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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 17 32
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - 6.35% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.09% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £29,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.58%
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 45.31% 69.84% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 50
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,926 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix