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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.51% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.06% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 20
Average salary £35,000 £45,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,375 £31,288
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) VB6
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Web Development
5 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) HP
6 9 (28.13%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) MySQL
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
7 8 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) VMware
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) HP UCMDB
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) VB Developer
2 6 (18.75%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.13%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) EJB
5 4 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (12.50%) Java EE
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) XSL
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Web Development
3 8 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
2 13 (40.63%) VB6
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) C++
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.38%) VBA
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
7 2 (6.25%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) OCP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (18.75%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Dynatrace
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
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