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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 125 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.76% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.53% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 25
Median salary £28,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,750 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £52,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
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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
1330 1629 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.48% 49.42% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1017 1264
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
Aberdeen - 4 £45,000 -
Glasgow +12 3 £34,250 -9.86%
Edinburgh +2 2 £24,000 -46.66%
Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (61.70%) C#
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) MVC
3 24 (51.06%) .NET
4 21 (44.68%) Degree
5 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 19 (40.43%) Perl
6 18 (38.30%) C
6 18 (38.30%) Asset Management
7 17 (36.17%) WinForms
7 17 (36.17%) Korn
7 17 (36.17%) JasperReports
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
7 17 (36.17%) Unix
7 17 (36.17%) Software Architecture
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (36.17%) SDLC
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
9 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
10 14 (29.79%) Project Management
11 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
11 13 (27.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (25.53%) Fund Accounting
12 12 (25.53%) Ab Initio
12 12 (25.53%) HiPortfolio
12 12 (25.53%) ETL
13 11 (23.40%) Oracle
14 10 (21.28%) Finance
14 10 (21.28%) Military

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 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.17%) JasperReports
3 8 (17.02%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) LabVIEW
1 5 (10.64%) MSTest
1 5 (10.64%) NUnit
1 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
2 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Military
3 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.64%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) ETL Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Programmer
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Development Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Junior
6 5 (10.64%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Junior Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Development Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 17 (36.17%) WinForms
3 13 (27.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (21.28%) jQuery
5 9 (19.15%) HTML
6 7 (14.89%) CSS
7 5 (10.64%) HTML5
8 2 (4.26%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.13%) COM
9 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.64%) Driving Licence
5 5 (10.64%) VHDL
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Asset Management
3 17 (36.17%) SDLC
3 17 (36.17%) Software Architecture
4 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
5 14 (29.79%) Project Management
6 12 (25.53%) ETL
6 12 (25.53%) Fund Accounting
7 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Lean Manufacturing
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.64%) Six Sigma
10 5 (10.64%) Validation
11 4 (8.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) Perl
3 18 (38.30%) C
4 17 (36.17%) Korn
5 8 (17.02%) Fortran
5 8 (17.02%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.51%) VBA
9 3 (6.38%) VB6
10 2 (4.26%) Java
10 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.26%) VBScript
11 1 (2.13%) Python
11 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Firmware
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Ab Initio
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 5 (10.64%) Siemens
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) ILOG
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
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