The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 104 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 1.03% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.86% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
800 645 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.44% 55.32% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 549 430 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 11 (37.93%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (24.14%) VBScript
6 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.24%) XSLT
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) UNIX
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (13.79%) AIX
9 4 (13.79%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) ETL
9 4 (13.79%) OLAP
9 4 (13.79%) jQuery
9 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) Intranet
3 1 (3.45%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) OLAP
5 3 (10.34%) MS Access
6 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.45%) DB2
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (3.45%) QlikView
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) XSLT
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
8 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.45%) Physics
1 1 (3.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) ETL
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 4 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (6.90%) UML
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) VBScript
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) VB6
4 3 (10.34%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) HND
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
1 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) AppSense
4 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Laserfiche
5 1 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.45%) Thunderhead
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago