Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 138 195
Rank change year-on-year -67 +57 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 84 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 1.61% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 2.57% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 66 15
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,075 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £59,750 £49,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 3,238 3,264 3,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.50% 62.66% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,193 1,997 1,730
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Edinburgh -10 25 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Glasgow -31 5 £46,250 +68.18% 3
Aberdeen -3 1 £45,000 +14.65% 1
West Lothian -7 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) .NET
4 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
7 12 (35.29%) VBA
7 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle
8 11 (32.35%) C
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
9 10 (29.41%) C++
9 10 (29.41%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 9 (26.47%) MySQL
11 8 (23.53%) Python
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (20.59%) Perl
12 7 (20.59%) PHP
12 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (20.59%) Subversion
12 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
12 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
12 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
12 7 (20.59%) HBase
12 7 (20.59%) Redis
12 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
12 7 (20.59%) Task Automation

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 (14.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) MySQL
3 7 (20.59%) HBase
3 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.59%) Redis
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) MS Access
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (2.94%) Moq
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.94%) ADO
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Virtual Team
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) LIMS
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Task Automation
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (8.82%) Document Management
4 3 (8.82%) Kanban
4 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (35.29%) VBA
4 11 (32.35%) C
5 10 (29.41%) C++
5 10 (29.41%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 8 (23.53%) Python
7 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (20.59%) Perl
7 7 (20.59%) PHP
8 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.76%) VBScript
10 2 (5.88%) VB6
11 1 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (2.94%) X++
11 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica
3 3 (8.82%) Teradata
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Pega
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) UiPath
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas
5 1 (2.94%) VMware