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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.93% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 3.20% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 12
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
735 656 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 54.04% 60.35% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 422 432 490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (33.33%) VBA
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (26.67%) CRM
8 4 (26.67%) GIS
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
8 4 (26.67%) WinForms
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) JasperReports
8 4 (26.67%) CMS
8 4 (26.67%) Korn
8 4 (26.67%) ETL
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) Hi Portfolio
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Hi Portfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) GIS
2 4 (26.67%) JasperReports
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) ETL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (33.33%) VBA
4 4 (26.67%) Korn
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) Fortran
7 1 (6.67%) Go
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Pascal
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Google
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