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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.79% 2.38% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 5.68% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
46 88 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 36.51% 41.90% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 68
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens
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