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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 109 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 2.13% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.81% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 25
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £31,432 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £47,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1616 1812 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.31% 55.82% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1179 1054
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +13 23 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Edinburgh -10 8 £43,500 +12.98% 1
Stirling - 8 - -
Renfrewshire +1 2 £42,500 -5.55%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £22,750 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 57 (60.64%) SQL Server
3 46 (48.94%) UNIX
4 44 (46.81%) SQL
5 39 (41.49%) Oracle
5 39 (41.49%) Windows
6 38 (40.43%) VBA
7 36 (38.30%) C#
8 34 (36.17%) VB.NET
9 32 (34.04%) Java
10 26 (27.66%) Relational Database
11 23 (24.47%) Degree
11 23 (24.47%) RDBMS
12 21 (22.34%) Finance
12 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
12 21 (22.34%) ITIL
12 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database
13 20 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (17.02%) VB6
15 15 (15.96%) jQuery
15 15 (15.96%) QlikView
15 15 (15.96%) BusinessObjects XI
15 15 (15.96%) Tableau
15 15 (15.96%) Business Objects
15 15 (15.96%) Sybase
16 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 13 (13.83%) Hibernate
17 13 (13.83%) WebLogic
17 13 (13.83%) JSP
17 13 (13.83%) SOAP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (13.83%) WebLogic
1 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
1 13 (13.83%) JBoss
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
1 12 (12.77%) DMZ
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (60.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.66%) Relational Database
3 23 (24.47%) RDBMS
4 21 (22.34%) Oracle Database
5 15 (15.96%) QlikView
5 15 (15.96%) BusinessObjects XI
6 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.26%) Informix
9 4 (4.26%) Ingres
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.19%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.13%) RavenDB
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.19%) Subversion
2 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.06%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Military
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) Support Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Business Objects Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Business Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.64%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Programmer
7 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.32%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.32%) VB Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Software Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Production Support Analyst
11 2 (2.13%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.77%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) jQuery
3 13 (13.83%) Hibernate
3 13 (13.83%) JSP
3 13 (13.83%) SOAP
3 13 (13.83%) Struts
3 13 (13.83%) REST
3 13 (13.83%) JAX-RS
3 13 (13.83%) Java EE 5
3 13 (13.83%) RichFaces
3 13 (13.83%) JBoss Seam
3 13 (13.83%) JSF
4 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.57%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.45%) HTML
6 7 (7.45%) Web Services
6 7 (7.45%) XML
7 5 (5.32%) CSS
7 5 (5.32%) WinForms
7 5 (5.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.26%) Physics
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) FMCG
3 2 (2.13%) DataPower
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) CMDB
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.94%) UNIX
2 39 (41.49%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) HPUX
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
3 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.51%) ETL
5 7 (7.45%) Web Development
6 5 (5.32%) Scrum
6 5 (5.32%) TDD
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.26%) ERP
8 3 (3.19%) CRM
8 3 (3.19%) OO
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.19%) Line Management
9 2 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) VBA
3 36 (38.30%) C#
4 34 (36.17%) VB.NET
5 32 (34.04%) Java
6 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
7 16 (17.02%) VB6
8 9 (9.57%) C
9 7 (7.45%) Delphi
10 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.26%) C++
12 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.19%) XAML
13 2 (2.13%) Perl
14 1 (1.06%) VBScript
14 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) MCSE
2 1 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.06%) RACF
3 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (41.49%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) Tableau
2 15 (15.96%) Business Objects
2 15 (15.96%) Sybase
3 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.83%) Cognos
5 3 (3.19%) Sun
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Brio
7 1 (1.06%) Actuate
7 1 (1.06%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.06%) Mitel
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