Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 86 75 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.36% 3.29% 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.01% 12.78% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 17
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £44,471
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -4.43% +4.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £69,875 £48,000 £56,500
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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 614 587 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.15% 25.73% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 434 368 214
Glasgow median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £27,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,375 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 53 (61.63%) SQL
2 44 (51.16%) C#
3 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
3 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
4 36 (41.86%) XML
5 35 (40.70%) .NET
5 35 (40.70%) C++
5 35 (40.70%) Multithreading
6 34 (39.53%) Finance
7 30 (34.88%) MVC
8 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (31.40%) Oracle
9 27 (31.40%) Linux
9 27 (31.40%) Unit Testing
10 25 (29.07%) Banking
11 24 (27.91%) PL/SQL
11 24 (27.91%) Test Automation
12 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.09%) JSON
13 19 (22.09%) RESTful
14 18 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (19.77%) Java
15 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (18.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (18.60%) Windows
16 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (17.44%) XSD
17 15 (17.44%) XSLT
17 15 (17.44%) Python

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 2 (2.33%) IIS
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) JBoss
2 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (5.81%) npm
4 2 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.16%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (1.16%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.81%) Power BI
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Essbase
9 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.16%) MySQL
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.63%) Toad
2 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.30%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.14%) Appium
4 7 (8.14%) FitNesse
5 5 (5.81%) webpack
6 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (3.49%) GoogleTest
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.33%) JIRA
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) Ant
9 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.16%) JMeter
9 1 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (39.53%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (77.91%) Developer
2 33 (38.37%) C++ Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Software Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Lead Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior C++ Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Team Leader
8 6 (6.98%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Junior
10 4 (4.65%) Junior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Junior Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Web Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) XML
2 35 (40.70%) .NET
3 19 (22.09%) JSON
3 19 (22.09%) RESTful
4 16 (18.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
5 15 (17.44%) XSD
5 15 (17.44%) XSLT
6 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
7 10 (11.63%) Web Services
8 9 (10.47%) Middleware
9 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.30%) SOAP
10 7 (8.14%) CSS
10 7 (8.14%) HTML
10 7 (8.14%) LINQ
11 6 (6.98%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (6.98%) Redux
11 6 (6.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Mobile App
1 12 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Derivative
2 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 6 (6.98%) Android
3 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Multithreading
2 30 (34.88%) MVC
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (31.40%) Unit Testing
5 24 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (17.44%) Multithreaded Programming
8 12 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
10 9 (10.47%) CRM
11 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Analytics
12 7 (8.14%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (8.14%) OO
13 6 (6.98%) Acceptance Criteria
13 6 (6.98%) ETL
13 6 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) SQL
2 44 (51.16%) C#
3 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
4 35 (40.70%) C++
5 24 (27.91%) PL/SQL
6 17 (19.77%) Java
7 15 (17.44%) Python
8 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.33%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.65%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) Xamarin
4 9 (10.47%) Solace
4 9 (10.47%) Talarian
4 9 (10.47%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.49%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.16%) Reuters