Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.50% 6.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 8.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
West Lothian median annual salary - £36,500 -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 82 80 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 68.33% 73.39% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 68 31
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +8.45%
10th Percentile £32,250 £24,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in West Lothian

VB
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for VB in West Lothian

VB
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Livingston +4 3 - -
VB
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) C

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) UI Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (100.00%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree