Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 65 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 108 91 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.27% 3.43% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.09% 16.25% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £33,375
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,125 £52,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 597 560 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.62% 21.11% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 394 350 327
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £30,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% +4.94% -4.10%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 87 (80.56%) C#
2 74 (68.52%) .NET
3 53 (49.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 50 (46.30%) SQL
5 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
7 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (33.33%) Finance
8 36 (33.33%) Scrum
9 34 (31.48%) Selenium
10 33 (30.56%) SpecFlow
10 33 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (27.78%) Software Testing
12 29 (26.85%) Degree
12 29 (26.85%) Decision-Making
13 27 (25.00%) Release Management
14 26 (24.07%) DevOps
15 23 (21.30%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (21.30%) Numerate Degree
16 22 (20.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 22 (20.37%) Java
17 21 (19.44%) C++
17 21 (19.44%) SOAP
17 21 (19.44%) Python
17 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
17 21 (19.44%) Git (software)
17 21 (19.44%) WPF
18 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
18 20 (18.52%) Windows

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 (2.78%) IIS
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.70%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.59%) Big Data
2 19 (17.59%) GIS
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.78%) SSDT
6 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (49.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (31.48%) Selenium
3 33 (30.56%) SpecFlow
4 23 (21.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 21 (19.44%) Git (software)
6 19 (17.59%) NetBeans
7 15 (13.89%) Ranorex
8 4 (3.70%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.93%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.93%) JUnit
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Developer
2 39 (36.11%) Software Developer
3 33 (30.56%) Senior Developer
4 31 (28.70%) Senior Software Developer
5 29 (26.85%) .NET Developer
6 20 (18.52%) Software Engineer
7 19 (17.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (17.59%) C# Software Engineer
7 19 (17.59%) Java Engineer
7 19 (17.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 18 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (15.74%) C# Developer
9 17 (15.74%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 16 (14.81%) DevOps Developer
10 16 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
10 16 (14.81%) Technical Developer
11 15 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (13.89%) QA Automation Engineer
11 15 (13.89%) QA Engineer
12 10 (9.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (68.52%) .NET
2 21 (19.44%) SOAP
2 21 (19.44%) WPF
3 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 19 (17.59%) RESTful
4 19 (17.59%) Swing
5 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 15 (13.89%) Gherkin
7 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
8 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (7.41%) CSS
9 8 (7.41%) HTML
10 7 (6.48%) jQuery
10 7 (6.48%) XML
11 6 (5.56%) Ajax
11 6 (5.56%) Web Services
12 5 (4.63%) OAuth
12 5 (4.63%) OAuth2
13 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Robotics
2 16 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.48%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.33%) Scrum
4 33 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 29 (26.85%) Decision-Making
7 27 (25.00%) Release Management
8 26 (24.07%) DevOps
9 22 (20.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 19 (17.59%) Innovative Thinking
11 19 (17.59%) OO
11 19 (17.59%) SOA
11 19 (17.59%) Storage Management
11 19 (17.59%) Visualisation
12 18 (16.67%) TDD
12 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 17 (15.74%) MVC
13 17 (15.74%) SDLC
14 15 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (80.56%) C#
2 50 (46.30%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) Java
4 21 (19.44%) C++
4 21 (19.44%) Python
5 20 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) Degree
2 23 (21.30%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) GDPR
3 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.70%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.93%) Mesos
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Mashery
2 6 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) HP