The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 85 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 2.43% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 3.61% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 57
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1143 1219 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.53% 67.31% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1091 900
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
South West

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (69.00%) SQL
2 67 (67.00%) .NET
3 65 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 64 (64.00%) C#
5 48 (48.00%) T-SQL
6 47 (47.00%) VB.NET
6 47 (47.00%) ASP.NET
7 43 (43.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
9 36 (36.00%) .NET Framework
10 29 (29.00%) MVC
11 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.00%) CSS
11 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
11 27 (27.00%) HTML
12 26 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 24 (24.00%) Windows
14 24 (24.00%) VB6
15 23 (23.00%) XML
16 21 (21.00%) Finance
16 21 (21.00%) Refactoring
16 21 (21.00%) jQuery
17 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.00%) Web Services
18 17 (17.00%) Classic ASP
18 17 (17.00%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (17.00%) Scrum
18 17 (17.00%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) SAS
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Firewall
1 2 (2.00%) Wireless
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
1 2 (2.00%) LAN
1 2 (2.00%) WAN
1 2 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (43.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.00%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (14.00%) MS Access
6 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.00%) ActiveReports
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
11 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.00%) InstallShield
3 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.00%) MSI
5 2 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.00%) Toad
6 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Games
3 6 (6.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Developer
2 43 (43.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Graduate
7 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.00%) Tester
7 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (67.00%) .NET
2 47 (47.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 27 (27.00%) CSS
4 27 (27.00%) HTML
5 26 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 23 (23.00%) XML
7 21 (21.00%) jQuery
8 18 (18.00%) Web Services
9 17 (17.00%) Classic ASP
10 16 (16.00%) WCF
10 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (16.00%) COM
11 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 14 (14.00%) LINQ
12 4 (4.00%) SOAP
13 3 (3.00%) XHTML
13 3 (3.00%) JSON
14 2 (2.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.00%) Xbox
2 14 (14.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.00%) GIS
4 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 14 (14.00%) Windows Phone
4 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) MVC
2 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.00%) Refactoring
4 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.00%) Scrum
6 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.00%) ETL
8 7 (7.00%) ITIL
8 7 (7.00%) Investment Management
8 7 (7.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (5.00%) SOA
9 5 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.00%) OOP
10 3 (3.00%) CRM
10 3 (3.00%) OOD
10 3 (3.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.00%) Fault Management
11 2 (2.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.00%) SQL
2 64 (64.00%) C#
3 48 (48.00%) T-SQL
4 47 (47.00%) VB.NET
5 27 (27.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (24.00%) VB6
7 7 (7.00%) VBScript
8 6 (6.00%) C++
9 5 (5.00%) Java
10 3 (3.00%) Uniface
11 2 (2.00%) XPath
11 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.00%) VBA
12 1 (1.00%) PHP
12 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (41.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.00%) Cognos
4 2 (2.00%) hybris
4 2 (2.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.00%) AppSense
4 2 (2.00%) HP
4 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
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