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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 94 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.21% 1.89% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 3.10% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 47
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
927 968 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 51.19% 61.03% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 782 899 810
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 36 (66.67%) C#
3 28 (51.85%) VB.NET
4 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
4 25 (46.30%) Windows
4 25 (46.30%) VB6
5 24 (44.44%) SQL
6 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (38.89%) Oracle
9 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
9 16 (29.63%) Web Services
10 14 (25.93%) MVC
10 14 (25.93%) HTML
11 13 (24.07%) Java
11 13 (24.07%) Classic ASP
11 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (22.22%) C++
12 12 (22.22%) VBScript
12 12 (22.22%) XML
13 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
13 11 (20.37%) CSS
14 9 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 9 (16.67%) jQuery
15 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (14.81%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (5.56%) SAS
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.85%) Revit
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) MySQL
4 7 (12.96%) MS Access
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.41%) DB2
7 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.70%) Informix
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.70%) ActiveReports
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 4 (7.41%) MSI
6 3 (5.56%) Toad
7 2 (3.70%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) International Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Tester
3 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Trainee
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 16 (29.63%) Web Services
3 14 (25.93%) HTML
4 13 (24.07%) Classic ASP
5 12 (22.22%) XML
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (20.37%) CSS
7 9 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (16.67%) jQuery
7 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.81%) COM
9 6 (11.11%) SOAP
9 6 (11.11%) LINQ
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (9.26%) XHTML
11 4 (7.41%) OCX
11 4 (7.41%) REST
12 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Xbox
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) NLPG
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) MVC
2 7 (12.96%) Scrum
2 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.11%) Web Development
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) OOD
4 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) Test Management
5 3 (5.56%) Coaching
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) C#
2 28 (51.85%) VB.NET
3 25 (46.30%) VB6
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Java
6 12 (22.22%) C++
6 12 (22.22%) VBScript
7 11 (20.37%) T-SQL
8 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.70%) XPath
11 2 (3.70%) VBA
12 1 (1.85%) Uniface
12 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) AppSense
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (3.70%) CA
5 2 (3.70%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Sophos
6 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.85%) ESRI
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