Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 79 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.64% 4.22% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.29% 18.10% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40 84 74
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,600 £26,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,425 £47,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.44% +20.00% -6.83%

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 432 591 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.92% 23.30% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 210 373 332
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,250 £26,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.05% +2.47%

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 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 72 (91.14%) .NET
2 66 (83.54%) SQL
3 45 (56.96%) C#
4 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (46.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (44.30%) Software Engineering
7 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
7 34 (43.04%) WPF
8 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
9 31 (39.24%) Python
9 31 (39.24%) Azure
10 30 (37.97%) GIS
10 30 (37.97%) Degree
11 29 (36.71%) Finance
12 28 (35.44%) C++
12 28 (35.44%) Java
13 27 (34.18%) RESTful
13 27 (34.18%) Release Management
13 27 (34.18%) PowerShell
13 27 (34.18%) Big Data
13 27 (34.18%) Apache Ivy
13 27 (34.18%) DevOps
13 27 (34.18%) NetBeans
13 27 (34.18%) Ruby
13 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
13 27 (34.18%) Robotics
13 27 (34.18%) Windows
13 27 (34.18%) Swing
13 27 (34.18%) Ant
13 27 (34.18%) SOAP

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 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (39.24%) Azure
2 5 (6.33%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (6.33%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) GIS
2 27 (34.18%) Big Data
3 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
4 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.33%) Power BI
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (46.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
3 27 (34.18%) Ant
3 27 (34.18%) Apache Ivy
3 27 (34.18%) NetBeans
4 8 (10.13%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.06%) Protractor
6 4 (5.06%) Selenium
7 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.80%) FinalBuilder
7 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Software Engineer
2 34 (43.04%) Developer
3 28 (35.44%) C# Software Engineer
3 28 (35.44%) Java Engineer
4 27 (34.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 25 (31.65%) Senior Developer
6 22 (27.85%) Software Developer
7 21 (26.58%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (24.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (22.78%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (21.52%) DevOps Developer
11 15 (18.99%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 15 (18.99%) Senior Java Engineer
11 15 (18.99%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 12 (15.19%) Graduate
12 12 (15.19%) Graduate Java Engineer
12 12 (15.19%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
12 12 (15.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (8.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (91.14%) .NET
2 34 (43.04%) WPF
3 27 (34.18%) RESTful
3 27 (34.18%) SOAP
3 27 (34.18%) Swing
4 7 (8.86%) CSS
4 7 (8.86%) HTML
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.33%) REST
6 4 (5.06%) WCF
7 3 (3.80%) ArcObjects
7 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) Node.js
7 3 (3.80%) React
7 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Robotics
2 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Software Engineering
3 27 (34.18%) DevOps
3 27 (34.18%) Innovative Thinking
3 27 (34.18%) Release Management
3 27 (34.18%) SOA
3 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
4 26 (32.91%) SDLC
5 22 (27.85%) Process Improvement
6 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.19%) Master Data Management
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (8.86%) ETL
8 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.33%) Case Management
10 5 (6.33%) CRM
10 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) SQL
2 45 (56.96%) C#
3 31 (39.24%) Python
4 28 (35.44%) C++
4 28 (35.44%) Java
5 27 (34.18%) PowerShell
5 27 (34.18%) Ruby
6 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) Degree
2 27 (34.18%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.18%) Micro Focus
3 7 (8.86%) Tableau
4 3 (3.80%) ESRI
4 3 (3.80%) Mapbox