Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 133 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.87% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.33% -16.20%
10th Percentile £33,450 £26,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £42,150 £46,000 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -10.11%

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 1,275 1,502 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 53.06% 56.89% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 811 983 798
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.26% +5.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Content Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Canon
1 1 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) UiPath
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin