The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 7 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 9.52% - 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% - 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £31,500 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Programming Languages Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 66.67% 58.82% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 22
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £49,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

VB
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

VB Salary Trend in Livingston

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle