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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.09% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.99% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -17.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,900 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £51,550
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
766 652 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.00% 54.61% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 546 415 444
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) LDAP
6 4 (22.22%) VBScript
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) MS Access
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) VBA
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) VB6
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (11.11%) XSLT
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
3 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) MVC
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 3 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) AppSense
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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