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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 99 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.95% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.81% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,800 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) MS Access
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) VB6
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.76%) JSON
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.76%) LDAP
8 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 2 (11.76%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MS Access
3 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) VB Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Apache FOP
5 1 (5.88%) EDI
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) MVC
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
4 3 (17.65%) VB6
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
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