The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 3.70% 4.17% 15.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 7.14% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £150,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -71.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 59.26% 58.33% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 31
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £150,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

VB
Salary Trend in Fife

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

VB Salary Trend in Fife

VB
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glenrothes +7 2 £45,000 +1.69%
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) ABAP
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) SAP ERP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP