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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 139 138
Rank change year-on-year +46 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VB 56 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.11% 0.91% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 1.74% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 2 19
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 1692 1497 1577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 63.87% 52.21% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 792 980
Median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 17 £37,500 -
Dundee - 14 £45,000 -
Glasgow +4 11 £25,000 - 1
West Lothian - 5 £36,500 -
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Aberdeen -7 1 £42,500 +21.42%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 57 (68.67%) C#
2 46 (55.42%) Windows
3 40 (48.19%) C++
3 40 (48.19%) SQL
4 38 (45.78%) Java
5 37 (44.58%) Banking
6 35 (42.17%) C
7 34 (40.96%) Python
8 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
9 30 (36.14%) .NET
10 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
11 25 (30.12%) Degree
12 24 (28.92%) Linux
13 22 (26.51%) Finance
14 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET
14 19 (22.89%) XML
14 19 (22.89%) Solaris
15 18 (21.69%) SDLC
15 18 (21.69%) MVC
16 17 (20.48%) Electronics
16 17 (20.48%) Firmware
16 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
16 17 (20.48%) OO
16 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (20.48%) Android
16 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (19.28%) Security Testing
17 16 (19.28%) WCF
17 16 (19.28%) CREST Certified
17 16 (19.28%) Red Hat

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 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) LDAP
4 2 (2.41%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (7.23%) Big Data
4 4 (4.82%) GIS
5 3 (3.61%) MS Access
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) PowerBuilder
1 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) Redmine
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (44.58%) Banking
2 22 (26.51%) Finance
3 17 (20.48%) Electronics
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (22.89%) C# Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Manual Tester
4 16 (19.28%) Security Tester
4 16 (19.28%) Tester
5 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 15 (18.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (18.07%) Software Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) Software Developer
7 12 (14.46%) Graduate
8 9 (10.84%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (10.84%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Applications Support
10 7 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) .NET
2 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET
2 19 (22.89%) XML
3 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (19.28%) WCF
5 14 (16.87%) jQuery
6 7 (8.43%) HTML
7 5 (6.02%) ODBC
8 4 (4.82%) CSS
9 3 (3.61%) Middleware
10 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
10 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.41%) Web Services
11 1 (1.20%) Ajax
11 1 (1.20%) NancyFx
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Arduino
2 7 (8.43%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (3.61%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (55.42%) Windows
2 24 (28.92%) Linux
3 19 (22.89%) Solaris
4 17 (20.48%) Android
5 7 (8.43%) VxWorks
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 2000
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.61%) AIX
7 3 (3.61%) Unix
8 1 (1.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
2 18 (21.69%) MVC
2 18 (21.69%) SDLC
3 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Configuration Management
3 17 (20.48%) OO
4 16 (19.28%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Security Testing
5 7 (8.43%) Analytics
5 7 (8.43%) Project Planning
6 6 (7.23%) WFM
7 5 (6.02%) CRM
7 5 (6.02%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL
8 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.82%) Release Management
8 4 (4.82%) Use Case
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
9 3 (3.61%) Identity Management
9 3 (3.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (68.67%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) C++
2 40 (48.19%) SQL
3 38 (45.78%) Java
4 35 (42.17%) C
5 34 (40.96%) Python
6 16 (19.28%) Ruby
7 15 (18.07%) T-SQL
8 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
10 7 (8.43%) VB6
11 5 (6.02%) VBA
11 5 (6.02%) VBScript
12 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.61%) Perl
14 2 (2.41%) R
15 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 16 (19.28%) CREST Certified
3 5 (6.02%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Firmware
2 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Red Hat
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) CyberArk
5 5 (6.02%) Verint
6 3 (3.61%) IBM
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