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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.45% 0.45% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 0.63% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £19,000 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.11% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
179 318 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 64.86% 72.11% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 161 279 212
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) CAD
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Trapeze
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Trapeze