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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 127 106 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.46% 3.24% 2.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.48% 22.36% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 108 76 70
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
565 474 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.40% 14.47% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 408 322 256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Glasgow +26 74 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Edinburgh -26 31 £38,000 +8.57% 9
Aberdeen -2 8 £43,250 +8.12% 4
Dundee - 7 £30,000 -
Fife +1 3 £35,000 -
Falkirk - 2 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 203 (91.86%) .NET
2 193 (87.33%) C#
3 152 (68.78%) SQL Server
4 116 (52.49%) ASP.NET
5 105 (47.51%) HTML
6 99 (44.80%) SQL
7 98 (44.34%) JavaScript
8 89 (40.27%) Software Engineering
9 84 (38.01%) CSS
10 83 (37.56%) jQuery
11 72 (32.58%) Windows
12 70 (31.67%) Microsoft
13 62 (28.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 60 (27.15%) .NET Framework
15 50 (22.62%) Degree
16 49 (22.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 48 (21.72%) LINQ
18 45 (20.36%) MVC
19 43 (19.46%) MS Excel
20 42 (19.00%) Unit Testing
21 41 (18.55%) Ajax
21 41 (18.55%) Scrum
22 39 (17.65%) C++
23 37 (16.74%) XML
23 37 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
24 36 (16.29%) Computer Science
25 35 (15.84%) SharePoint
26 33 (14.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 32 (14.48%) C
28 31 (14.03%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.76%) IIS
3 11 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.07%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.71%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.26%) CMS
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.07%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.24%) Ethernet
2 10 (4.52%) Intranet
3 6 (2.71%) Internet
3 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) X.509
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (68.78%) SQL Server
2 62 (28.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (12.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.90%) DTS
10 2 (0.90%) QlikView
10 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.45%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.45%) Cognos Transformer
11 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (22.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.41%) Subversion
3 9 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.07%) NCrunch
4 7 (3.17%) WinDbg
5 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 6 (2.71%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.26%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.26%) InstallShield
6 5 (2.26%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.81%) Hudson
7 4 (1.81%) JIRA
7 4 (1.81%) FishEye
7 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.90%) NUnit
9 2 (0.90%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (12.67%) Law
2 27 (12.22%) Legal
3 22 (9.95%) Finance
4 17 (7.69%) Electronics
5 8 (3.62%) Banking
6 7 (3.17%) Retail
6 7 (3.17%) Marketing
7 3 (1.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 149 (67.42%) Developer
2 86 (38.91%) Software Engineer
3 72 (32.58%) Software Developer
4 39 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 32 (14.48%) Programmer
6 30 (13.57%) Analyst
7 29 (13.12%) C# Developer
8 26 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
9 24 (10.86%) Senior Developer
10 22 (9.95%) Applications Developer
11 18 (8.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (8.14%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (4.07%) Junior
12 9 (4.07%) Senior Programmer
12 9 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.62%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (3.17%) Senior Applications Developer
14 7 (3.17%) .NET Programmer
14 7 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (91.86%) .NET
2 116 (52.49%) ASP.NET
3 105 (47.51%) HTML
4 84 (38.01%) CSS
5 83 (37.56%) jQuery
6 60 (27.15%) .NET Framework
7 48 (21.72%) LINQ
8 41 (18.55%) Ajax
9 37 (16.74%) XML
10 33 (14.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (14.03%) WCF
12 29 (13.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (10.86%) WPF
15 23 (10.41%) Web Services
15 23 (10.41%) HTML5
16 21 (9.50%) WinForms
17 18 (8.14%) OpenGL
17 18 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 17 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.24%) CUDA
3 16 (7.24%) NHS
3 16 (7.24%) DTV
4 8 (3.62%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.90%) Firmware
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) e-Health
8 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) SCADA
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.58%) Windows
2 18 (8.14%) UNIX
3 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.07%) Android
5 6 (2.71%) Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.27%) Software Engineering
2 45 (20.36%) MVC
3 42 (19.00%) Unit Testing
4 41 (18.55%) Scrum
5 37 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (13.57%) OOP
7 24 (10.86%) RAD
7 24 (10.86%) TDD
8 23 (10.41%) Systems Analysis
9 22 (9.95%) Document Management
10 21 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (9.05%) OO
12 19 (8.60%) Business Analysis
12 19 (8.60%) Software Architecture
13 17 (7.69%) 3D Visualisation
14 14 (6.33%) CRM
15 12 (5.43%) Workflow
16 9 (4.07%) Data Management
16 9 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (87.33%) C#
2 99 (44.80%) SQL
3 98 (44.34%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.65%) C++
5 32 (14.48%) C
6 31 (14.03%) T-SQL
7 24 (10.86%) VBScript
8 16 (7.24%) VC++
9 9 (4.07%) Java
9 9 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.26%) XQuery
11 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.36%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) Fortran
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.45%) R
13 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (22.62%) Degree
2 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.26%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) HND
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
2 8 (3.62%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.45%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 70 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.52%) Twitter
3 8 (3.62%) Oracle
4 7 (3.17%) Atmel
5 5 (2.26%) Reuters
5 5 (2.26%) VMware
6 4 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.81%) Citrix
7 3 (1.36%) Red Gate
7 3 (1.36%) Typemock
7 3 (1.36%) Perforce
8 2 (0.90%) Iron Speed
8 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.90%) Cognos
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.45%) Informatica
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik
9 1 (0.45%) Vertica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: up to £35,000 pa
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + 33 days hol,BUPA,Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Posted: 27 days ago