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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 138 135 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.00% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 1.79% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 48
Average salary £48,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,159
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 2065 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 50.69% 55.54% 57.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1408 1225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Edinburgh +18 16 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Glasgow -8 8 £40,000 +13.47% 1
North Lanarkshire - 6 - - 1
Midlothian - 1 - -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (55.41%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) SQL
3 31 (41.89%) C#
4 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
5 21 (28.38%) VB6
6 20 (27.03%) Java
7 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
7 19 (25.68%) VB.NET
7 19 (25.68%) CSS
8 18 (24.32%) HTML
8 18 (24.32%) Finance
9 17 (22.97%) Oracle
9 17 (22.97%) RDBMS
9 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
10 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
10 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.62%) Degree
11 15 (20.27%) jQuery
12 14 (18.92%) NHibernate
12 14 (18.92%) Scrum
12 14 (18.92%) C++
13 13 (17.57%) UNIX
13 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (17.57%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (16.22%) TDD
14 12 (16.22%) Banking
14 12 (16.22%) AOP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (14.86%) Node.js
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) SAS
5 3 (4.05%) CMS
6 2 (2.70%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) VoIP
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) RDBMS
2 17 (22.97%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (16.22%) RavenDB
4 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) QlikView
5 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.70%) Informix
6 2 (2.70%) MS Access
6 2 (2.70%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.35%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 10 (13.51%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Military
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.46%) Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.11%) Support Team Leader
7 6 (8.11%) Application Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Objects Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) SAP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (55.41%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) CSS
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
4 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
5 15 (20.27%) jQuery
6 14 (18.92%) NHibernate
7 12 (16.22%) Spring.NET
7 12 (16.22%) Entity Framework
8 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (5.41%) WinForms
8 4 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (2.70%) XSLT
9 2 (2.70%) J2EE
9 2 (2.70%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.70%) JSON
9 2 (2.70%) WPF
9 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.35%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.35%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.05%) Physics
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Informatics
4 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) UNIX
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Scrum
3 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (17.57%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (16.22%) AOP
4 12 (16.22%) TDD
4 12 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (12.16%) ERP
6 6 (8.11%) MVC
6 6 (8.11%) OO
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.76%) SDLC
8 4 (5.41%) Coaching
9 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Business Analytics
9 3 (4.05%) Analytics
9 3 (4.05%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) CRM
10 2 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) C#
3 21 (28.38%) VB6
4 20 (27.03%) Java
5 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 19 (25.68%) VB.NET
6 14 (18.92%) C++
7 12 (16.22%) VBA
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
9 2 (2.70%) ABAP
10 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.35%) Delphi
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HND
2 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Tableau
4 2 (2.70%) Sun
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) Avaya
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Siemens
5 1 (1.35%) BT
5 1 (1.35%) Facebook
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago