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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 3.16% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 5.31% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 38
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1071 1055 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.15% 59.47% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 950 937 955
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (64.18%) .NET
3 41 (61.19%) SQL
4 33 (49.25%) VB.NET
5 32 (47.76%) C#
6 27 (40.30%) Oracle
7 21 (31.34%) VB6
8 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
9 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
10 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
11 15 (22.39%) Web Services
11 15 (22.39%) VBScript
12 14 (20.90%) MVC
13 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
13 12 (17.91%) Windows
14 11 (16.42%) ITIL
15 10 (14.93%) Java
15 10 (14.93%) Classic ASP
15 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.93%) TDD
16 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.43%) MySQL
16 9 (13.43%) Advertising
17 8 (11.94%) Finance
17 8 (11.94%) XML
17 8 (11.94%) Degree
17 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
18 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (10.45%) Marketing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) OpenROAD
1 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.97%) Revit
3 4 (5.97%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Agresso
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.45%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) MS Access
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) DB2
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (5.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.97%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.48%) NUnit
4 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) MSTest
4 3 (4.48%) Moq
5 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.43%) Advertising
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.46%) Law
6 4 (5.97%) Military
7 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.99%) Back Office
8 2 (2.99%) Banking
8 2 (2.99%) International Banking
9 1 (1.49%) Games
9 1 (1.49%) Automotive
9 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Applications Support
5 7 (10.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) .NET
2 19 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 15 (22.39%) Web Services
4 10 (14.93%) Classic ASP
5 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.94%) XML
7 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.96%) Ajax
9 5 (7.46%) HTML
9 5 (7.46%) RESTful
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
10 4 (5.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (5.97%) ADO.NET
10 4 (5.97%) CSS
10 4 (5.97%) WinForms
10 4 (5.97%) ActiveX
11 3 (4.48%) WCF
11 3 (4.48%) SOAP
11 3 (4.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) NLPG
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) Open Source
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) MVC
2 11 (16.42%) ITIL
3 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) TDD
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Scrum
4 7 (10.45%) OO
5 6 (8.96%) Test Management
6 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.46%) BDD
6 5 (7.46%) Pattern Recognition
6 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
6 5 (7.46%) ERP
6 5 (7.46%) OOD
6 5 (7.46%) ETL
6 5 (7.46%) Logistics
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
6 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) SQL
2 33 (49.25%) VB.NET
3 32 (47.76%) C#
4 21 (31.34%) VB6
5 15 (22.39%) VBScript
6 10 (14.93%) Java
7 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.45%) VBA
8 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.48%) C++
9 3 (4.48%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.99%) Ruby
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) Perl
11 1 (1.49%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) MCP
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Oracle
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Facebook
4 4 (5.97%) Autodesk
5 3 (4.48%) NetApp
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase
6 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 2 (2.99%) CA
6 2 (2.99%) FrontRange
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Altiris
7 1 (1.49%) ESRI
7 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Lotus
7 1 (1.49%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) Sophos
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago