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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 75 96
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 110 89 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.36% 3.31% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.61% 15.70% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88 68 25
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £33,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £54,300
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,421
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.47% +3.55%

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 561 567 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.22% 21.07% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 348 338 290
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £28,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,625
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.25% -5.88% +4.29%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 89 (80.91%) C#
2 78 (70.91%) .NET
3 55 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 54 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (47.27%) SQL
6 48 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
8 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.55%) Finance
10 37 (33.64%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (32.73%) Degree
12 35 (31.82%) Scrum
13 33 (30.00%) Software Testing
13 33 (30.00%) Decision-Making
14 30 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
15 29 (26.36%) WPF
16 28 (25.45%) SOAP
16 28 (25.45%) Software Engineering
17 27 (24.55%) C++
17 27 (24.55%) Java
17 27 (24.55%) Windows
17 27 (24.55%) Git (software)
18 26 (23.64%) Big Data
18 26 (23.64%) RESTful
18 26 (23.64%) Visualisation
18 26 (23.64%) NetBeans
18 26 (23.64%) GIS
18 26 (23.64%) SOA
18 26 (23.64%) Swing
18 26 (23.64%) Robotics

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 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.64%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.64%) Big Data
2 26 (23.64%) GIS
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) SSDT
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (24.55%) Git (software)
3 26 (23.64%) NetBeans
4 22 (20.00%) Selenium
4 22 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (7.27%) Ranorex
7 4 (3.64%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.91%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.91%) JIRA
10 1 (0.91%) Protractor
10 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Banking
2 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Developer
2 37 (33.64%) Software Developer
3 29 (26.36%) Senior Developer
4 27 (24.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 27 (24.55%) Software Engineer
5 26 (23.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 26 (23.64%) Java Engineer
5 26 (23.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 24 (21.82%) .NET Developer
7 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
8 15 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (12.73%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 14 (12.73%) Technical Developer
10 13 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 10 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (70.91%) .NET
2 29 (26.36%) WPF
3 28 (25.45%) SOAP
4 26 (23.64%) RESTful
4 26 (23.64%) Swing
5 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
6 19 (17.27%) .NET Framework
7 17 (15.45%) AngularJS
8 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (7.27%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.45%) HTML
11 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.55%) CSS
12 4 (3.64%) jQuery
13 3 (2.73%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.73%) OAuth
13 3 (2.73%) OAuth2
13 3 (2.73%) SAML
13 3 (2.73%) Web Services
13 3 (2.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Robotics
2 21 (19.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) Fintech
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Unix
3 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (31.82%) Scrum
5 33 (30.00%) Decision-Making
5 33 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 28 (25.45%) Software Engineering
7 26 (23.64%) Innovative Thinking
7 26 (23.64%) SOA
7 26 (23.64%) Storage Management
7 26 (23.64%) Visualisation
8 23 (20.91%) OO
8 23 (20.91%) TDD
9 22 (20.00%) MVC
10 20 (18.18%) DevOps
11 18 (16.36%) Release Management
12 17 (15.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (10.91%) SDLC
14 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
15 10 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (80.91%) C#
2 52 (47.27%) SQL
3 27 (24.55%) C++
3 27 (24.55%) Java
4 16 (14.55%) Python
5 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Perl
8 1 (0.91%) R
8 1 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.91%) VB
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (32.73%) Degree
2 30 (27.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) GDPR
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.73%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.91%) Mesos
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Mashery
2 7 (6.36%) TIBCO
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Google
4 2 (1.82%) Tableau