The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 100 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 51 78 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 2.08% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.97% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,700 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,795 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -
VB.NET
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
1673 1963 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.69% 52.39% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1320 1007
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB.NET
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region.

VB.NET Salary Trend in Scotland

VB.NET
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VB.NET Salary Histogram in Scotland

VB.NET
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.NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +8 19 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Edinburgh -6 13 £37,500 - 2
West Lothian -2 5 £35,000 - 1
Fife +4 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Aberdeen -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Stirling - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (71.93%) SQL Server
3 80 (70.18%) C#
4 63 (55.26%) SQL
5 51 (44.74%) ASP.NET
6 50 (43.86%) HTML
7 49 (42.98%) CSS
8 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 39 (34.21%) .NET Framework
11 37 (32.46%) jQuery
12 36 (31.58%) VB
13 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
14 30 (26.32%) Relational Database
15 28 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 27 (23.68%) Scrum
17 26 (22.81%) Web Development
18 24 (21.05%) Oracle
19 23 (20.18%) SharePoint
20 22 (19.30%) Windows
20 22 (19.30%) RDBMS
20 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
21 21 (18.42%) Visual Studio
22 20 (17.54%) Java
22 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (15.79%) Oracle Database
23 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
24 17 (14.91%) OO
25 16 (14.04%) TDD

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VB.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (20.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (9.65%) Node.js
4 9 (7.89%) IIS
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (71.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 28 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (19.30%) RDBMS
5 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 12 (10.53%) RavenDB
8 11 (9.65%) QlikView
8 11 (9.65%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.88%) MySQL
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Czech Language
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (75.44%) Developer
2 35 (30.70%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.65%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Business Objects Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Business Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Programmer
10 4 (3.51%) Junior
10 4 (3.51%) Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Junior Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) VB Developer
10 4 (3.51%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.86%) HTML
4 49 (42.98%) CSS
5 39 (34.21%) .NET Framework
6 37 (32.46%) jQuery
7 16 (14.04%) HTML5
8 15 (13.16%) Entity Framework
9 14 (12.28%) NHibernate
10 12 (10.53%) Spring.NET
10 12 (10.53%) Ajax
10 12 (10.53%) XML
11 11 (9.65%) CSS3
11 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (8.77%) JSON
13 7 (6.14%) Web Services
13 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.26%) Raphaël
14 6 (5.26%) WinForms
14 6 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Economics
4 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) UNIX
3 8 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.02%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.68%) Scrum
3 26 (22.81%) Web Development
4 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.91%) OO
5 16 (14.04%) TDD
6 14 (12.28%) MVC
7 12 (10.53%) AOP
7 12 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (7.89%) ETL
9 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.02%) Automated Testing
9 8 (7.02%) Android Development
9 8 (7.02%) iOS Development
10 7 (6.14%) Project Management
11 6 (5.26%) OOD
11 6 (5.26%) CRM
11 6 (5.26%) Web Design
11 6 (5.26%) Information Security
11 6 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.18%) C#
2 63 (55.26%) SQL
3 42 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 36 (31.58%) VB
5 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
6 20 (17.54%) Java
7 16 (14.04%) VB6
8 13 (11.40%) VBA
9 9 (7.89%) Delphi
10 8 (7.02%) C++
11 5 (4.39%) VBScript
12 4 (3.51%) Python
12 4 (3.51%) PHP
13 3 (2.63%) ABAP
14 2 (1.75%) XAML
14 2 (1.75%) Perl
15 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.05%) Oracle
3 12 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 11 (9.65%) Tableau
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
6 4 (3.51%) SAP
7 3 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Telerik
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
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