92%) Document Management
11 25 (9.92%) RAD
12 20 (7.94%) Coaching
13 19 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 19 (7.54%) Software Architecture
14 18 (7.14%) 3D Visualisation
15 15 (5.95%) CRM
16 14 (5.56%) Waterfall
17 12 (4.76%) Web Development
18 11 (4.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 223 (88.49%) C#
2 121 (48.02%) JavaScript
3 114 (45.24%) SQL
4 43 (17.06%) C++
5 36 (14.29%) C
6 31 (12.30%) T-SQL
7 25 (9.92%) VBScript
8 17 (6.75%) VC++
9 15 (5.95%) Java
10 14 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.59%) VBA
12 4 (1.59%) VB
13 3 (1.19%) XQuery
14 2 (0.79%) Python
14 2 (0.79%) XPath
15 1 (0.40%) R
15 1 (0.40%) Ruby
15 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (28.97%) Degree
2 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 84 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.14%) Oracle
3 16 (6.35%) Twitter
4 6 (2.38%) Atmel
4 6 (2.38%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.98%) Perforce
5 5 (1.98%) JBoss
6 4 (1.59%) Citrix
6 4 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.19%) Typemock
7 3 (1.19%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.19%) Iron Speed
7 3 (1.19%) VMware
7 3 (1.19%) Reuters
7 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.79%) Cognos
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.79%) Telerik
8 2 (0.79%) Kony
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