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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 82 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.30% 1.69% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 2.51% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
670 798 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 61.58% 67.51% 62.74%
Number of salaries quoted 457 477 357
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,975 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 23 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (67.39%) Oracle
3 25 (54.35%) .NET
4 24 (52.17%) UNIX
5 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 21 (45.65%) C#
6 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
7 20 (43.48%) ITIL
8 19 (41.30%) SQL
9 17 (36.96%) Finance
9 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (34.78%) Java
10 16 (34.78%) VB6
11 15 (32.61%) jQuery
11 15 (32.61%) VBA
11 15 (32.61%) Sybase
12 13 (28.26%) Cognos
12 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
12 13 (28.26%) JBoss
12 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
12 13 (28.26%) JSP
12 13 (28.26%) SOAP
12 13 (28.26%) Struts
12 13 (28.26%) Java EE 5
12 13 (28.26%) JBoss Seam
12 13 (28.26%) RichFaces
12 13 (28.26%) REST
12 13 (28.26%) JAX-RS
12 13 (28.26%) Hibernate
12 13 (28.26%) JSF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (28.26%) JBoss
1 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DMZ
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) RavenDB
6 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) Support Analyst
3 15 (32.61%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Applications Support
5 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) VB Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Production Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) MI Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) jQuery
3 13 (28.26%) JSP
3 13 (28.26%) SOAP
3 13 (28.26%) Struts
3 13 (28.26%) Java EE 5
3 13 (28.26%) JBoss Seam
3 13 (28.26%) RichFaces
3 13 (28.26%) REST
3 13 (28.26%) JAX-RS
3 13 (28.26%) Hibernate
3 13 (28.26%) JSF
4 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
6 5 (10.87%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) OpenGL
8 3 (6.52%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.52%) Physics
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) UNIX
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) HPUX
5 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) TDD
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) AOP
7 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) WFM
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) VB6
5 15 (32.61%) VBA
6 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.70%) Delphi
7 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) C
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.35%) XAML
10 1 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) RACF
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 15 (32.61%) Sybase
3 13 (28.26%) Cognos
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Mitel
5 1 (2.17%) Actuate
5 1 (2.17%) Cognizant
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