Period
to 11 August 2020

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 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 188 205
Rank change year-on-year +61 +17 -65
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 28 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.93% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 13
Median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% +8.11%
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.70%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,270 3,013 3,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.26% 57.52% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1,984 2,126
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Scotland

VB
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in Scotland.

Salary trend 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 6 months to 11 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +37 2 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +4 2 £40,000 -11.11%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware