The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 11 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.80% - 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% - 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
27 19 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 52.94% 28.79% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 45
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Siemens
3 5 (71.43%) Firmware
3 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
3 5 (71.43%) Military
3 5 (71.43%) VHDL
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Aerospace
1 5 (71.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (71.43%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Siemens
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle