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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.57% 1.73% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 2.57% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
669 857 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.77% 67.53% 63.95%
Number of salaries quoted 431 528 301
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (71.43%) Oracle
3 30 (61.22%) .NET
4 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (53.06%) Oracle Database
6 25 (51.02%) SQL
7 24 (48.98%) C#
7 24 (48.98%) UNIX
8 23 (46.94%) jQuery
9 20 (40.82%) ITIL
9 20 (40.82%) VB6
10 18 (36.73%) VB.NET
11 17 (34.69%) HTML
11 17 (34.69%) Java
11 17 (34.69%) Finance
12 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (30.61%) VBA
13 15 (30.61%) Sybase
13 15 (30.61%) CSS
14 14 (28.57%) Scrum
14 14 (28.57%) .NET Framework
14 14 (28.57%) Degree
15 13 (26.53%) JBoss Seam
15 13 (26.53%) JSF
15 13 (26.53%) Java EE 5
15 13 (26.53%) RichFaces
15 13 (26.53%) REST
15 13 (26.53%) JAX-RS
15 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
15 13 (26.53%) Cognos

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
1 13 (26.53%) JBoss
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (20.41%) Node.js
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) DMZ
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (53.06%) Oracle Database
3 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (22.45%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
3 11 (22.45%) RavenDB
4 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
1 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 7 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Production Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Administrator
10 1 (2.04%) MI Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) jQuery
3 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) CSS
5 14 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
6 13 (26.53%) JSF
6 13 (26.53%) JBoss Seam
6 13 (26.53%) Java EE 5
6 13 (26.53%) JSP
6 13 (26.53%) SOAP
6 13 (26.53%) Struts
6 13 (26.53%) RichFaces
6 13 (26.53%) REST
6 13 (26.53%) JAX-RS
7 11 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (22.45%) Spring.NET
7 11 (22.45%) NHibernate
8 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Physics
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 10 (20.41%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) AOP
5 11 (22.45%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) CRM
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.04%) WFM
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Change Management
9 1 (2.04%) Security Management
9 1 (2.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) VB6
5 18 (36.73%) VB.NET
6 17 (34.69%) Java
7 15 (30.61%) VBA
8 5 (10.20%) Delphi
9 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.08%) XAML
12 1 (2.04%) C
12 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
1 1 (2.04%) RACF
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Sybase
3 13 (26.53%) Cognos
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.04%) Mitel
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