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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 109 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 1.99% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 3.60% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 47
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,750 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
1154 1110 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 57.19% 55.20% 66.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 943 1096
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £45,000 £50,000
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 1 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 25 (54.35%) C#
3 25 (54.35%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) Oracle
5 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
6 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
8 10 (21.74%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) Windows
9 9 (19.57%) C++
10 8 (17.39%) VBScript
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
11 7 (15.22%) Law
11 7 (15.22%) ITIL
12 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.04%) Advertising
12 6 (13.04%) TDD
12 6 (13.04%) VB6
13 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.87%) ERP
13 5 (10.87%) Java
13 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
13 5 (10.87%) Web Services
13 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.87%) Marketing
13 5 (10.87%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) Revit
2 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) HFM
2 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.17%) MSTest
4 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Law
3 6 (13.04%) Advertising
4 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.87%) Marketing
5 3 (6.52%) Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.52%) DBA
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) RESTful
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware
5 3 (6.52%) Classic ASP
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) WPF
6 2 (4.35%) LINQ
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.35%) ActiveX
6 2 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (2.17%) WinForms
7 1 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) WCF
7 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
6 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
7 4 (8.70%) DNA
8 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) Release Management
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
4 9 (19.57%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) VBScript
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) VB6
7 5 (10.87%) Java
7 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) MCP
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Facebook
4 4 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (4.35%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Market Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago