Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 57 100
Rank change year-on-year -18 +43 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 74 108 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.51% 4.73% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.37% 20.61% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 27
Glasgow median annual salary £53,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.88% -24.44% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £51,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.83% +0.63%

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 598 524 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.34% 22.96% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 426 257 234
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £61,750
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.05% +2.47% -2.41%

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) C++
2 41 (55.41%) Multithreading
3 40 (54.05%) XML
4 36 (48.65%) Unit Testing
5 34 (45.95%) Finance
6 33 (44.59%) C#
6 33 (44.59%) Oracle
7 32 (43.24%) Linux
7 32 (43.24%) Banking
8 31 (41.89%) PL/SQL
9 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
10 23 (31.08%) .NET
11 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 22 (29.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 17 (22.97%) MVC
13 17 (22.97%) JSON
13 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
13 17 (22.97%) RESTful
14 16 (21.62%) Java
15 15 (20.27%) Windows
15 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (18.92%) XSD
16 14 (18.92%) XSLT
16 14 (18.92%) Python
16 14 (18.92%) Multithreaded Programming
17 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
17 13 (17.57%) Solace
17 13 (17.57%) Talarian

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 (1.35%) IIS
1 1 (1.35%) JBoss
1 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (8.11%) npm
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.35%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.35%) Power BI
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Toad
2 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.16%) Selenium
3 9 (12.16%) SpecFlow
4 8 (10.81%) Appium
4 8 (10.81%) FitNesse
4 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Code
5 6 (8.11%) webpack
6 4 (5.41%) GoogleTest
7 3 (4.05%) Ant
7 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.35%) JMeter
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (1.35%) Moq
9 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 32 (43.24%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Law
4 6 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (82.43%) Developer
2 40 (54.05%) C++ Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior C++ Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Lead Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.11%) CRM Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.11%) Junior
6 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Web Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Automation Team Leader
7 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.05%) XML
2 23 (31.08%) .NET
3 22 (29.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 17 (22.97%) JSON
4 17 (22.97%) RESTful
5 14 (18.92%) XSD
5 14 (18.92%) XSLT
6 13 (17.57%) Middleware
7 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.16%) jQuery
9 8 (10.81%) CSS
9 8 (10.81%) HTML
10 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.11%) Ajax
11 6 (8.11%) CSS3
11 6 (8.11%) HTML5
11 6 (8.11%) Node.js
11 6 (8.11%) ODBC
11 6 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Derivative
1 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) LIMS
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 15 (20.27%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Multithreading
2 36 (48.65%) Unit Testing
3 17 (22.97%) MVC
3 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (17.57%) OO
7 11 (14.86%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (13.51%) OOP
9 8 (10.81%) Analytics
9 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.81%) Web Development
10 7 (9.46%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
10 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.46%) Wealth Management
11 6 (8.11%) Data Privacy
11 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Front End Development
11 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) SQL
2 41 (55.41%) C++
3 33 (44.59%) C#
4 31 (41.89%) PL/SQL
5 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.62%) Java
7 14 (18.92%) Python
8 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) Solace
3 13 (17.57%) Talarian
3 13 (17.57%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.41%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) Xamarin