Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 133 135
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.89% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 1.45% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +56.25% -51.02%
10th Percentile £33,900 £32,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £48,500 £47,000 £26,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -22.22%

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 1,304 1,655 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 51.58% 61.50% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,016 728
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £28,675
90th Percentile £68,250 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Teradata
4 3 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) SAS
4 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) UiPath
4 3 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) Unix

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 3 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Disruptive Innovation
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
2 3 (25.00%) UiPath
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin