Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.17% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 0.35% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 25
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -46.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £32,250 £22,000 £39,950
90th Percentile £46,250 £26,000 £52,600
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1622 1156 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 60.05% 49.57% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 809 853
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,680 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £59,550
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Edinburgh

VB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for VB in Edinburgh

VB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (36.00%) C
4 9 (36.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (28.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 7 (28.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (28.00%) CREST Certified
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) VB6
7 4 (16.00%) WCF
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Manual Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Security Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) WCF
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Segmentation
5 2 (8.00%) Data Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Disruptive Innovation
5 2 (8.00%) Economics
5 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Research
5 2 (8.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Psychology
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) VB6
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) R
7 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk