The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 89 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 1.07% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.56% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 6
Median salary £24,000 £47,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.93% +44.61%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
542 664 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.48% 41.79% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 402 441 576
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP