Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 83 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -40
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 89 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 2.34% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 10.67% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 36 36
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £35,625 £24,625
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 527 478 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.11% 21.94% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 346 297 283
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 83 (93.26%) C#
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 40 (44.94%) WPF
3 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
5 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
6 36 (40.45%) HTML
7 32 (35.96%) Windows
8 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
8 31 (34.83%) MVC
8 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
9 30 (33.71%) Degree
10 28 (31.46%) SOA
11 27 (30.34%) C++
11 27 (30.34%) Scrum
11 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
12 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (28.09%) SQL
14 23 (25.84%) GIS
14 23 (25.84%) Java
14 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
15 22 (24.72%) Robotics
15 22 (24.72%) RESTful
15 22 (24.72%) Visualisation
15 22 (24.72%) SOAP
15 22 (24.72%) Swing
15 22 (24.72%) NetBeans
15 22 (24.72%) Big Data
15 22 (24.72%) Numerate Degree

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 9 (10.11%) CMS
2 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.84%) GIS
3 22 (24.72%) Big Data
4 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.72%) NetBeans
3 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.99%) Subversion
5 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 6 (6.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.12%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.12%) Protractor
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Financial Institution
3 7 (7.87%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.97%) Software Engineer
4 22 (24.72%) C# Software Engineer
4 22 (24.72%) Java Engineer
4 22 (24.72%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Programmer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 40 (44.94%) WPF
3 36 (40.45%) HTML
4 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
4 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (24.72%) RESTful
5 22 (24.72%) SOAP
5 22 (24.72%) Swing
6 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
7 18 (20.22%) CSS
8 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
9 13 (14.61%) jQuery
10 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
10 10 (11.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (8.99%) Ajax
11 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.99%) CSS3
11 8 (8.99%) DOM
11 8 (8.99%) HTML5
11 8 (8.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Robotics
2 12 (13.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) MVC
3 28 (31.46%) SOA
4 27 (30.34%) Scrum
4 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
5 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
7 22 (24.72%) Innovative Thinking
7 22 (24.72%) Visualisation
8 21 (23.60%) TDD
9 12 (13.48%) MVVM
10 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.74%) Cash Management
11 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.74%) SOLID
12 5 (5.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 4 (4.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.49%) SEO
13 4 (4.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (93.26%) C#
2 37 (41.57%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.34%) C++
4 25 (28.09%) SQL
5 23 (25.84%) Java
6 9 (10.11%) Python
7 5 (5.62%) C
7 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Fortran
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Degree
2 22 (24.72%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.12%) ESRI