The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 11.11% - 31.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% - 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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 Highlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 44.44% 14.29% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £62,500 £41,250 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% +89.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

VB
Salary Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Highlands region.

VB Salary Trend in the Highlands

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware