The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.10% 0.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 184 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 58.28% 55.76% 72.12%
Number of salaries quoted 232 171 190
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

VB
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bath region.

VB Salary Trend in Bath

VB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Build Automation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Server Support
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Build Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nagios
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware