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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 110 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 44 64 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 1.87% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 3.41% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 26
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,525 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1650 1877 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 54.85% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1242 990
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 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 20 £31,250 -17.76% 2
Edinburgh -8 12 £41,750 +4.37% 6
Stirling - 5 - -
Renfrewshire -2 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Dundee +8 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Aberdeen +6 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £21,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (65.00%) .NET
2 63 (63.00%) SQL Server
3 48 (48.00%) SQL
4 45 (45.00%) UNIX
5 41 (41.00%) C#
6 40 (40.00%) Oracle
7 39 (39.00%) VBA
8 38 (38.00%) VB.NET
8 38 (38.00%) Windows
9 35 (35.00%) Java
10 31 (31.00%) Relational Database
11 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
12 28 (28.00%) RDBMS
13 27 (27.00%) Degree
14 25 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 23 (23.00%) VB6
16 21 (21.00%) jQuery
16 21 (21.00%) Finance
17 20 (20.00%) ITIL
18 18 (18.00%) HTML
18 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
18 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (16.00%) QlikView
19 16 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
19 16 (16.00%) Tableau
19 16 (16.00%) Business Objects
19 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
20 15 (15.00%) CSS
20 15 (15.00%) Sybase

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.00%) JBoss
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (8.00%) Node.js
4 8 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) DMZ
1 12 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (63.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.00%) Relational Database
3 28 (28.00%) RDBMS
4 25 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 16 (16.00%) QlikView
5 16 (16.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (9.00%) RavenDB
8 7 (7.00%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.00%) Ingres
10 4 (4.00%) Informix
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.00%) MS Access
12 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
2 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Military
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) Analyst
3 20 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Business Developer
4 16 (16.00%) Business Objects Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Programmer
6 8 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (3.00%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Software Programmer
11 3 (3.00%) Production Support Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) MI Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (65.00%) .NET
2 21 (21.00%) jQuery
3 18 (18.00%) HTML
4 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (15.00%) CSS
4 15 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (13.00%) JSF
5 13 (13.00%) JBoss Seam
5 13 (13.00%) Java EE 5
5 13 (13.00%) RichFaces
5 13 (13.00%) REST
5 13 (13.00%) JAX-RS
5 13 (13.00%) JSP
5 13 (13.00%) SOAP
5 13 (13.00%) Struts
5 13 (13.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (11.00%) NHibernate
7 10 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (9.00%) Spring.NET
8 9 (9.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.00%) Physics
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) DataPower
4 1 (1.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) CMDB
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.00%) UNIX
2 38 (38.00%) Windows
3 10 (10.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) ITIL
2 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.00%) Scrum
5 9 (9.00%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (9.00%) TDD
5 9 (9.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.00%) AOP
6 8 (8.00%) ETL
7 7 (7.00%) Web Development
8 6 (6.00%) CRM
9 5 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) ERP
10 4 (4.00%) OO
10 4 (4.00%) Line Management
11 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 41 (41.00%) C#
3 39 (39.00%) VBA
4 38 (38.00%) VB.NET
5 35 (35.00%) Java
6 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.00%) VB6
8 8 (8.00%) C
8 8 (8.00%) Delphi
9 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.00%) C++
11 3 (3.00%) XAML
11 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.00%) VBScript
13 1 (1.00%) PHP
13 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Business Objects
2 16 (16.00%) Tableau
3 15 (15.00%) Sybase
4 13 (13.00%) Cognos
5 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.00%) Sun
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.00%) Siemens
8 1 (1.00%) Brio
8 1 (1.00%) Mitel
8 1 (1.00%) SAP
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