The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.32% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 0.61% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 10
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,475 £35,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
668 823 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.20% 52.96% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 455 557 423
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 13 (41.94%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (38.71%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 11 (35.48%) Banking
5 11 (35.48%) Degree
6 10 (32.26%) Retail Banking
6 10 (32.26%) Retail
7 9 (29.03%) VBA
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.90%) C++
11 4 (12.90%) HTML
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
12 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
12 3 (9.68%) XML
12 3 (9.68%) VBScript
12 3 (9.68%) VB6
12 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
13 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
13 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 2 (6.45%) JSON
13 2 (6.45%) Mathematics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) Informix
2 2 (6.45%) Ingres
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 10 (32.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Systems Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Excel Developer
7 1 (3.23%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
5 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.45%) Physics
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Systems Analysis
2 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) User Stories
4 2 (6.45%) Coaching
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 3 (9.68%) VBScript
8 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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