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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 90 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.084% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 0.19% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 11
Median salary £37,500 - £49,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 - £19,875
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 790 514 639
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.55% 43.05% 45.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 678 870
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,750 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (56.67%) C
1 17 (56.67%) C++
1 17 (56.67%) Java
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 16 (53.33%) Solaris
2 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 16 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby
2 16 (53.33%) Security Testing
2 16 (53.33%) CREST Certified
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) VB6
7 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Spread Betting
8 3 (10.00%) Banking

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 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Redmine
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Manual Tester
1 16 (53.33%) Security Tester
1 16 (53.33%) Tester
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Spread Betting
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (53.33%) Security Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) SDLC
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) RAD
5 2 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.33%) Data Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
6 1 (3.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C
1 17 (56.67%) C++
1 17 (56.67%) Java
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby
3 11 (36.67%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) VB6
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) R
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) CREST Certified
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft