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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.95% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.92% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 11
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
600 780 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.12% 49.59% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 535 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (42.31%) C#
1 11 (42.31%) Systems Analysis
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) VBA
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Retail
6 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (11.54%) VBScript
9 3 (11.54%) Solaris
9 3 (11.54%) Informix
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Sun
9 3 (11.54%) UNIX
9 3 (11.54%) Ingres
9 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (11.54%) Informix
2 3 (11.54%) Ingres
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 2 (7.69%) XSLT
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Informatics
2 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) User Stories
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) VBA
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB6
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) Sun
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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