The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 126 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 62 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 2.02% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.72% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 31
Average salary £32,750 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.08% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1938 1667 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.57% 54.30% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1094 1136
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,420 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VB Salary Trend in Scotland

VB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Scotland

VB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -11 27 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Edinburgh -15 10 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Stirling -24 5 - -
Aberdeen +9 2 £47,500 +18.75%
West Lothian - 2 £31,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 - 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 61 (66.30%) .NET
2 55 (59.78%) SQL
3 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
4 51 (55.43%) C#
5 43 (46.74%) Oracle
6 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 35 (38.04%) VB.NET
8 34 (36.96%) VB6
9 31 (33.70%) SharePoint
9 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
9 31 (33.70%) Oracle Database
10 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 29 (31.52%) RDBMS
11 29 (31.52%) Relational Database
12 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
13 26 (28.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (26.09%) TDD
14 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
14 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (20.65%) Windows
16 17 (18.48%) InfoPath
16 17 (18.48%) PerformancePoint
17 16 (17.39%) UNIX
17 16 (17.39%) HTML
17 16 (17.39%) Java
18 15 (16.30%) CSS
19 14 (15.22%) Finance
20 12 (13.04%) VBA
20 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (33.70%) SharePoint
2 26 (28.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.43%) Node.js
3 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.48%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) DMZ
3 2 (2.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) DNS
4 1 (1.09%) SAN
4 1 (1.09%) X.509
4 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 31 (33.70%) Oracle Database
3 29 (31.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (31.52%) RDBMS
3 29 (31.52%) Relational Database
4 17 (18.48%) PerformancePoint
5 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.61%) QlikView
7 5 (5.43%) RavenDB
7 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (5.43%) MS Access
7 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.26%) MySQL
9 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (5.43%) ERwin
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) French Language
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (57.61%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Junior
8 5 (5.43%) Data Modeller
8 5 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Server Technician
8 5 (5.43%) Business Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (66.30%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
3 16 (17.39%) HTML
4 15 (16.30%) CSS
5 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.04%) XML
6 11 (11.96%) jQuery
7 6 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (5.43%) NHibernate
8 5 (5.43%) CSS3
8 5 (5.43%) Spring.NET
8 5 (5.43%) HTML5
8 5 (5.43%) Web Services
8 5 (5.43%) SOAP
9 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.35%) REST
9 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.26%) JSON
10 3 (3.26%) JSF
10 3 (3.26%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Derivative
1 5 (5.43%) Fixed Income
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.26%) Physics
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Blog
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
5 1 (1.09%) DTV
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) UNIX
3 7 (7.61%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) TDD
2 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.96%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) UML
4 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.43%) AOP
5 5 (5.43%) Scrum
5 5 (5.43%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (5.43%) Data Architecture
5 5 (5.43%) ETL
5 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
5 5 (5.43%) Metadata Management
6 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.35%) MVC
7 3 (3.26%) Change Control
7 3 (3.26%) Web Development
7 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.26%) ERP
7 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.78%) SQL
2 51 (55.43%) C#
3 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 35 (38.04%) VB.NET
5 34 (36.96%) VB6
6 16 (17.39%) Java
7 12 (13.04%) VBA
8 7 (7.61%) C
9 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.43%) C++
10 5 (5.43%) VBScript
11 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.09%) Korn
13 1 (1.09%) R
13 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) MCITP
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) vSphere
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.09%) Control-M
2 1 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Oracle
2 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.52%) Tableau
5 5 (5.43%) Citrix
6 4 (4.35%) Sybase
6 4 (4.35%) Cognos
7 3 (3.26%) JBoss
7 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Sophos
8 2 (2.17%) Telerik
8 2 (2.17%) AppSense
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.09%) Vertica
9 1 (1.09%) Actuate
9 1 (1.09%) Informatica
9 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.09%) Siemens
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 27 days ago