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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 104 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 106 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 2.75% 3.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 18.43% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30 87 73
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £28,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
450 575 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.67% 14.92% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 276 396 294
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 3 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 3 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 +6 23 £38,500 - 3
Glasgow -18 22 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Aberdeen +28 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Dundee -4 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Stirling - 1 £25,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 125 (88.03%) .NET
2 124 (87.32%) C#
3 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
4 74 (52.11%) ASP.NET
5 68 (47.89%) HTML
6 60 (42.25%) JavaScript
7 59 (41.55%) CSS
8 56 (39.44%) Software Engineering
9 55 (38.73%) jQuery
10 45 (31.69%) SQL
11 44 (30.99%) MVC
12 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
13 41 (28.87%) Windows
14 40 (28.17%) HTML5
15 39 (27.46%) Degree
16 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (26.06%) .NET Framework
18 35 (24.65%) WPF
19 32 (22.54%) Subversion
19 32 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 30 (21.13%) Oracle
20 30 (21.13%) C++
20 30 (21.13%) XML
21 29 (20.42%) Computer Science
22 28 (19.72%) OOP
22 28 (19.72%) WinForms
23 27 (19.01%) Entity Framework
23 27 (19.01%) SDLC
24 26 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
25 25 (17.61%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (5.63%) IIS
2 6 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.11%) MS Project
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (14.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (6.34%) Hadoop
6 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 9 (6.34%) Big Data
6 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.41%) Ingres
10 2 (1.41%) Informix
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.70%) SQLite
11 1 (0.70%) MySQL
11 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (22.54%) Subversion
2 22 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.97%) TeamCity
3 17 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.27%) GitLab
5 11 (7.75%) MSBuild
6 10 (7.04%) Selenium
6 10 (7.04%) WatiN
7 9 (6.34%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.34%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.41%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.70%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.70%) Hudson
9 1 (0.70%) Maven
9 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.97%) Electronics
2 7 (4.93%) Finance
3 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Front Office
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (62.68%) Developer
2 34 (23.94%) .NET Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Senior Developer
4 24 (16.90%) Software Engineer
5 19 (13.38%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Analyst
8 10 (7.04%) Architect
9 9 (6.34%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Senior WPF Developer
10 8 (5.63%) WinForms Developer
10 8 (5.63%) WPF Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Senior WinForms Developer
11 5 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (88.03%) .NET
2 74 (52.11%) ASP.NET
3 68 (47.89%) HTML
4 59 (41.55%) CSS
5 55 (38.73%) jQuery
6 40 (28.17%) HTML5
7 37 (26.06%) .NET Framework
8 35 (24.65%) WPF
9 32 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 30 (21.13%) XML
11 28 (19.72%) WinForms
12 27 (19.01%) Entity Framework
13 25 (17.61%) LINQ
14 21 (14.79%) NHibernate
15 20 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (12.68%) MFC
16 18 (12.68%) XSD
16 18 (12.68%) STL
16 18 (12.68%) Web Services
16 18 (12.68%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.08%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.27%) Visualisation
4 14 (9.86%) CUDA
5 6 (4.23%) User Experience
5 6 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.82%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.41%) Equities
7 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.41%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (1.41%) Derivative
7 2 (1.41%) Physics
7 2 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.70%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.87%) Windows
2 17 (11.97%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.11%) Solaris
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Software Engineering
2 44 (30.99%) MVC
3 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (19.72%) OOP
5 27 (19.01%) SDLC
6 21 (14.79%) Unit Testing
6 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.08%) Software Architecture
7 20 (14.08%) TDD
8 18 (12.68%) Automated Testing
9 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
10 16 (11.27%) 3D Visualisation
10 16 (11.27%) Linear Algebra
11 12 (8.45%) OO
12 11 (7.75%) Web Development
12 11 (7.75%) ETL
13 9 (6.34%) Data Analytics
13 9 (6.34%) Analytics
13 9 (6.34%) Project Management
13 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (87.32%) C#
2 60 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 45 (31.69%) SQL
4 30 (21.13%) C++
5 25 (17.61%) C
6 24 (16.90%) T-SQL
7 16 (11.27%) VC++
8 13 (9.15%) VB.NET
9 12 (8.45%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.93%) VB
11 3 (2.11%) VBA
11 3 (2.11%) XAML
12 2 (1.41%) VBScript
12 2 (1.41%) PHP
12 2 (1.41%) Delphi
12 2 (1.41%) Java
12 2 (1.41%) XPath
12 2 (1.41%) F#
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (27.46%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) ISEB
2 4 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) PhD
4 1 (0.70%) HND
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.13%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) TIBCO
3 10 (7.04%) Informatica
4 3 (2.11%) Sun
5 2 (1.41%) HP
5 2 (1.41%) Telerik
5 2 (1.41%) Iron Speed
6 1 (0.70%) Atmel
6 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.70%) Hyland
6 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
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