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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 84 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.51% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 3.19% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
637 720 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.80% 47.40% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 448 506 371
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (52.17%) C#
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) VBA
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Informix
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Ingres
6 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Sun
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) VBScript
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) VB6
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (17.39%) Informix
3 4 (17.39%) Ingres
3 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Excel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
5 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) User Stories
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) VBA
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
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