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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.27% 2.65% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 3.99% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £42,500 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
669 752 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 64.27% 66.37% 60.81%
Number of salaries quoted 452 438 395
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (82.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (65.63%) Oracle
3 41 (64.06%) .NET
4 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
4 35 (54.69%) C#
5 31 (48.44%) Oracle Database
6 30 (46.88%) SQL
7 26 (40.63%) VB6
8 25 (39.06%) UNIX
8 25 (39.06%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (32.81%) ITIL
11 21 (32.81%) jQuery
12 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
12 20 (31.25%) Finance
13 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
14 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
15 16 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (25.00%) Java
15 16 (25.00%) RDBMS
15 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
15 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (25.00%) TDD
16 15 (23.44%) Sybase
16 15 (23.44%) VBA
17 14 (21.88%) SOAP
17 14 (21.88%) REST
18 13 (20.31%) RichFaces

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (26.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
3 13 (20.31%) JBoss
4 5 (7.81%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.56%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 12 (18.75%) DMZ
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (82.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (48.44%) Oracle Database
3 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 16 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (17.19%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.81%) RavenDB
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.56%) QlikView
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (3.13%) ERwin
2 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 25 (39.06%) Analyst
3 20 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.19%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) VB Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Production Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Junior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Operations Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) jQuery
3 20 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 14 (21.88%) REST
4 14 (21.88%) SOAP
5 13 (20.31%) Struts
5 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
5 13 (20.31%) HTML
5 13 (20.31%) JSP
5 13 (20.31%) JBoss Seam
5 13 (20.31%) Java EE 5
5 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
5 13 (20.31%) JSF
5 13 (20.31%) JAX-RS
5 13 (20.31%) RichFaces
6 12 (18.75%) CSS
7 7 (10.94%) XML
8 6 (9.38%) Web Services
8 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (7.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
1 3 (4.69%) Physics
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) UNIX
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) HPUX
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) ITIL
4 16 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) AOP
6 5 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) UML
8 2 (3.13%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) MVC
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.13%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) Metadata Management
8 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) C#
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.88%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) VB6
4 24 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 16 (25.00%) Java
6 15 (23.44%) VBA
7 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.25%) Delphi
8 3 (4.69%) C
8 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.13%) XAML
10 1 (1.56%) R
10 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Oracle
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Sybase
4 13 (20.31%) Cognos
5 2 (3.13%) Telerik
6 1 (1.56%) Vertica
6 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Actuate
6 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) Mitel
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago