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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 42 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.12% 2.90% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 4.77% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 43
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £37,500 £42,500
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
1082 1132 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 54.70% 60.70% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1019 729
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £45,000 £57,500
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 21 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
3 36 (58.06%) C#
4 34 (54.84%) SQL
5 33 (53.23%) VB.NET
6 26 (41.94%) Oracle
6 26 (41.94%) VB6
7 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
8 20 (32.26%) Web Services
8 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
8 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.42%) MVC
10 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
10 14 (22.58%) Classic ASP
11 13 (20.97%) VBScript
11 13 (20.97%) Java
11 13 (20.97%) Windows
12 12 (19.35%) HTML
13 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.13%) MySQL
13 10 (16.13%) XML
13 10 (16.13%) CSS
13 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (14.52%) Degree
14 9 (14.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (14.52%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
15 8 (12.90%) jQuery
15 8 (12.90%) Web Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
2 5 (8.06%) Revit
3 3 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (66.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.68%) MS Access
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.45%) DB2
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (8.06%) InstallShield
3 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.23%) NUnit
5 2 (3.23%) MSTest
5 2 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.06%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Military
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) International Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support Officer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 20 (32.26%) Web Services
4 14 (22.58%) Classic ASP
5 12 (19.35%) HTML
6 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 10 (16.13%) XML
6 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.90%) jQuery
8 7 (11.29%) Ajax
9 6 (9.68%) SOAP
9 6 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (8.06%) LINQ
10 5 (8.06%) ActiveX
10 5 (8.06%) XHTML
10 5 (8.06%) WinForms
11 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET
11 4 (6.45%) WPF
11 4 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) NLPG
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) MVC
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) TDD
2 8 (12.90%) Web Development
3 7 (11.29%) Test Management
4 6 (9.68%) Scrum
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) OOD
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.84%) Logistics
7 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.84%) UML
7 3 (4.84%) ETL
7 3 (4.84%) SSADM
7 3 (4.84%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) SQL
3 33 (53.23%) VB.NET
4 26 (41.94%) VB6
5 13 (20.97%) VBScript
5 13 (20.97%) Java
6 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (9.68%) VBA
9 4 (6.45%) PHP
9 4 (6.45%) C++
10 2 (3.23%) Perl
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.61%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Oracle
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Autodesk
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) FrontRange
6 2 (3.23%) Facebook
6 2 (3.23%) Sybase
6 2 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) Sophos
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Altiris
7 1 (1.61%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago