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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 21
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 2.50% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.14% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 4 14 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 16.67% 35.00% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 40
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +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