The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 118 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.91% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.82% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 34
Median salary £39,000 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £35,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
1333 1537 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 56.17% 50.13% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 829 978 1150
Median salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Scotland

VB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +27 11 £41,250 +10.73% 2
North Lanarkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -3 3 £40,000 -10.11%
Renfrewshire - 2 £45,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (39.02%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) Degree
3 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (34.15%) C
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle
4 12 (29.27%) Windows
5 11 (26.83%) .NET
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (24.39%) MVC
6 10 (24.39%) VBScript
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 10 (24.39%) jQuery
7 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) QA
8 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
8 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
8 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) Fortran
8 8 (19.51%) PHP
8 8 (19.51%) MySQL
8 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (17.07%) C++
10 6 (14.63%) VMware
10 6 (14.63%) Finance
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DHCP
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Moq
1 3 (7.32%) MSTest
1 3 (7.32%) NUnit
1 3 (7.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.20%) Military
4 3 (7.32%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Junior
6 5 (12.20%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Junior Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) jQuery
3 8 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (7.32%) Ninject
5 3 (7.32%) Spring.NET
5 3 (7.32%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 3 (7.32%) WinForms
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) WCF
7 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.44%) COM
7 1 (2.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
3 5 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (12.20%) VHDL
4 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.32%) Social Network
6 2 (4.88%) Clustering
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
4 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Process Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.32%) Kanban
7 3 (7.32%) MVVM
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) C
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) VBScript
5 8 (19.51%) Fortran
5 8 (19.51%) PHP
6 7 (17.07%) C++
7 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.32%) Java
8 3 (7.32%) VB6
8 3 (7.32%) VBA
9 2 (4.88%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) Python
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) vSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Firmware
4 4 (9.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Aveksa
4 5 (12.20%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (12.20%) Siemens
5 3 (7.32%) Facebook
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) Twitter
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) ILOG
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
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