The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.38% - 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £25,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.05% 13.51% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Scotland

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 5 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL