Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 52 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 75 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.03% 4.26% 3.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.72% 17.19% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 75
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £51,800 £47,500 £44,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.44% +20.00% -6.25%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 362 605 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.46% 24.81% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 205 423 352
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 66 (88.00%) .NET
2 59 (78.67%) SQL
3 41 (54.67%) C#
4 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
6 34 (45.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (42.67%) Azure
8 29 (38.67%) DevOps
8 29 (38.67%) SDLC
8 29 (38.67%) Finance
9 28 (37.33%) Python
9 28 (37.33%) WPF
10 27 (36.00%) PowerShell
11 26 (34.67%) Release Management
11 26 (34.67%) Apache Ivy
11 26 (34.67%) Micro Focus
11 26 (34.67%) Ant
11 26 (34.67%) Ruby
12 25 (33.33%) Degree
12 25 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
13 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
14 23 (30.67%) C++
14 23 (30.67%) Java
14 23 (30.67%) Windows
15 22 (29.33%) SOAP
15 22 (29.33%) SOA
15 22 (29.33%) Swing
15 22 (29.33%) Robotics
15 22 (29.33%) Software Testing

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.33%) Big Data
2 22 (29.33%) GIS
3 14 (18.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.67%) Power BI
6 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (45.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (34.67%) Ant
2 26 (34.67%) Apache Ivy
3 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 22 (29.33%) NetBeans
5 6 (8.00%) Subversion
6 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (4.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.67%) Protractor
8 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.33%) Automotive
4 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 25 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 25 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) Java Engineer
4 22 (29.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 22 (29.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 22 (29.33%) Software Developer
5 17 (22.67%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (21.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 15 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
8 14 (18.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Graduate
9 11 (14.67%) Graduate Java Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (88.00%) .NET
2 28 (37.33%) WPF
3 22 (29.33%) RESTful
3 22 (29.33%) SOAP
3 22 (29.33%) Swing
4 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.00%) CSS
5 9 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (8.00%) WCF
7 5 (6.67%) REST
8 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.67%) HTML5
10 2 (2.67%) jQuery
10 2 (2.67%) LINQ
10 2 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Robotics
2 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) DevOps
2 29 (38.67%) SDLC
3 26 (34.67%) Release Management
4 25 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 22 (29.33%) Innovative Thinking
5 22 (29.33%) SOA
5 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
6 18 (24.00%) Process Improvement
7 13 (17.33%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (17.33%) Master Data Management
8 8 (10.67%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (10.67%) ETL
9 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Case Management
10 5 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.67%) CRM
10 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) SQL
2 41 (54.67%) C#
3 28 (37.33%) Python
4 27 (36.00%) PowerShell
5 26 (34.67%) Ruby
6 23 (30.67%) C++
6 23 (30.67%) Java
7 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.33%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Degree
2 22 (29.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.33%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) Micro Focus
3 8 (10.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.33%) Xamarin