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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.05% 1.23% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 2.24% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 54
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1118 1073 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 61.87% 54.83% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 956 936
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (82.61%) C#
2 37 (80.43%) .NET
3 34 (73.91%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) VB6
5 18 (39.13%) MVC
5 18 (39.13%) XML
6 17 (36.96%) VBScript
7 16 (34.78%) Windows
8 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
9 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
10 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
10 13 (28.26%) CSS
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.09%) WCF
12 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
13 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
13 10 (21.74%) Driving Licence
14 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
15 7 (15.22%) XSLT
15 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
16 6 (13.04%) ITIL
16 6 (13.04%) MySQL
16 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
16 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
17 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 5 (10.87%) Data Mapping
17 5 (10.87%) IIS
17 5 (10.87%) MS Office
17 5 (10.87%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) PlanetPress Connect
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) MS Access
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) AccuRev
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Banking
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
5 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (21.74%) C# Developer
6 9 (19.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Applications Support
7 7 (15.22%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (13.04%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
9 5 (10.87%) Implementation Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
10 4 (8.70%) VB Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
11 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) XML
3 13 (28.26%) CSS
4 12 (26.09%) WCF
5 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.74%) Classic ASP
7 7 (15.22%) XSLT
8 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.70%) LAMP
9 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.35%) HTML
10 2 (4.35%) WinForms
11 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
11 1 (2.17%) COM+
11 1 (2.17%) HTML5
11 1 (2.17%) jQuery
11 1 (2.17%) LINQ
11 1 (2.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 5 (10.87%) Data Mapping
3 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.70%) OOP
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.35%) Case Management
6 2 (4.35%) Document Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Web Design
7 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) C#
2 34 (73.91%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) VB6
4 17 (36.96%) VBScript
5 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.26%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.87%) PHP
8 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCSA
1 4 (8.70%) MCSE
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) arcserve
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec
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