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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 96 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.53% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 1.02% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Average salary £49,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £28,300 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £34,250 £40,000
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
680 781 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.77% 52.17% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 453 559 414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (72.41%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (51.72%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (48.28%) Retail
5 11 (37.93%) Banking
6 10 (34.48%) Retail Banking
6 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) C#
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) .NET
7 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 7 (24.14%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
10 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.24%) SDLC
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) VBA
11 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (13.79%) Web Development
12 3 (10.34%) Java EE
12 3 (10.34%) GitHub
12 3 (10.34%) EJB 3.0
12 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (10.34%) EJB
12 3 (10.34%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Retail
3 11 (37.93%) Banking
4 10 (34.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.45%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) EJB
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) Java EE
2 3 (10.34%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Physics
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (51.72%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) VBA
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) VB6
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago