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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 2.33% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 10
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £21,375 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
539 600 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.64% 46.12% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 313 411 535
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) VB6
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) MSI
7 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) OO

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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VB Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB6
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft