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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 1.53% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.87% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 43
Average salary £43,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £23,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £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
1168 1080 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 60.18% 53.28% 67.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 900 1053
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 15 (33.33%) Oracle
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.89%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 10 (22.22%) C++
8 10 (22.22%) VBScript
9 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) Scrum
10 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.78%) SDLC
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) Law
11 7 (15.56%) Banking
12 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 5 (11.11%) Android
13 5 (11.11%) WPF
13 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
13 5 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 5 (11.11%) ERP
13 5 (11.11%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.89%) MQSeries
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) HFM
2 1 (2.22%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.22%) AccuRev
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Advertising
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Automotive
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) VBA Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) WPF
4 4 (8.89%) Middleware
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.67%) LINQ
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) RESTful
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.67%) WinForms
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) MVC
2 8 (17.78%) Scrum
2 8 (17.78%) SDLC
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (11.11%) ERP
4 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.89%) DNA
5 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) C#
3 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (22.22%) C++
4 10 (22.22%) VBScript
5 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.11%) Java
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) VBA
8 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.22%) WSUS
1 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.89%) NetApp
4 3 (6.67%) Facebook
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
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