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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.40% 2.37% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 3.71% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £32,500 £22,256
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £32,150
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
889 728 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.65% 64.03% 57.76%
Number of salaries quoted 520 474 344
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 21 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (73.68%) .NET
1 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 38 (66.67%) C#
3 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 36 (63.16%) Oracle
4 35 (61.40%) VB6
5 34 (59.65%) SQL
6 32 (56.14%) .NET Framework
7 31 (54.39%) SharePoint
7 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database
8 30 (52.63%) VB.NET
9 29 (50.88%) TDD
9 29 (50.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (49.12%) RDBMS
10 28 (49.12%) Relational Database
11 27 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
13 24 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (36.84%) InfoPath
15 19 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
16 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
17 13 (22.81%) HTML
17 13 (22.81%) CSS
17 13 (22.81%) Finance
18 11 (19.30%) SharePoint 2013
19 10 (17.54%) XML
19 10 (17.54%) jQuery
20 8 (14.04%) UML
20 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
20 8 (14.04%) PowerDesigner

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 31 (54.39%) SharePoint
2 29 (50.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (19.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.02%) Node.js
5 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (36.84%) InfoPath
2 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) DMZ
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) Intranet
4 1 (1.75%) X.509
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database
3 28 (49.12%) Relational Database
3 28 (49.12%) RDBMS
4 27 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (7.02%) RavenDB
8 2 (3.51%) MySQL
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) QlikView
9 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) PowerDesigner
1 8 (14.04%) ERwin
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) SharePoint Developer
3 13 (22.81%) .NET Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (17.54%) Analyst
7 8 (14.04%) Data Modeller
8 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
8 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Junior
9 3 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Applications Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (73.68%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) .NET Framework
3 13 (22.81%) HTML
3 13 (22.81%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) XML
4 10 (17.54%) jQuery
5 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.02%) SOAP
7 4 (7.02%) REST
7 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 4 (7.02%) Spring.NET
7 4 (7.02%) HTML5
7 4 (7.02%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.26%) RichFaces
8 3 (5.26%) JBoss Seam
8 3 (5.26%) Java EE 5
8 3 (5.26%) JAX-RS
8 3 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Fixed Income
1 8 (14.04%) Derivative
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) TDD
2 24 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.04%) UML
3 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.04%) Data Architecture
3 8 (14.04%) Metadata Management
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) Scrum
5 4 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (7.02%) AOP
6 3 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) OOP
8 1 (1.75%) CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) C#
2 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (61.40%) VB6
4 34 (59.65%) SQL
5 30 (52.63%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.53%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) VBA
8 2 (3.51%) VBScript
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) R
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Oracle
2 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Sybase
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) Telerik
6 1 (1.75%) Vertica
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Actuate
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 14 days ago