The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.38% 1.62% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 3.09% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 28
Average salary £43,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1267 1035 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 64.58% 52.43% 63.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 846 962
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VB Salary Trend in Bristol

VB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.90%) .NET
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) C++
6 11 (28.21%) Finance
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.64%) Scrum
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
9 8 (20.51%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (17.95%) VBScript
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) Banking
11 6 (15.38%) Law
12 5 (12.82%) MVC
12 5 (12.82%) TDD
12 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Ruby
12 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
12 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.82%) C
12 5 (12.82%) DSDM
12 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) HFM
2 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) VBA Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) WPF
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) WinForms
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) LINQ
6 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (12.82%) Android
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) SDLC
4 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) V-Model
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.82%) Open Source
5 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.82%) DSDM
5 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) DNA
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.95%) VBScript
7 5 (12.82%) C
7 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) Ruby
8 4 (10.26%) VBA
9 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.56%) VB6
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 days ago