Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +44
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.75% 7.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.90% 15.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Aberdeen median annual salary £38,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% - -
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +28.57%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 48.28% 49.38% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 31
Aberdeen median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,975 £28,525 £29,750
90th Percentile £50,375 £54,625 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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

VB
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)