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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 120 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 71 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 2.29% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 4.15% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 27
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,600 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £46,750 £40,000
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
1916 1710 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.37% 55.05% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1096 1103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -15 25 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Edinburgh -15 12 £32,500 +3.17%
Stirling -23 5 - - 2
Aberdeen +5 3 £46,250 +15.62%
West Lothian +3 2 £31,500 -3.07%
Fife +1 1 £45,000 +60.71% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 60 (69.77%) .NET
2 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
3 50 (58.14%) SQL
3 50 (58.14%) C#
4 38 (44.19%) Oracle
5 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
6 31 (36.05%) VB.NET
6 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
6 31 (36.05%) VB6
7 28 (32.56%) SharePoint
8 26 (30.23%) RDBMS
8 26 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database
8 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
9 24 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
9 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
10 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (25.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (23.26%) TDD
11 20 (23.26%) Windows
12 17 (19.77%) UNIX
13 16 (18.60%) XML
13 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.44%) HTML
14 15 (17.44%) Java
14 15 (17.44%) InfoPath
14 15 (17.44%) PerformancePoint
15 14 (16.28%) Finance
16 13 (15.12%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 28 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 22 (25.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.81%) Node.js
3 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.81%) IIS
4 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.44%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) DMZ
3 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) X.509
4 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.23%) RDBMS
2 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database
2 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 24 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (17.44%) PerformancePoint
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.14%) QlikView
7 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.81%) RavenDB
7 5 (5.81%) MS Access
7 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.49%) MySQL
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) PowerDesigner
1 5 (5.81%) ERwin
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) German Language
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.14%) Junior
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Data Modeller
8 5 (5.81%) Business Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Programmer
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
3 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.60%) XML
4 15 (17.44%) HTML
5 13 (15.12%) CSS
6 11 (12.79%) jQuery
7 9 (10.47%) Web Services
8 7 (8.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (5.81%) CSS3
9 5 (5.81%) NHibernate
9 5 (5.81%) HTML5
9 5 (5.81%) Spring.NET
9 5 (5.81%) SOAP
10 4 (4.65%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.65%) REST
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.49%) JAX-RS
11 3 (3.49%) RichFaces
11 3 (3.49%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
1 5 (5.81%) Derivative
1 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.65%) Physics
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.16%) DTV
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) UNIX
3 8 (9.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) HPUX
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (23.26%) TDD
4 12 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (6.98%) UML
5 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.81%) Scrum
6 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.81%) ETL
6 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.81%) AOP
6 5 (5.81%) Data Architecture
6 5 (5.81%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (5.81%) Metadata Management
7 4 (4.65%) MVC
8 3 (3.49%) ERP
8 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.49%) Change Management
8 3 (3.49%) Web Development
8 3 (3.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.14%) C#
1 50 (58.14%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.05%) VB.NET
3 31 (36.05%) VB6
4 15 (17.44%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) VBA
6 8 (9.30%) C
7 6 (6.98%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.81%) VBScript
8 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.49%) Perl
10 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.16%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) R
11 1 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Control-M
1 1 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Oracle
2 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.98%) Tableau
5 4 (4.65%) Cognos
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.49%) JBoss
6 3 (3.49%) Sybase
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Telerik
8 1 (1.16%) Vertica
8 1 (1.16%) Actuate
8 1 (1.16%) Informatica
8 1 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.16%) Siemens
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