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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 15 12
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - 5.63% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.00% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £45,500 £150,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -69.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
30 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 54.55% 56.34% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 29
Average salary £35,500 £41,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.45% +22.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,926 £39,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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