Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 112 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.21% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.02% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 11
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,675 £42,500 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -9.68%

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 1,285 1,337 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.42% 59.85% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 875 843 684
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £60,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) MySQL
5 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (42.31%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) C
7 10 (38.46%) C++
7 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
7 10 (38.46%) VBA
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 8 (30.77%) Perl
8 8 (30.77%) PHP
8 8 (30.77%) Python
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 8 (30.77%) Subversion
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
8 8 (30.77%) HBase
8 8 (30.77%) Redis
8 8 (30.77%) Virtual Team
8 8 (30.77%) Task Automation
9 6 (23.08%) MVC

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 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (30.77%) HBase
3 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (30.77%) Redis
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (30.77%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Task Automation
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (7.69%) Document Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Disruptive Innovation
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) C
5 10 (38.46%) C++
5 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 10 (38.46%) VBA
6 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 8 (30.77%) Perl
6 8 (30.77%) PHP
6 8 (30.77%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.54%) VBScript
9 1 (3.85%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) HNC
1 1 (3.85%) HND
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Pega
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas
4 1 (3.85%) Wyse