The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 21 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.82% 5.36% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 12.50% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £36,750 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.63%  

VB.NET 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 West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 24 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 70.42% 42.86% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 24
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in West Lothian

VB.NET
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for VB.NET in West Lothian

VB.NET
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.NET within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 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
Livingston -9 2 £36,750 +22.50%
VB.NET
Scotland

VB.NET
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB.NET 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

VB.NET
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik