The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.09% 6.25% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 14.29% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 21 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 26.80% 43.75% 67.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 76
Average salary £52,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,275 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

VB
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

VB Salary Trend in Stirling

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) QlikView
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (83.33%) Tableau
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) VBA
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) QlikView
2 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Business Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) VBA
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Business Objects
1 5 (83.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle