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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 144 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 1.22% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.29% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 37
Average salary £46,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.07% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £29,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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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
1639 1962 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.56% 53.33% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1279 1095
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Edinburgh +1 14 £49,000 +50.76% 1
Glasgow -19 6 £38,000 +11.76% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) Finance
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (30.36%) C#
5 15 (26.79%) C++
5 15 (26.79%) Retail
5 15 (26.79%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (23.21%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) Retail Banking
8 11 (19.64%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle
9 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.07%) UNIX
10 9 (16.07%) ERP
11 8 (14.29%) CSS
11 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.50%) VB6
12 7 (12.50%) jQuery
12 7 (12.50%) OO
13 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.71%) IIS
13 6 (10.71%) HTML
13 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
13 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.71%) Mathematics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (10.71%) IIS
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.36%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.79%) AccuRev
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Retail
3 13 (23.21%) Banking
4 11 (19.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 6 (10.71%) Support Team Leader
6 6 (10.71%) Application Support Team Leader
7 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.57%) ABAP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) SAP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) MI Analyst
11 1 (1.79%) Senior Business Manager
11 1 (1.79%) VB.NET Programmer
11 1 (1.79%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.36%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (5.36%) Spring.NET
8 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.36%) Java EE
8 3 (5.36%) EJB
9 2 (3.57%) WinForms
9 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 1 (1.79%) DHTML
10 1 (1.79%) XSL
10 1 (1.79%) XHTML
10 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Physics
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) UNIX
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (26.79%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) ERP
5 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
8 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) AOP
9 3 (5.36%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
10 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Data Management
10 2 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) C#
4 15 (26.79%) C++
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.50%) VB6
7 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.93%) VBA
9 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) VBScript
10 2 (3.57%) ABAP
11 1 (1.79%) PHP4
11 1 (1.79%) C
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) BT
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago