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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 128 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 120 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 3.16% 3.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.26% 20.91% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 100 77
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
448 574 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.25% 15.13% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 280 415 304
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 +7 23 £38,500 +0.65% 7
Glasgow -42 10 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Aberdeen +22 2 £40,000 -7.51%
Stirling - 1 £25,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 117 (89.31%) .NET
2 110 (83.97%) C#
3 67 (51.15%) SQL Server
4 64 (48.85%) ASP.NET
5 59 (45.04%) HTML
6 56 (42.75%) JavaScript
7 55 (41.98%) Software Engineering
8 54 (41.22%) CSS
9 47 (35.88%) SQL
9 47 (35.88%) jQuery
10 43 (32.82%) Windows
11 41 (31.30%) Degree
12 38 (29.01%) HTML5
13 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
13 37 (28.24%) MVC
13 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (28.24%) Subversion
14 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
15 33 (25.19%) WPF
15 33 (25.19%) C++
16 31 (23.66%) SDLC
17 29 (22.14%) Oracle
17 29 (22.14%) WinForms
18 28 (21.37%) C
18 28 (21.37%) XML
18 28 (21.37%) OOP
18 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
18 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 25 (19.08%) Entity Framework
19 25 (19.08%) Git (software)

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 8 (6.11%) IIS
2 5 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (51.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.87%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.87%) Big Data
5 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.53%) Informix
9 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.53%) Ingres
10 1 (0.76%) MySQL
10 1 (0.76%) SQLite
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Subversion
2 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.03%) TeamCity
4 16 (12.21%) GitLab
5 15 (11.45%) MSBuild
6 11 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.63%) WatiN
7 10 (7.63%) Selenium
8 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.87%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.82%) Hudson
9 5 (3.82%) AccuRev
9 5 (3.82%) Maven
9 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.53%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.76%) CodeWarrior
11 1 (0.76%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (15.27%) Electronics
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.53%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (57.25%) Developer
2 29 (22.14%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Senior Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.58%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (4.58%) WPF Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior WinForms Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior WPF Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Junior
11 4 (3.05%) Release Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (89.31%) .NET
2 64 (48.85%) ASP.NET
3 59 (45.04%) HTML
4 54 (41.22%) CSS
5 47 (35.88%) jQuery
6 38 (29.01%) HTML5
7 34 (25.95%) .NET Framework
8 33 (25.19%) WPF
9 29 (22.14%) WinForms
10 28 (21.37%) XML
10 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 25 (19.08%) Entity Framework
12 23 (17.56%) LINQ
13 22 (16.79%) NHibernate
14 21 (16.03%) MFC
14 21 (16.03%) STL
15 18 (13.74%) XSD
15 18 (13.74%) LINQ to SQL
16 17 (12.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (12.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.56%) Mathematics
3 19 (14.50%) Visualisation
4 14 (10.69%) CUDA
5 6 (4.58%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.82%) User Experience
7 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.29%) SCADA
9 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.76%) Equities
10 1 (0.76%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.76%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (0.76%) Derivative
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.82%) Windows
2 16 (12.21%) UNIX
3 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.29%) Android
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.98%) Software Engineering
2 37 (28.24%) MVC
2 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.66%) SDLC
4 28 (21.37%) OOP
5 24 (18.32%) TDD
6 22 (16.79%) Unit Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Software Architecture
8 19 (14.50%) Waterfall
8 19 (14.50%) 3D Visualisation
8 19 (14.50%) Linear Algebra
9 18 (13.74%) Automated Testing
10 16 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.63%) ETL
12 9 (6.87%) UML
12 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics
12 9 (6.87%) Analytics
13 8 (6.11%) OO
14 7 (5.34%) CRM
14 7 (5.34%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 110 (83.97%) C#
2 56 (42.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (35.88%) SQL
4 33 (25.19%) C++
5 28 (21.37%) C
6 21 (16.03%) T-SQL
7 19 (14.50%) VC++
8 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.63%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.05%) VB
12 2 (1.53%) XAML
12 2 (1.53%) XPath
12 2 (1.53%) VBA
12 2 (1.53%) VBScript
12 2 (1.53%) PHP
12 2 (1.53%) Delphi
12 2 (1.53%) Java
13 1 (0.76%) F#
13 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) Oracle
3 10 (7.63%) Informatica
3 10 (7.63%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.53%) Sun
4 2 (1.53%) HP
4 2 (1.53%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Atmel
5 1 (0.76%) Hyland
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