Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.49% 2.44% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 66.67% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £34,200 £42,750 £32,600
90th Percentile £48,000 £44,250 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.83% +0.63% +3.90%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 20.93% 3.66% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 10
Aberdeen median annual salary £32,500 £39,250 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.20% +5.37% -6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,525 £31,100
90th Percentile £61,500 £43,575 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% -3.57% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Aberdeen

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree