Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 44 121
Rank change year-on-year -70 +77 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 134 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.00% 6.01% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.75% 26.38% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 43
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,900 £28,425 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £34,900 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +5.19%

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 632 508 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.83% 22.77% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 457 244 263
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,050
90th Percentile £72,250 £60,000 £64,950
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 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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 37 (75.51%) C#
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
4 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.65%) WPF
5 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.65%) SQL
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 14 (28.57%) OO
7 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 13 (26.53%) XML
8 13 (26.53%) MVVM
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
10 10 (20.41%) Oracle
10 10 (20.41%) Web Services
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.37%) CSS
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Linux
12 8 (16.33%) C++
12 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
12 8 (16.33%) Banking
12 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
13 7 (14.29%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) JSON
13 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.29%) Windows
14 6 (12.24%) Java

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 (4.08%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Ingres
4 1 (2.04%) Power BI
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Toad
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Moq
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.04%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) Appium
5 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.04%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.04%) Grunt
5 1 (2.04%) gulp
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (16.33%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.04%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Software Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) WPF
4 13 (26.53%) XML
5 11 (22.45%) HTML
6 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 9 (18.37%) CSS
8 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
9 7 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.20%) REST
10 5 (10.20%) RESTful
11 4 (8.16%) Angular 2
11 4 (8.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (8.16%) jQuery
11 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (8.16%) XSD
11 4 (8.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Derivative
1 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) LIMS
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) OO
3 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 13 (26.53%) MVVM
5 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.29%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.20%) Wealth Management
8 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.16%) TDD
9 3 (6.12%) Case Management
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.08%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) C++
5 6 (12.24%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Solace
3 3 (6.12%) Talarian
3 3 (6.12%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) IBM