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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 11 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.38% - 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% - 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £33,250
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 Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 50.00% 56.00% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 16
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £17,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 2014. 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 - 1 £45,000 -
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix