The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 144 118
Rank change year-on-year +38 -26  
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 0.58% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 1.19% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 21
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1417 1431 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 61.00% 48.79% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 914 1066
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Scotland

VB
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Scotland.

Salary trend for VB in Scotland

VB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Scotland

VB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 14 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Glasgow +24 11 £40,000 +28.00% 2
West Lothian - 3 £36,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.

1 25 (49.02%) C#
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 22 (43.14%) .NET
4 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.53%) VBScript
6 12 (23.53%) Solaris
7 11 (21.57%) C
7 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
7 11 (21.57%) C++
7 11 (21.57%) Java
7 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
8 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
8 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle
8 10 (19.61%) Python
8 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 10 (19.61%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Ruby
8 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
8 10 (19.61%) CREST Certified
9 9 (17.65%) CyberArk
9 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (17.65%) IIS
10 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
10 8 (15.69%) HTML
10 8 (15.69%) XML

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.96%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (9.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) GIS
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.92%) MS Access
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (5.88%) Moq
2 3 (5.88%) MSTest
2 3 (5.88%) NUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Redmine
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Manual Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Security Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 7 (13.73%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Applications Support
7 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 8 (15.69%) WCF
4 8 (15.69%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) Middleware
7 3 (5.88%) Ninject
7 3 (5.88%) Spring.NET
7 3 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (5.88%) WinForms
7 3 (5.88%) WPF
8 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Social Network
4 2 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Solaris
3 7 (13.73%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) MVC
1 10 (19.61%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) CRM
5 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.80%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (9.80%) Identity Management
5 5 (9.80%) Privileged Access Management
5 5 (9.80%) Workflow
6 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 4 (7.84%) SDLC
6 4 (7.84%) Use Case
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Kanban
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) VBScript
4 11 (21.57%) C
4 11 (21.57%) C++
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 10 (19.61%) Python
5 10 (19.61%) Ruby
6 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
7 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.84%) VB6
8 4 (7.84%) VBA
9 2 (3.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.96%) PHP
10 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) CREST Certified
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
3 9 (17.65%) CyberArk
4 5 (9.80%) Aveksa
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Facebook
5 3 (5.88%) Twitter
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
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