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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.95% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
632 513 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.94% 40.75% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 409 369 462
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 February 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Solaris
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
2 8 (53.33%) CREST Certified
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Intranet
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.67%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Redmine
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Security Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) NancyFx
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
1 8 (53.33%) C++
1 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP