The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 3.13% - 7.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £38,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 56.25% 60.98% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 12
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

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

VB Salary Histogram 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 24 July 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
Dunfermline - 1 £32,500 -
Glenrothes - 1 £45,000 -
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
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%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP