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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 126 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 45 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 1.74% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 3.14% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 22
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £41,800
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
1987 1686 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.33% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1102 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,150 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 31 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Edinburgh -15 8 £32,500 +4.00% 2
West Lothian - 2 £31,500 -
Aberdeen +5 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (66.32%) .NET
2 56 (58.95%) SQL
3 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
4 52 (54.74%) C#
5 49 (51.58%) Oracle
6 42 (44.21%) JavaScript
7 37 (38.95%) VB6
8 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database
9 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
10 33 (34.74%) VB.NET
10 33 (34.74%) SharePoint
11 32 (33.68%) .NET Framework
12 31 (32.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 29 (30.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (30.53%) TDD
14 28 (29.47%) RDBMS
14 28 (29.47%) Relational Database
15 27 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
17 21 (22.11%) InfoPath
18 19 (20.00%) PerformancePoint
19 18 (18.95%) HTML
19 18 (18.95%) CSS
20 17 (17.89%) Finance
21 14 (14.74%) Java
21 14 (14.74%) Windows
22 11 (11.58%) XML
22 11 (11.58%) ITIL
22 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
22 11 (11.58%) SharePoint 2013

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (34.74%) SharePoint
2 31 (32.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (11.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.26%) IIS
6 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.21%) Node.js
7 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) MS Excel
2 21 (22.11%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) LDAP
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) SSL
2 3 (3.16%) DMZ
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) X.509
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 29 (30.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (29.47%) RDBMS
4 28 (29.47%) Relational Database
5 19 (20.00%) PerformancePoint
6 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.21%) RavenDB
7 4 (4.21%) MS Access
8 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.16%) MySQL
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.11%) QlikView
9 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.05%) DB2
10 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) PowerDesigner
1 7 (7.37%) ERwin
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) French Language
5 1 (1.05%) German Language
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (56.84%) Developer
2 21 (22.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 16 (16.84%) Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.58%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Applications Support
8 7 (7.37%) Data Modeller
8 7 (7.37%) Junior
9 5 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Server Technician
10 4 (4.21%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Applications Specialist
12 2 (2.11%) Data Architect
12 2 (2.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (66.32%) .NET
2 32 (33.68%) .NET Framework
3 18 (18.95%) HTML
3 18 (18.95%) CSS
4 11 (11.58%) XML
4 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.53%) jQuery
6 5 (5.26%) HTML5
6 5 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (5.26%) CSS3
6 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.26%) JSP
6 5 (5.26%) SOAP
7 4 (4.21%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.21%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) NHibernate
7 4 (4.21%) Spring.NET
7 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.16%) JAX-RS
8 3 (3.16%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Fixed Income
1 7 (7.37%) Derivative
2 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.05%) DTV
3 1 (1.05%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Physics
3 1 (1.05%) Blog
3 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) UNIX
3 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.37%) Linux
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) TDD
2 27 (28.42%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.58%) ITIL
4 8 (8.42%) UML
5 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.37%) Data Architecture
5 7 (7.37%) Metadata Management
6 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.21%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (4.21%) Change Control
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.21%) MVC
6 4 (4.21%) Scrum
6 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.21%) AOP
7 3 (3.16%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.16%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.16%) ERP
7 3 (3.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.95%) SQL
2 52 (54.74%) C#
3 42 (44.21%) JavaScript
4 37 (38.95%) VB6
5 33 (34.74%) VB.NET
6 14 (14.74%) Java
7 7 (7.37%) VBScript
8 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.32%) VBA
9 5 (5.26%) C
10 4 (4.21%) C++
11 3 (3.16%) Perl
12 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.05%) R
13 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) MCSE
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) MCITP
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.11%) vSphere
2 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (51.58%) Oracle
2 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) Citrix
4 4 (4.21%) Sybase
4 4 (4.21%) SAP
4 4 (4.21%) Cognos
5 3 (3.16%) JBoss
5 3 (3.16%) AppSense
6 2 (2.11%) Telerik
6 2 (2.11%) Sophos
6 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.05%) Actuate
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.05%) Siemens
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.05%) Tableau
7 1 (1.05%) Vertica
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