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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 115 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 45 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 1.50% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 2.94% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 50
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £29,250 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
1640 2040 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.35% 51.09% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1398 1119
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Glasgow +1 18 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Edinburgh +11 17 £50,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +21 2 £43,750 -20.45%
Fife +3 2 £45,000 +1.69%
Stirling -4 1 - -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 58 (63.74%) .NET
2 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 41 (45.05%) SQL
4 35 (38.46%) C#
5 33 (36.26%) VB.NET
6 29 (31.87%) UNIX
7 28 (30.77%) Oracle
7 28 (30.77%) VBA
8 27 (29.67%) Java
9 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 25 (27.47%) Relational Database
11 24 (26.37%) Degree
11 24 (26.37%) jQuery
12 23 (25.27%) RDBMS
13 22 (24.18%) VB6
14 21 (23.08%) Finance
14 21 (23.08%) Windows
14 21 (23.08%) Oracle Database
15 19 (20.88%) CSS
15 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (19.78%) HTML
16 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
17 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
18 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
18 16 (17.58%) Scrum
19 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 14 (15.38%) NHibernate
21 12 (13.19%) AOP
21 12 (13.19%) Entity Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (19.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (12.09%) Node.js
4 9 (9.89%) JBoss
4 9 (9.89%) WebLogic
4 9 (9.89%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) SAS
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DMZ
1 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.47%) Relational Database
3 23 (25.27%) RDBMS
4 21 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (13.19%) RavenDB
7 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
7 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
8 10 (10.99%) QlikView
8 10 (10.99%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (6.59%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.30%) Informix
10 3 (3.30%) Ingres
11 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.99%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Business Developer
5 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Business Objects Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Programmer
7 7 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) AWS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (3.30%) SAP Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (63.74%) .NET
2 24 (26.37%) jQuery
3 19 (20.88%) CSS
4 18 (19.78%) HTML
5 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
6 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
7 14 (15.38%) NHibernate
8 12 (13.19%) Entity Framework
8 12 (13.19%) Spring.NET
9 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
9 9 (9.89%) JSF
9 9 (9.89%) JSP
9 9 (9.89%) SOAP
9 9 (9.89%) Struts
9 9 (9.89%) REST
9 9 (9.89%) JBoss Seam
9 9 (9.89%) JAX-RS
9 9 (9.89%) RichFaces
9 9 (9.89%) Java EE 5
10 4 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Replication
2 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.10%) Informatics
3 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.10%) Physics
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Open Source
3 1 (1.10%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) UNIX
2 21 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 3 (3.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) Scrum
3 12 (13.19%) AOP
3 12 (13.19%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (13.19%) TDD
4 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.99%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (9.89%) ERP
6 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.59%) MVC
9 5 (5.49%) CRM
10 4 (4.40%) OO
10 4 (4.40%) Web Development
11 3 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.30%) Line Management
11 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.30%) Coaching
11 3 (3.30%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.05%) SQL
2 35 (38.46%) C#
3 33 (36.26%) VB.NET
4 28 (30.77%) VBA
5 27 (29.67%) Java
6 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (24.18%) VB6
8 7 (7.69%) C++
8 7 (7.69%) Delphi
9 5 (5.49%) C
10 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.30%) VBScript
11 2 (2.20%) ABAP
11 2 (2.20%) XAML
12 1 (1.10%) PHP
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) HND
2 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) RACF
1 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) Business Objects
3 10 (10.99%) Tableau
4 9 (9.89%) Cognos
4 9 (9.89%) Sybase
5 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 1 (1.10%) Mitel
7 1 (1.10%) Brio
7 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.10%) Siemens
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