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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 95 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.82% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 3.73% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
703 697 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.11% 48.74% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 515 474 413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (70.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) VBA
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) VB6
7 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.00%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Informix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) Ingres
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) VB Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Apache FOP
6 1 (5.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
1 2 (10.00%) DataPower
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) VBA
3 3 (15.00%) VB6
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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