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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 75 121
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 -55
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 84 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.80% 2.58% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.30% 13.35% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 28
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +15.89%
10th Percentile £30,100 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%

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 549 367 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.85% 19.32% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 313 202 258
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.01% -10.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,775
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £57,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 73 (86.90%) C#
1 73 (86.90%) .NET
2 57 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 55 (65.48%) MVC
4 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 52 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (60.71%) HTML
7 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (48.81%) TDD
9 41 (48.81%) Scrum
10 22 (26.19%) WPF
11 20 (23.81%) CSS
12 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
14 12 (14.29%) jQuery
14 12 (14.29%) OO
15 11 (13.10%) HTML5
15 11 (13.10%) MVVM
15 11 (13.10%) Entity Framework
16 10 (11.90%) SQL
17 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
17 8 (9.52%) CSS3
18 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
19 6 (7.14%) QA
20 5 (5.95%) User Experience
20 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
21 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
21 4 (4.76%) Release Management

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 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) BlazeMeter
1 3 (3.57%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Power BI
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
1 3 (3.57%) JMeter
1 3 (3.57%) Selenium
1 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.57%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Grunt
2 1 (1.19%) gulp
2 1 (1.19%) Sublime Text
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Law
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (85.71%) Developer
2 52 (61.90%) C# Developer
3 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (5.95%) Build Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (2.38%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.19%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (1.19%) HTML Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (86.90%) .NET
2 57 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 51 (60.71%) HTML
4 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (26.19%) WPF
6 20 (23.81%) CSS
7 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
9 11 (13.10%) Entity Framework
9 11 (13.10%) HTML5
10 8 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.76%) XML
12 3 (3.57%) Web Services
13 2 (2.38%) React
13 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (2.38%) WinForms
13 2 (2.38%) XSLT
14 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (1.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (5.95%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) MVC
2 52 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (48.81%) Scrum
4 41 (48.81%) TDD
5 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (13.10%) MVVM
8 4 (4.76%) Release Management
8 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.57%) BDD
9 3 (3.57%) CRM
9 3 (3.57%) Data Validation
9 3 (3.57%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.57%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.57%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.57%) System Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Test Management
9 3 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (86.90%) C#
2 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) X++
6 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Reuters