Period
to 19 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 94 105
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 -46
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 92 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.43% 2.13% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.31% 10.58% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 27 43
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,950 £49,582
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.83% +0.63% +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 564 463 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.04% 20.13% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 331 307 360
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,421 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.43% -2.54% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £61,375
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year +2.47% -4.10% +5.58%

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 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 83 (90.22%) C#
2 82 (89.13%) .NET
3 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
5 39 (42.39%) JavaScript
6 37 (40.22%) HTML
7 35 (38.04%) MVC
8 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET
8 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (35.87%) Scrum
10 30 (32.61%) WPF
10 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (30.43%) Windows
12 26 (28.26%) SOA
12 26 (28.26%) .NET Framework
12 26 (28.26%) Degree
13 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
13 24 (26.09%) Finance
14 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 22 (23.91%) Java
15 22 (23.91%) TDD
16 21 (22.83%) Computer Science
17 20 (21.74%) NetBeans
17 20 (21.74%) SQL
17 20 (21.74%) Entity Framework
18 19 (20.65%) C++
18 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
19 18 (19.57%) CSS
19 18 (19.57%) Numerate Degree
20 17 (18.48%) Software Testing

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 (9.78%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.39%) GIS
3 15 (16.30%) Big Data
4 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.74%) NetBeans
3 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.87%) Selenium
4 10 (10.87%) SpecFlow
5 8 (8.70%) Subversion
6 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.43%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) Protractor
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.09%) FinalBuilder
8 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 16 (17.39%) Financial Institution
3 12 (13.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) C# Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Software Engineer
4 17 (18.48%) Java Engineer
4 17 (18.48%) Java Software Engineer
4 17 (18.48%) Software Developer
5 15 (16.30%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.70%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.70%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (8.70%) Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (8.70%) Programmer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (89.13%) .NET
2 37 (40.22%) HTML
3 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 34 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (32.61%) WPF
5 26 (28.26%) .NET Framework
6 20 (21.74%) Entity Framework
7 18 (19.57%) CSS
8 16 (17.39%) SOAP
9 15 (16.30%) RESTful
9 15 (16.30%) Swing
10 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.87%) jQuery
11 10 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.78%) CSS3
12 9 (9.78%) HTML5
13 8 (8.70%) Ajax
13 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (8.70%) Sass
13 8 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.30%) Robotics
3 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.04%) MVC
3 33 (35.87%) Scrum
4 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (28.26%) SOA
6 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 22 (23.91%) TDD
8 17 (18.48%) Software Testing
9 15 (16.30%) Innovative Thinking
9 15 (16.30%) Visualisation
10 11 (11.96%) Cash Management
10 11 (11.96%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.87%) SOLID
12 8 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (5.43%) MVVM
13 5 (5.43%) OO
14 4 (4.35%) Data Analysis
14 4 (4.35%) SEO
14 4 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (90.22%) C#
2 39 (42.39%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.91%) Java
4 20 (21.74%) SQL
5 19 (20.65%) C++
6 12 (13.04%) Python
7 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.35%) C
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (28.26%) Degree
2 18 (19.57%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) ESRI
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore