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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 84 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 2.02% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 3.16% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £29,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
722 917 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 57.81% 63.72% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 449 584 389
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (88.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (67.44%) .NET
3 28 (65.12%) Oracle
4 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
5 25 (58.14%) jQuery
6 24 (55.81%) Oracle Database
7 23 (53.49%) SQL
8 20 (46.51%) C#
9 19 (44.19%) VB6
10 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
11 17 (39.53%) CSS
12 16 (37.21%) UNIX
12 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (34.88%) Scrum
13 15 (34.88%) HTML
13 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
14 13 (30.23%) Finance
14 13 (30.23%) Java
15 12 (27.91%) VBA
15 12 (27.91%) Sybase
15 12 (27.91%) ITIL
15 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
15 12 (27.91%) TDD
15 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
15 12 (27.91%) Degree
15 12 (27.91%) AOP
15 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (27.91%) NHibernate
15 12 (27.91%) Spring.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
1 12 (27.91%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (25.58%) Node.js
2 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
2 11 (25.58%) JBoss
3 7 (16.28%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DMZ
1 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (88.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) Oracle Database
3 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.91%) RDBMS
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
3 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
3 12 (27.91%) RavenDB
4 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Support Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Senior Developer
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
7 5 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) VB Developer
8 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) MI Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Production Support Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) jQuery
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
4 15 (34.88%) HTML
5 12 (27.91%) NHibernate
5 12 (27.91%) Entity Framework
5 12 (27.91%) Spring.NET
6 11 (25.58%) RichFaces
6 11 (25.58%) REST
6 11 (25.58%) JAX-RS
6 11 (25.58%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.58%) JSF
6 11 (25.58%) JBoss Seam
6 11 (25.58%) Java EE 5
6 11 (25.58%) JSP
6 11 (25.58%) SOAP
6 11 (25.58%) Struts
7 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.98%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Replication
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Scrum
3 12 (27.91%) AOP
3 12 (27.91%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (27.91%) TDD
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
4 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) WFM
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) C#
4 19 (44.19%) VB6
5 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
6 13 (30.23%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) VBA
8 5 (11.63%) Delphi
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) Sybase
3 11 (25.58%) Cognos
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
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