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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 1.18% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 2.79% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 9
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
588 609 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.90% 42.12% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 377 402 570
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SAP