The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.67% 1.75% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £48,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Visual Studio
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.67% 15.79% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,050 £50,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Lothian region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in West Lothian

Visual Studio
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft