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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 111 121 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 3.72% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.40% 20.72% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 99 74 68
Average salary £38,750 £39,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +7.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
455 584 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.63% 17.93% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 329 342 240
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 53 £38,500 -2.53% 1
Glasgow +1 39 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Aberdeen +14 11 £40,750 +8.66% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £39,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £43,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £48,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 222 (93.28%) C#
2 215 (90.34%) .NET
3 175 (73.53%) SQL Server
4 116 (48.74%) ASP.NET
5 101 (42.44%) JavaScript
6 99 (41.60%) HTML
7 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (39.92%) jQuery
9 86 (36.13%) MVC
10 84 (35.29%) Software Engineering
11 80 (33.61%) Microsoft
11 80 (33.61%) Degree
11 80 (33.61%) CSS
12 78 (32.77%) .NET Framework
13 74 (31.09%) Windows
14 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (27.73%) SQL
16 64 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (24.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 58 (24.37%) Team Foundation Server
19 50 (21.01%) Unit Testing
20 49 (20.59%) OO
21 48 (20.17%) OOP
21 48 (20.17%) TDD
22 47 (19.75%) Computer Science
23 44 (18.49%) Finance
24 43 (18.07%) XML
25 41 (17.23%) WPF
25 41 (17.23%) Scrum
26 38 (15.97%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (11.76%) IIS
2 19 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.72%) Umbraco
4 13 (5.46%) CMS
4 13 (5.46%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.52%) WordPress
6 5 (2.10%) JBoss
6 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.84%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Project
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) Ethernet
2 12 (5.04%) Intranet
3 9 (3.78%) Internet
4 8 (3.36%) HTTP
5 4 (1.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) X.509
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 59 (24.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.10%) MySQL
8 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.42%) DTS
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) MS Access
11 1 (0.42%) SSDT
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (24.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.34%) Subversion
3 18 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.46%) NCrunch
4 13 (5.46%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.78%) ReSharper
6 7 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.94%) NUnit
7 5 (2.10%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.68%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.68%) Moq
9 3 (1.26%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.26%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
10 2 (0.84%) Firebug
10 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (18.49%) Finance
2 17 (7.14%) Electronics
3 15 (6.30%) Retail
4 11 (4.62%) Law
4 11 (4.62%) Legal
5 4 (1.68%) French Language
6 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 176 (73.95%) Developer
2 58 (24.37%) Software Developer
3 56 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 52 (21.85%) Software Engineer
5 42 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 37 (15.55%) Analyst
7 29 (12.18%) Web Developer
7 29 (12.18%) Analyst Programmer
7 29 (12.18%) Programmer
8 26 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (10.08%) Senior Developer
10 17 (7.14%) Applications Developer
11 14 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.46%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (5.46%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 13 (5.46%) .NET Programmer
13 12 (5.04%) Analyst Developer
14 10 (4.20%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (3.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (90.34%) .NET
2 116 (48.74%) ASP.NET
3 99 (41.60%) HTML
4 95 (39.92%) jQuery
5 80 (33.61%) CSS
6 78 (32.77%) .NET Framework
7 67 (28.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (18.07%) XML
9 41 (17.23%) WPF
10 38 (15.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 33 (13.87%) Web Services
13 30 (12.61%) WCF
14 29 (12.18%) Ajax
15 27 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 26 (10.92%) WinForms
17 25 (10.50%) LINQ
18 24 (10.08%) NHibernate
19 16 (6.72%) OpenGL
19 16 (6.72%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.75%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.24%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.72%) CUDA
3 16 (6.72%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.10%) Physics
6 5 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.26%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) Equities
10 1 (0.42%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) DTV
10 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.09%) Windows
2 18 (7.56%) UNIX
3 15 (6.30%) Linux
4 10 (4.20%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.68%) Android
5 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (36.13%) MVC
3 84 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 64 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (21.01%) Unit Testing
6 49 (20.59%) OO
7 48 (20.17%) OOP
7 48 (20.17%) TDD
8 41 (17.23%) Scrum
9 24 (10.08%) Web Development
10 22 (9.24%) Software Architecture
11 21 (8.82%) Pair Programming
12 20 (8.40%) Waterfall
13 17 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (7.14%) SOA
14 16 (6.72%) 3D Visualisation
14 16 (6.72%) Linear Algebra
15 13 (5.46%) Systems Analysis
16 12 (5.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 222 (93.28%) C#
2 101 (42.44%) JavaScript
3 66 (27.73%) SQL
4 32 (13.45%) C++
5 28 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 25 (10.50%) C
6 25 (10.50%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.72%) VC++
8 14 (5.88%) VBScript
9 9 (3.78%) Java
10 8 (3.36%) VB
11 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.10%) VBA
13 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 3 (1.26%) Python
13 3 (1.26%) XPath
14 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.84%) XAML
14 2 (0.84%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (33.61%) Degree
2 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.42%) HND
3 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 80 (33.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.56%) Oracle
3 15 (6.30%) Twitter
4 10 (4.20%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.52%) Iron Speed
6 4 (1.68%) Perforce
6 4 (1.68%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.68%) Kony
7 3 (1.26%) IBM
7 3 (1.26%) HP
7 3 (1.26%) Google
7 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.84%) Typemock
8 2 (0.84%) Telerik
8 2 (0.84%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.42%) Vertica
9 1 (0.42%) Informatica
9 1 (0.42%) Sun
9 1 (0.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Cognos
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