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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.74% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 1.80% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 11
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 653 555 625
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.41% 41.29% 46.64%
Number of salaries quoted 398 384 445
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) C
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) Solaris
3 10 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Ruby
3 10 (55.56%) Security Testing
3 10 (55.56%) CREST Certified
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Intranet
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.56%) GoToMeeting
9 1 (5.56%) WebEx

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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Redmine
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Security Tester
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) NancyFx
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) MVS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
1 11 (61.11%) C++
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) R
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB6
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft