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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 68 75
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.15% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.91% 14.69% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 18
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 264 177 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.62% 14.66% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 134
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 60 (86.96%) C#
2 59 (85.51%) .NET
3 43 (62.32%) SQL Server
4 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (47.83%) Finance
5 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
6 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
7 31 (44.93%) MVC
8 29 (42.03%) HTML
9 28 (40.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
10 27 (39.13%) CSS
11 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (36.23%) Scrum
13 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
14 21 (30.43%) TDD
15 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
16 14 (20.29%) jQuery
16 14 (20.29%) CSS3
16 14 (20.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (18.84%) Degree
17 13 (18.84%) Java
17 13 (18.84%) SQL
18 12 (17.39%) CMS
18 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
18 12 (17.39%) HTML5
18 12 (17.39%) User Experience

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 12 (17.39%) CMS
2 11 (15.94%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) FileNet
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) iTrent
2 1 (1.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.25%) iPaaS
2 5 (7.25%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) DHCP
1 1 (1.45%) DNS
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (62.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SSDT
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.94%) Jasmine
3 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
3 10 (14.49%) Maven
4 6 (8.70%) NetBeans
5 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.25%) JUnit
5 5 (7.25%) NSubstitute
5 5 (7.25%) NUnit
6 4 (5.80%) Moq
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) MSTest
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 33 (47.83%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Marketing
3 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (11.59%) Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C# Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.03%) HTML
4 28 (40.58%) AngularJS
5 27 (39.13%) CSS
6 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
8 14 (20.29%) CSS3
8 14 (20.29%) jQuery
8 14 (20.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (17.39%) HTML5
11 11 (15.94%) Sass
12 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
13 8 (11.59%) Web Services
13 8 (11.59%) XML
14 6 (8.70%) REST
14 6 (8.70%) SOAP
14 6 (8.70%) WCF
14 6 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 12 (17.39%) User Experience
2 10 (14.49%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Fintech
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) IVR
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Pricing Data
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) VHDL
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) MVC
3 26 (37.68%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (36.23%) Scrum
5 21 (30.43%) TDD
6 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
9 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.14%) Cash Management
10 7 (10.14%) OO
11 6 (8.70%) SDLC
12 5 (7.25%) Web Development
13 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.80%) Investment Management
13 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
14 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
14 3 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (86.96%) C#
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.84%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) XPath
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) COBOL
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Northgate
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.45%) Xilinx
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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