Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 69 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 105 75 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.91% 3.04% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.47% 14.31% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 42
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,250 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +5.19%

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 513 524 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.09% 21.21% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 290 318 257
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £55,000 £55,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 79 (75.24%) C#
1 79 (75.24%) .NET
2 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
3 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 40 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (37.14%) Scrum
6 38 (36.19%) SQL
6 38 (36.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (35.24%) MVC
8 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
9 34 (32.38%) TDD
10 32 (30.48%) Degree
11 30 (28.57%) C++
12 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
13 26 (24.76%) WPF
13 26 (24.76%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (23.81%) Decision-Making
14 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
15 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 23 (21.90%) SOAP
17 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
18 21 (20.00%) Java
18 21 (20.00%) OO
19 20 (19.05%) HTML
19 20 (19.05%) Finance
19 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
20 19 (18.10%) Big Data
20 19 (18.10%) Git (software)

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 (2.86%) CMS
1 3 (2.86%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) GitHub
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.10%) Big Data
2 19 (18.10%) GIS
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.95%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.95%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.95%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 38 (36.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) NetBeans
3 10 (9.52%) Selenium
3 10 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.76%) Protractor
5 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.95%) GitLab
8 1 (0.95%) JIRA
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.95%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Developer
2 28 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 24 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 22 (20.95%) C# Developer
5 19 (18.10%) C# Software Engineer
5 19 (18.10%) Java Engineer
5 19 (18.10%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (16.19%) Analyst
7 13 (12.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
8 12 (11.43%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (9.52%) Programmer
9 10 (9.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 10 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 9 (8.57%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 9 (8.57%) .NET Programmer
10 9 (8.57%) C# Programmer
11 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (75.24%) .NET
2 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 26 (24.76%) WPF
4 23 (21.90%) SOAP
5 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (19.05%) HTML
7 19 (18.10%) RESTful
7 19 (18.10%) Swing
8 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (5.71%) CSS
11 6 (5.71%) jQuery
12 5 (4.76%) Web Services
12 5 (4.76%) XML
13 4 (3.81%) JSON
13 4 (3.81%) LINQ
13 4 (3.81%) REST
14 3 (2.86%) CSS3
14 3 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (18.10%) Robotics
3 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (37.14%) Scrum
4 37 (35.24%) MVC
5 34 (32.38%) TDD
6 26 (24.76%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (23.81%) Decision-Making
7 25 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 21 (20.00%) OO
10 19 (18.10%) Innovative Thinking
10 19 (18.10%) SOA
10 19 (18.10%) Visualisation
11 10 (9.52%) SDLC
12 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
13 7 (6.67%) MVVM
13 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 79 (75.24%) C#
2 38 (36.19%) SQL
3 30 (28.57%) C++
4 27 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 21 (20.00%) Java
6 10 (9.52%) C
7 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.76%) Fortran
10 4 (3.81%) Python
11 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Degree
2 21 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) GDPR
2 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.86%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Mashery
3 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Tableau