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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 132 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 1.46% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 2.80% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,675 £31,432
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1454 1609 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.87% 52.29% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1080 1208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 -28 10 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Edinburgh +5 9 £35,000 -19.54% 3
Aberdeen +16 1 £40,000 -5.88%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 28 (54.90%) .NET
3 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
4 24 (47.06%) C#
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
7 15 (29.41%) Finance
7 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) VB6
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 12 (23.53%) Oracle
10 12 (23.53%) XML
10 12 (23.53%) VB.NET
10 12 (23.53%) Web Development
11 11 (21.57%) Asset Management
11 11 (21.57%) Java
11 11 (21.57%) HP
11 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
13 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 9 (17.65%) MySQL
13 9 (17.65%) IIS
13 9 (17.65%) OO
14 8 (15.69%) Linux
14 8 (15.69%) VBA
14 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
14 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) RS-485
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) GIS
3 4 (7.84%) JasperReports
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) VB Developer
4 6 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Monitoring Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.49%) HTML
4 12 (23.53%) XML
5 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.76%) WinForms
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.84%) EJB
6 4 (7.84%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (7.84%) Java EE
7 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.88%) XSL
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.96%) CSS
8 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Web Development
3 11 (21.57%) Asset Management
3 11 (21.57%) MVC
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) CRM
9 4 (7.84%) ETL
9 4 (7.84%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.84%) OOP
9 4 (7.84%) Release Management
9 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) C#
3 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
4 15 (29.41%) VB6
5 12 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 11 (21.57%) Java
7 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
8 8 (15.69%) VBA
9 6 (11.76%) C
10 5 (9.80%) C++
11 4 (7.84%) Korn
11 4 (7.84%) Perl
11 4 (7.84%) VBScript
12 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.96%) Fortran
12 1 (1.96%) PHP
12 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) OCP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 11 (21.57%) HP
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) Ab Initio
5 4 (7.84%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
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