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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.05% 14.58% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 19.44% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £43,500 £150,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-71.00% +300.00%
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
42 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 56.76% 75.00% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 45
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glenrothes -4 2 £44,250 -70.50%
Dunfermline - 1 £41,500 -
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
1 5 (71.43%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle