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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 141 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.79% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.55% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 16
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,325 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £49,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,600
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.33%
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
1541 1611 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.43% 50.74% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1020 1370
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Glasgow -15 6 £42,500 +50.44% 2
Aberdeen - 6 £45,000 -
Fife - 5 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -3 2 £24,000 -51.02%
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - - 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 32 (65.31%) C#
2 29 (59.18%) .NET
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 22 (44.90%) MVC
6 21 (42.86%) Perl
6 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 21 (42.86%) Asset Management
7 20 (40.82%) WinForms
7 20 (40.82%) Korn
7 20 (40.82%) JasperReports
7 20 (40.82%) Unix
7 20 (40.82%) Software Architecture
7 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 20 (40.82%) SDLC
8 17 (34.69%) Degree
9 15 (30.61%) Fund Accounting
9 15 (30.61%) Ab Initio
9 15 (30.61%) ETL
9 15 (30.61%) Hi Portfolio
10 12 (24.49%) C
11 11 (22.45%) HTML
12 10 (20.41%) CSS
12 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.41%) Military
12 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
12 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing

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 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Hi Portfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) SAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.82%) JasperReports
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) LabVIEW
1 5 (10.20%) MSTest
1 5 (10.20%) NUnit
1 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.08%) AdminStudio
2 2 (4.08%) MSI
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (20.41%) Military
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
4 5 (10.20%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) ETL Developer
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Development Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Test Development Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) VB Developer
4 4 (8.16%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 20 (40.82%) WinForms
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
5 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) HTML5
6 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.16%) XSLT
8 2 (4.08%) XML
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.04%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.04%) CSS3
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
9 1 (2.04%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.04%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
1 10 (20.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.20%) VHDL
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) MVC
2 21 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 20 (40.82%) SDLC
3 20 (40.82%) Software Architecture
4 15 (30.61%) ETL
4 15 (30.61%) Fund Accounting
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
7 5 (10.20%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) Lean Manufacturing
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
8 4 (8.16%) Release Management
8 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) Perl
3 20 (40.82%) Korn
4 12 (24.49%) C
5 8 (16.33%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) VB6
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) VBScript
8 2 (4.08%) Fortran
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.04%) Go
9 1 (2.04%) Java
9 1 (2.04%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Siemens
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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