The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 86 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 99 102 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 3.27% 3.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.02% 19.92% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 86 71 105
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
659 512 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.24% 16.42% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 424 267 389
Average salary £38,000 £39,138 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.90% +8.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 45 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Edinburgh -54 36 £37,000 +5.71% 9
Dundee +7 5 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Fife +4 5 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Aberdeen 0 3 £43,750 +1.74% 2
Falkirk - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £25,500 - 2
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 196 (89.91%) .NET
2 192 (88.07%) C#
3 162 (74.31%) SQL Server
4 107 (49.08%) ASP.NET
5 93 (42.66%) HTML
6 90 (41.28%) Microsoft
7 89 (40.83%) CSS
8 85 (38.99%) Windows
9 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
10 70 (32.11%) SQL
11 66 (30.28%) MS Excel
12 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
13 54 (24.77%) Scrum
14 53 (24.31%) XML
15 52 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (22.48%) MVC
17 48 (22.02%) C++
17 48 (22.02%) Degree
18 46 (21.10%) .NET Framework
18 46 (21.10%) Team Foundation Server
19 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
20 43 (19.72%) jQuery
21 41 (18.81%) C
22 39 (17.89%) IIS
22 39 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
23 34 (15.60%) Computer Science
23 34 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
24 33 (15.14%) T-SQL
25 32 (14.68%) Subversion
26 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (17.89%) IIS
2 20 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.59%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (3.21%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.75%) CMS
6 5 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.29%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.92%) SAS
9 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.46%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (30.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.88%) MS Office
3 10 (4.59%) InfoPath
4 7 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) Ethernet
2 14 (6.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (74.31%) SQL Server
2 52 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (15.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.34%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.92%) OLAP
10 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.92%) DTS
10 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.92%) MySQL
10 2 (0.92%) BODI
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (21.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (14.68%) Subversion
3 15 (6.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (6.42%) JIRA
4 14 (6.42%) Hudson
4 14 (6.42%) FishEye
4 14 (6.42%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.59%) ReSharper
6 9 (4.13%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.21%) InstallShield
8 5 (2.29%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (2.29%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.38%) MSTest
9 3 (1.38%) WinDbg
9 3 (1.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.92%) NCrunch
11 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (9.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.34%) Electronics
3 10 (4.59%) Banking
4 6 (2.75%) Marketing
4 6 (2.75%) Law
5 5 (2.29%) Legal
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (68.35%) Developer
2 53 (24.31%) Software Developer
3 52 (23.85%) Software Engineer
4 34 (15.60%) Senior Developer
4 34 (15.60%) .NET Developer
5 29 (13.30%) Web Developer
6 16 (7.34%) Analyst
6 16 (7.34%) Programmer
6 16 (7.34%) Senior Web Developer
7 15 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.96%) Analyst Programmer
9 11 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Programmer
11 9 (4.13%) Systems Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 9 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (89.91%) .NET
2 107 (49.08%) ASP.NET
3 93 (42.66%) HTML
4 89 (40.83%) CSS
5 53 (24.31%) XML
6 46 (21.10%) .NET Framework
7 43 (19.72%) jQuery
8 39 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 26 (11.93%) HTML5
10 26 (11.93%) Ajax
10 26 (11.93%) WinForms
11 22 (10.09%) Web Services
11 22 (10.09%) CSS3
12 21 (9.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (9.17%) LINQ
13 20 (9.17%) WPF
14 19 (8.72%) NHibernate
14 19 (8.72%) WCF
15 18 (8.26%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.80%) Visualisation
2 17 (7.80%) Client/Server
2 17 (7.80%) NHS
2 17 (7.80%) DTV
3 16 (7.34%) CUDA
3 16 (7.34%) Mathematics
4 15 (6.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.46%) CCTV
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.99%) Windows
2 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.26%) UNIX
5 4 (1.83%) Linux
6 3 (1.38%) Android
7 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.46%) VMS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
2 54 (24.77%) Scrum
3 49 (22.48%) MVC
4 44 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (12.39%) Unit Testing
6 26 (11.93%) Business Analysis
7 24 (11.01%) Workflow
8 21 (9.63%) UML
9 17 (7.80%) 3D Visualisation
10 15 (6.88%) OOP
10 15 (6.88%) OO
10 15 (6.88%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.42%) Performance Testing
11 14 (6.42%) Change Control
12 13 (5.96%) Software Architecture
12 13 (5.96%) TDD
13 12 (5.50%) SOA
14 11 (5.05%) CRM
14 11 (5.05%) Web Development
14 11 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 192 (88.07%) C#
2 73 (33.49%) JavaScript
3 70 (32.11%) SQL
4 48 (22.02%) C++
5 41 (18.81%) C
6 33 (15.14%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.26%) Java
8 16 (7.34%) VC++
9 14 (6.42%) VB
10 13 (5.96%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.13%) VBScript
12 7 (3.21%) VBA
13 6 (2.75%) Python
13 6 (2.75%) XQuery
14 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.92%) XAML
15 2 (0.92%) VB6
15 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.46%) XPath
16 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (22.02%) Degree
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.38%) HND
4 2 (0.92%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) HNC
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.55%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 90 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.88%) Citrix
3 14 (6.42%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.05%) Oracle
5 7 (3.21%) Adobe
6 5 (2.29%) Reuters
6 5 (2.29%) VMware
7 3 (1.38%) Atmel
7 3 (1.38%) Typemock
7 3 (1.38%) Iron Speed
7 3 (1.38%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.92%) Perforce
8 2 (0.92%) Telerik
8 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Intergraph
9 1 (0.46%) AVEVA
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