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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 135 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 44 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 1.40% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 2.67% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 31
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1425 1646 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.51% 52.47% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1023 1359
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(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 -7 16 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Edinburgh -1 10 £35,000 -28.20%
Aberdeen +7 2 £42,500 -2.85% 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
3 32 (68.09%) C#
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
6 21 (44.68%) Asset Management
7 20 (42.55%) MVC
8 19 (40.43%) WinForms
9 18 (38.30%) Unix
10 17 (36.17%) Perl
10 17 (36.17%) SQL
10 17 (36.17%) JasperReports
10 17 (36.17%) Korn
10 17 (36.17%) Software Architecture
10 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (36.17%) SDLC
10 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (29.79%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) HTML
13 12 (25.53%) ETL
13 12 (25.53%) Hi Portfolio
13 12 (25.53%) Fund Accounting
13 12 (25.53%) Ab Initio
14 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
14 11 (23.40%) Windows
15 9 (19.15%) CSS
15 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
15 9 (19.15%) Oracle
15 9 (19.15%) VB6
16 8 (17.02%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Hi Portfolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) JasperReports
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) GIS
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MSTest
1 5 (10.64%) NUnit
1 5 (10.64%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.26%) AccuRev
2 2 (4.26%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) ETL Developer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) VB Developer
5 4 (8.51%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) WinForms
4 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
6 9 (19.15%) CSS
7 6 (12.77%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.38%) XSLT
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.13%) CSS3
10 1 (2.13%) JSON
10 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
10 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Unix
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Asset Management
2 20 (42.55%) MVC
3 17 (36.17%) SDLC
3 17 (36.17%) Software Architecture
4 12 (25.53%) ETL
4 12 (25.53%) Fund Accounting
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Release Management
8 4 (8.51%) CRM
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.38%) Use Case
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) Korn
2 17 (36.17%) Perl
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.15%) VB6
4 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.64%) VBA
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) C
7 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) VBScript
8 2 (4.26%) Fortran
8 2 (4.26%) Go
8 2 (4.26%) Pascal
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (6.38%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Ab Initio
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Dynatrace
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