The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.10% 3.42% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 8.33% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 132 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.56% 40.99% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 89 93 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Scotland

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 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Siemens
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens