Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 61 66
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 80 90 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.09% 3.43% 3.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.03% 18.63% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 76 58
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £33,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 614 483 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.72% 18.42% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 428 300 299
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -10.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 57 (71.25%) .NET
2 56 (70.00%) SQL
3 53 (66.25%) C#
4 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
5 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
6 38 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (36.25%) Degree
8 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
9 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (32.50%) Java
10 25 (31.25%) Windows
10 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (30.00%) WPF
11 24 (30.00%) C++
11 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
11 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 23 (28.75%) RESTful
12 23 (28.75%) Big Data
12 23 (28.75%) Innovative Thinking
12 23 (28.75%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (28.75%) SOAP
12 23 (28.75%) Swing
12 23 (28.75%) SOA
12 23 (28.75%) GIS
12 23 (28.75%) NetBeans
12 23 (28.75%) Robotics
12 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
13 22 (27.50%) Release Management

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 8 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (28.75%) Big Data
3 23 (28.75%) GIS
4 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (28.75%) NetBeans
4 18 (22.50%) Selenium
5 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (7.50%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.50%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.25%) JUnit
9 1 (1.25%) Protractor
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Games
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Software Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) C# Software Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Graduate
2 23 (28.75%) Graduate Java Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Java Engineer
2 23 (28.75%) Java Software Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Test Analyst
5 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 16 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 16 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 15 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (17.50%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (16.25%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (71.25%) .NET
2 24 (30.00%) WPF
3 23 (28.75%) RESTful
3 23 (28.75%) SOAP
3 23 (28.75%) Swing
4 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
6 10 (12.50%) HTML
7 9 (11.25%) CSS
7 9 (11.25%) jQuery
8 8 (10.00%) Web Services
9 7 (8.75%) XML
10 6 (7.50%) Ajax
11 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.75%) OAuth
11 3 (3.75%) OAuth2
11 3 (3.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Robotics
2 2 (2.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.75%) Innovative Thinking
4 23 (28.75%) SOA
4 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
5 22 (27.50%) Release Management
6 16 (20.00%) DevOps
6 16 (20.00%) ETL
7 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (13.75%) Decision-Making
9 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.75%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.50%) System Testing
11 9 (11.25%) Bug Management
11 9 (11.25%) Change Data Capture
11 9 (11.25%) Test Management
12 8 (10.00%) MVC
13 7 (8.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) SQL
2 53 (66.25%) C#
3 26 (32.50%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) C++
4 24 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 19 (23.75%) PowerShell
6 15 (18.75%) Python
7 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Degree
2 23 (28.75%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) GDPR
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.75%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle