Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 44 115
Rank change year-on-year -53 +71 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 57 138 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.58% 5.97% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.81% 25.51% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 33
Glasgow median annual salary £48,250 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.91% -15.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £35,375 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% +1.25%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 581 541 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.28% 23.40% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 430 248 247
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,488 £31,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,400
Scotland median annual salary £45,625 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.06% -5.88% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Glasgow

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 28 (49.12%) .NET
4 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (42.11%) C++
5 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
6 23 (40.35%) Unit Testing
6 23 (40.35%) XML
7 22 (38.60%) Banking
8 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
9 19 (33.33%) Oracle
9 19 (33.33%) OO
9 19 (33.33%) MVC
9 19 (33.33%) Finance
10 17 (29.82%) Linux
11 16 (28.07%) PL/SQL
11 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 15 (26.32%) JSON
12 15 (26.32%) RESTful
12 15 (26.32%) AngularJS
13 14 (24.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (19.30%) Web Development
15 11 (19.30%) Web Services
16 10 (17.54%) OOP
16 10 (17.54%) Windows
16 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
16 10 (17.54%) Degree
17 9 (15.79%) Test Automation

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) JBoss
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) npm
2 5 (8.77%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) Ingres
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Toad
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio Code
2 6 (10.53%) webpack
3 4 (7.02%) Appium
3 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
3 4 (7.02%) GoogleTest
3 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) Ant
4 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.51%) Moq
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (38.60%) Banking
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Law
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (82.46%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) Junior
5 6 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Lead Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior C++ Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) XML
3 15 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) JSON
3 15 (26.32%) RESTful
4 14 (24.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.79%) CSS
7 9 (15.79%) HTML
7 9 (15.79%) jQuery
8 6 (10.53%) CSS3
8 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 6 (10.53%) Middleware
8 6 (10.53%) Node.js
8 6 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (10.53%) Redux
8 6 (10.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Derivative
2 6 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
2 23 (40.35%) Unit Testing
3 19 (33.33%) MVC
3 19 (33.33%) OO
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Web Development
6 10 (17.54%) OOP
7 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.28%) Wealth Management
9 6 (10.53%) Data Privacy
9 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
9 6 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (10.53%) Web Operations
10 5 (8.77%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (8.77%) CRM
11 4 (7.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 24 (42.11%) C++
5 16 (28.07%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.28%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.75%) VB6
10 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Solace
3 6 (10.53%) Talarian
3 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.02%) Google
4 4 (7.02%) IBM