The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 113 73
Rank change year-on-year +43 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 73 46 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.15% 1.57% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.08% 10.02% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 59
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -0.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 454 459 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.58% 15.70% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 255 300 269
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Scotland

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Scotland

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Scotland

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +41 43 £34,000 -8.10% 3
Edinburgh +7 27 £40,000 - 3
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £41,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 126 (92.65%) C#
2 119 (87.50%) .NET
3 111 (81.62%) SQL Server
4 98 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (69.12%) ASP.NET
6 83 (61.03%) MVC
6 83 (61.03%) Scrum
7 80 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (51.47%) TDD
9 66 (48.53%) JavaScript
10 64 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (45.59%) HTML
12 55 (40.44%) Microsoft
13 40 (29.41%) Finance
13 40 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 33 (24.26%) .NET Framework
15 31 (22.79%) AngularJS
16 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
17 27 (19.85%) CSS
18 23 (16.91%) SQL
19 22 (16.18%) OO
20 20 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
21 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (13.97%) SDLC
22 16 (11.76%) Degree
23 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
23 15 (11.03%) Git (software)
24 13 (9.56%) Subversion
25 12 (8.82%) NUnit
25 12 (8.82%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (7.35%) CMS
2 6 (4.41%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) iPaaS
2 4 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) GitHub
3 2 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.74%) SMTP
2 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (81.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) SSDT
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) MSDE
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.03%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.56%) Subversion
4 12 (8.82%) NUnit
5 10 (7.35%) Selenium
5 10 (7.35%) SpecFlow
6 9 (6.62%) MSTest
6 9 (6.62%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.15%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.68%) JUnit
8 5 (3.68%) Maven
8 5 (3.68%) NSubstitute
9 4 (2.94%) JIRA
10 3 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (2.21%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.21%) Moq
11 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.47%) MSI
11 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (68.38%) Developer
2 57 (41.91%) C# Developer
3 18 (13.24%) Programmer
4 16 (11.76%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 16 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
4 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 15 (11.03%) C# Programmer
6 13 (9.56%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Programme Support Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Support Analyst Programmer
11 7 (5.15%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (3.68%) Mid-Level C# Developer
13 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (87.50%) .NET
2 94 (69.12%) ASP.NET
3 64 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (45.59%) HTML
5 33 (24.26%) .NET Framework
6 31 (22.79%) AngularJS
7 27 (19.85%) CSS
8 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (8.82%) jQuery
10 9 (6.62%) Entity Framework
10 9 (6.62%) Gherkin
10 9 (6.62%) Web Services
11 8 (5.88%) HTML5
11 8 (5.88%) SOAP
11 8 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (5.15%) XML
13 6 (4.41%) REST
13 6 (4.41%) WCF
14 5 (3.68%) XML Schema
14 5 (3.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) User Experience
4 2 (1.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.21%) Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (61.03%) MVC
2 83 (61.03%) Scrum
3 80 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (51.47%) TDD
5 22 (16.18%) OO
6 19 (13.97%) SDLC
7 12 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.35%) Web Development
9 9 (6.62%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (6.62%) OOP
9 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.62%) User Stories
10 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.41%) Release Management
12 5 (3.68%) Data Management
12 5 (3.68%) ETL
12 5 (3.68%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.68%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 126 (92.65%) C#
2 66 (48.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.91%) SQL
4 8 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.15%) Java
6 5 (3.68%) XPath
7 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.21%) Python
9 2 (1.47%) Perl
9 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.47%) VB
9 2 (1.47%) VB6
9 2 (1.47%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Delphi
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (40.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle
3 5 (3.68%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.21%) Adobe
4 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.74%) Citrix
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive DOE
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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