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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 112 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.73% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.44% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 31
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,200 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1339 1461 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 59.04% 50.57% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 838 936 1072
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +23 10 £40,000 +35.59% 2
Edinburgh +2 5 £37,500 -15.73% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (37.50%) SQL
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) .NET
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) MVC
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 11 (27.50%) C
6 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
7 9 (22.50%) Degree
7 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 9 (22.50%) VBScript
8 8 (20.00%) PHP
8 8 (20.00%) MySQL
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Fortran
8 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (17.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 6 (15.00%) VB.NET

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 4 (10.00%) IIS
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Moq
1 3 (7.50%) MSTest
1 3 (7.50%) NUnit
1 3 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Programmer
5 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Junior
6 5 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Junior Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) jQuery
3 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.50%) WCF
6 3 (7.50%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (7.50%) Ninject
6 3 (7.50%) Spring.NET
6 3 (7.50%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) WinForms
6 3 (7.50%) WPF
7 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.50%) COM
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Social Network
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
3 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.50%) Kanban
8 3 (7.50%) MVVM
8 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.50%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) C
4 9 (22.50%) VBScript
5 8 (20.00%) Fortran
5 8 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.00%) C++
9 4 (10.00%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) Python
10 3 (7.50%) Ruby
10 3 (7.50%) VB6
11 2 (5.00%) VBA
12 1 (2.50%) Perl
12 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (12.50%) Aveksa
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Facebook
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) ILOG
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
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