The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 92 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,400 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £43,000 £34,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
792 675 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.23% 55.74% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 553 449 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Scotland

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (21.43%) VBScript
9 6 (21.43%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (17.86%) VB6
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) LDAP
11 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.29%) ETL
11 4 (14.29%) MS Access
11 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 4 (14.29%) UNIX
11 4 (14.29%) AIX
11 4 (14.29%) Linux
11 4 (14.29%) OLAP
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) OLAP
3 4 (14.29%) MS Access
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) XSLT
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) AIX
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (21.43%) VBScript
5 5 (17.86%) VB6
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.14%) VBA
8 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.57%) C
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) XenApp
1 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) AppSense
4 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago