The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 14 17
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 7.14% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.53% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 West Lothian region.

Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 72.22% 67.86% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

VB
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

VB Salary Trend in West Lothian

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle