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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 120 138
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.99% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 1.59% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% -18.37%
10th Percentile £26,088 £33,450 £25,150
90th Percentile £46,500 £42,250 £49,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +9.59% -5.81% -13.89%

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 1,263 1,568 1,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.86% 62.27% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 808 940 729
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 £27,500 £28,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Teradata
7 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VBScript
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (16.67%) Informatica
7 3 (16.67%) MS Access

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 5 (27.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) MS Access
4 2 (11.11%) HBase
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Redis
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 3 (16.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
2 3 (16.67%) UiPath
3 2 (11.11%) Pega
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco