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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 104 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 2.30% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 3.65% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 20
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,650 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,250 £41,000
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
765 877 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 58.94% 63.05% 64.23%
Number of salaries quoted 426 500 460
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) VB6
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
9 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
9 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
9 3 (17.65%) Node.js
9 3 (17.65%) RavenDB
9 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (17.65%) Spring.NET
9 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.88%) AccuRev
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
6 3 (17.65%) Spring.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
7 1 (5.88%) DHTML
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) XHTML
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) AOP
2 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) VB6
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) PHP4
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase