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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 111 64
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -47
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 66 54 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.82% 1.74% 3.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.50% 9.94% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 104
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
489 543 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.86% 17.52% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 306 357 346
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +19 31 £40,000 -7.03% 2
Glasgow +22 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £28,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £25,000 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 91 (77.78%) C#
2 90 (76.92%) .NET
3 73 (62.39%) SQL Server
4 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (50.43%) MVC
5 59 (50.43%) ASP.NET
6 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 43 (36.75%) Scrum
8 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (34.19%) JavaScript
10 36 (30.77%) Finance
11 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (28.21%) TDD
12 33 (28.21%) HTML
13 30 (25.64%) CSS
13 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (23.08%) AngularJS
15 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
15 22 (18.80%) Web Development
15 22 (18.80%) SQL
16 20 (17.09%) OO
16 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
17 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
18 15 (12.82%) jQuery
18 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (12.82%) SDLC
19 12 (10.26%) Selenium
19 12 (10.26%) WCF
19 12 (10.26%) Computer Science

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 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) IIS
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.13%) SaaS
3 4 (3.42%) GitHub
4 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) RS-232
1 1 (0.85%) RS-485
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (62.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.42%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.56%) Big Data
8 2 (1.71%) ArangoDB
8 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) MySQL
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.26%) Selenium
4 11 (9.40%) SpecFlow
5 7 (5.98%) JIRA
5 7 (5.98%) Subversion
6 5 (4.27%) MSTest
6 5 (4.27%) NUnit
6 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) MSI
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Automotive
3 2 (1.71%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (61.54%) Developer
2 38 (32.48%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (8.55%) Programmer
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.84%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (6.84%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (6.84%) C# Programmer
8 8 (6.84%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (76.92%) .NET
2 59 (50.43%) ASP.NET
3 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (28.21%) HTML
5 30 (25.64%) CSS
6 27 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 20 (17.09%) .NET Framework
8 15 (12.82%) jQuery
9 12 (10.26%) WCF
10 11 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (6.84%) Web Services
13 7 (5.98%) XML
14 6 (5.13%) Backbone.js
15 5 (4.27%) Ember.js
15 5 (4.27%) Gherkin
16 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
16 4 (3.42%) RESTful
17 3 (2.56%) NHibernate
17 3 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.98%) User Experience
5 6 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.42%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.85%) Physics
10 1 (0.85%) Pricing Data
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.71%) Android
3 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.71%) Linux
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.68%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (50.43%) MVC
3 43 (36.75%) Scrum
4 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (28.21%) TDD
6 22 (18.80%) Web Development
7 20 (17.09%) OO
8 15 (12.82%) SDLC
9 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.84%) Analytics
11 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.98%) OOP
12 7 (5.98%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.98%) Test Planning
13 6 (5.13%) CRM
13 6 (5.13%) Project Management
13 6 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 91 (77.78%) C#
2 40 (34.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.80%) SQL
4 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.42%) Java
6 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Python
7 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.71%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) Delphi
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) R
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.85%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) VB6
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) MiFID
2 2 (1.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.71%) Google
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) Tableau
4 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Charles River
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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