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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 103 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 2.34% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 4.11% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 39
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +4.28%
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
1081 1047 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.12% 57.09% 67.79%
Number of salaries quoted 968 917 1098
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 33 (66.00%) SQL
3 27 (54.00%) C#
4 23 (46.00%) VB.NET
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle
6 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (18.00%) VB6
10 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.00%) TDD
11 8 (16.00%) Law
11 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) Advertising
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) Marketing
12 7 (14.00%) Windows
12 7 (14.00%) OO
12 7 (14.00%) VBScript
12 7 (14.00%) Java
13 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.00%) C++
13 6 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (12.00%) Web Services
13 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
14 5 (10.00%) Ajax
14 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) AutoCAD
2 4 (8.00%) Revit
3 3 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.00%) InstallShield
3 3 (6.00%) NUnit
3 3 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.00%) MSTest
3 3 (6.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Law
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
3 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Military
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.00%) DBA
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) AWS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
4 5 (10.00%) Ajax
4 5 (10.00%) RESTful
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.00%) ActiveX
6 3 (6.00%) Middleware
6 3 (6.00%) XML
6 3 (6.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (6.00%) WCF
7 2 (4.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) LINQ
7 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) WinForms
8 1 (2.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 5 (10.00%) ERP
6 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) OOD
8 3 (6.00%) ETL
8 3 (6.00%) DNA
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Logistics
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) C#
3 23 (46.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.00%) VB6
5 7 (14.00%) VBScript
5 7 (14.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.00%) VBA
9 3 (6.00%) PHP
10 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.00%) Perl
10 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) MCP
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Facebook
4 4 (8.00%) Autodesk
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
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The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Keynsham, Bristol, South West
Andrews Estate Agency
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Andrews Estate Agency
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago