Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 113 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.69% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 1.23% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -15.73% +14.84%
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,375 £48,750 £52,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -10.11% +27.14%

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 1,445 1,219 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 54.57% 55.87% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 983 784 784
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.

1 23 (69.70%) .NET
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) C#
5 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
7 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
8 12 (36.36%) C
9 11 (33.33%) Java
9 11 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 10 (30.30%) VBA
10 10 (30.30%) MySQL
10 10 (30.30%) C++
11 9 (27.27%) Python
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) HTML
12 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Perl
13 7 (21.21%) PHP
13 7 (21.21%) Oracle
13 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 7 (21.21%) Subversion
13 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
13 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
13 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
13 7 (21.21%) HBase
13 7 (21.21%) Redis

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 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics SL
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) MySQL
3 7 (21.21%) HBase
3 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (21.21%) Redis
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.21%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Server Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Task Automation
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.06%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.03%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 12 (36.36%) C
6 11 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 10 (30.30%) C++
7 10 (30.30%) VBA
8 9 (27.27%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
10 7 (21.21%) Perl
10 7 (21.21%) PHP
11 4 (12.12%) VB6
12 2 (6.06%) Ruby
12 2 (6.06%) VBScript
13 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) Pega
4 1 (3.03%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas
4 1 (3.03%) Wyse