The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.38% 6.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 15.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 13 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 35.71% 43.33% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Aberdeen

VB
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for VB in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree