Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 71 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 92 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.48% 3.10% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.70% 13.99% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 47 45
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,500 £54,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 492 486 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.60% 22.13% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 315 294 258
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,202 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,400
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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 76 (82.61%) .NET
2 74 (80.43%) C#
3 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
4 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (41.30%) MVC
5 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
6 35 (38.04%) TDD
6 35 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (36.96%) Scrum
8 33 (35.87%) HTML
9 31 (33.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (32.61%) WPF
11 26 (28.26%) C++
12 25 (27.17%) SQL
13 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
14 22 (23.91%) Degree
15 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
16 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
17 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (18.48%) Java
18 17 (18.48%) SOAP
19 15 (16.30%) SOA
19 15 (16.30%) Windows
19 15 (16.30%) Swing
19 15 (16.30%) GIS
19 15 (16.30%) NetBeans
19 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
19 15 (16.30%) RESTful
19 15 (16.30%) Visualisation

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 (3.26%) CMS
1 3 (3.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) GitHub
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.30%) Big Data
2 15 (16.30%) GIS
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.30%) NetBeans
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.35%) Protractor
4 4 (4.35%) Selenium
4 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.09%) GitLab
6 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Software Engineer
4 15 (16.30%) C# Software Engineer
4 15 (16.30%) Java Engineer
4 15 (16.30%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (9.78%) Programmer
7 7 (7.61%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 7 (7.61%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (7.61%) C# Programmer
8 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Development Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Scientific Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (82.61%) .NET
2 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 33 (35.87%) HTML
4 31 (33.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (32.61%) WPF
6 17 (18.48%) SOAP
7 15 (16.30%) RESTful
7 15 (16.30%) Swing
8 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 10 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.70%) CSS
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.52%) jQuery
11 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.43%) XML
12 4 (4.35%) CSS3
12 4 (4.35%) HTML5
13 3 (3.26%) Sass
14 2 (2.17%) Entity Framework
14 2 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Robotics
2 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.30%) MVC
3 35 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (38.04%) TDD
4 34 (36.96%) Scrum
5 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
7 15 (16.30%) Innovative Thinking
7 15 (16.30%) MVVM
7 15 (16.30%) SOA
7 15 (16.30%) Visualisation
8 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (9.78%) Decision-Making
9 9 (9.78%) OO
10 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
11 5 (5.43%) Data Engineering
11 5 (5.43%) Physics
11 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) C#
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.26%) C++
4 25 (27.17%) SQL
5 17 (18.48%) Java
6 10 (10.87%) C
7 5 (5.43%) Fortran
8 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Degree
2 15 (16.30%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (5.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle