The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.89% 2.60% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 3.92% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.17% 66.23% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 34
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Scotland

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 4 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java