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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 139 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.71% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.43% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 31
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
1347 1470 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 58.72% 49.51% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 828 936 1104
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Edinburgh +2 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Glasgow +17 7 £41,250 +26.92% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 19 (42.22%) C#
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) C
6 10 (22.22%) MVC
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
7 9 (20.00%) VBScript
7 9 (20.00%) C++
7 9 (20.00%) Java
7 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
8 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Solaris
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Python
8 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Ruby
8 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
8 8 (17.78%) CREST Certified
9 7 (15.56%) CyberArk
9 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.56%) IIS
10 6 (13.33%) HTML
10 6 (13.33%) ITIL

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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.44%) GIS
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Moq
1 3 (6.67%) MSTest
1 3 (6.67%) NUnit
1 3 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.44%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Redmine
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Manual Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Security Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) WCF
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 3 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (6.67%) Ninject
6 3 (6.67%) Spring.NET
6 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) WinForms
6 3 (6.67%) WPF
6 3 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
7 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.22%) Ajax
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Social Network
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Solaris
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) MVC
2 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
3 7 (15.56%) Process Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) CRM
6 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Release Management
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) C
4 9 (20.00%) C++
4 9 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) VBScript
5 8 (17.78%) Python
5 8 (17.78%) Ruby
5 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) VB6
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.89%) VBA
9 3 (6.67%) Fortran
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) CREST Certified
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.56%) CyberArk
5 5 (11.11%) Aveksa
5 5 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Facebook
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Twitter
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) ILOG
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
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