The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 84 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 27 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.34% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 2.61% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 20
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -15.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,905 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB.NET
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
771 727 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.40% 51.09% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 552 481 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Edinburgh region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 49 (98.00%) .NET
2 44 (88.00%) C#
3 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (34.00%) SQL
7 15 (30.00%) HTML
8 14 (28.00%) CSS
9 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
10 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 12 (24.00%) Google
10 12 (24.00%) Degree
11 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.00%) CRM
11 11 (22.00%) XML
12 10 (20.00%) Java
12 10 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (18.00%) OO
13 9 (18.00%) Python
13 9 (18.00%) OOD
14 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
15 7 (14.00%) Advertising
16 6 (12.00%) Finance
16 6 (12.00%) Ajax
16 6 (12.00%) C++

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.00%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (2.00%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) QlikView
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (16.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Junior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (98.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) CSS
5 11 (22.00%) XML
6 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.00%) Ajax
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
8 5 (10.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) WCF
9 3 (6.00%) XSD
9 3 (6.00%) JSP
9 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (4.00%) CSS3
10 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (4.00%) HTML5
11 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) CRM
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) OO
2 9 (18.00%) OOD
3 6 (12.00%) ERP
4 5 (10.00%) Scrum
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Web Development
5 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) UML
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (18.00%) Python
6 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.00%) C++
8 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (10.00%) Perl
9 4 (8.00%) VBScript
10 3 (6.00%) PHP
11 2 (4.00%) VB
12 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) Epicor
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.00%) Infor
6 1 (2.00%) Red Gate
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Baan
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Expenses
Posted: 24 days ago