The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 85 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.14% 2.64% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 4.14% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £35,500
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
836 701 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.82% 63.90% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 475 448 349
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region.

VB Salary Trend in Glasgow

VB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 36 (73.47%) .NET
1 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) C#
3 32 (65.31%) Oracle
4 30 (61.22%) VB6
5 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
5 29 (59.18%) SQL
6 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (51.02%) Oracle Database
7 24 (48.98%) .NET Framework
7 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
8 23 (46.94%) SharePoint
8 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
9 22 (44.90%) TDD
9 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (44.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
10 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
12 16 (32.65%) InfoPath
12 16 (32.65%) PerformancePoint
13 11 (22.45%) jQuery
14 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 10 (20.41%) HTML
14 10 (20.41%) CSS
15 8 (16.33%) XML
15 8 (16.33%) ITIL
15 8 (16.33%) UNIX
16 6 (12.24%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (46.94%) SharePoint
2 22 (44.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (10.20%) Node.js
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.65%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) DMZ
3 2 (4.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) Oracle Database
3 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
3 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
3 22 (44.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (32.65%) PerformancePoint
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (10.20%) RavenDB
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.08%) MySQL
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) QlikView
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (10.20%) ERwin
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) SharePoint Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Data Modeller
7 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Build Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (73.47%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.45%) jQuery
4 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) XML
6 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (10.20%) Spring.NET
7 5 (10.20%) NHibernate
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) CSS3
8 4 (8.16%) Web Services
8 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.12%) ActiveX
9 3 (6.12%) JSF
9 3 (6.12%) Struts
9 3 (6.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
1 5 (10.20%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.12%) Physics
3 2 (4.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) DTV
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) UML
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.20%) AOP
5 5 (10.20%) Data Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.20%) Metadata Management
6 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 30 (61.22%) VB6
3 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (59.18%) SQL
4 24 (48.98%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) VBA
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Oracle
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Sybase
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 3 (6.12%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Telerik
6 1 (2.04%) Vertica
6 1 (2.04%) Actuate
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
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