The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.38% 3.38% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 8.33% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £39,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 108 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.82% 40.60% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 81
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VB
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Aberdeen region.

VB Salary Trend in Aberdeen

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
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Salary: competitive
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