Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 106 52
Rank change year-on-year +37 -54 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 60 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.30% 2.31% 4.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.94% 10.68% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 40 81
Median annual salary £35,000 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.24% -20.63% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £43,250 £53,250 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%

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 173 562 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.68% 21.62% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 84 337 280
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,225 £28,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,294 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
5 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (33.33%) REST
8 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
8 4 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) WinForms
8 4 (33.33%) GIS
8 4 (33.33%) ESRI
8 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
8 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (33.33%) Ember.js
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) GIS
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) Ember.js
4 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) WinForms
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (16.67%) Classic ASP
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) API Development
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Data Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Deadline-Driven
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) API Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) ESRI