The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 82 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.86% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.94% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Median salary £37,500 £44,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +6.58%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
640 566 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.87% 44.32% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 408 405 490
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP