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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 92 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.14% 2.80% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 4.66% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 44
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £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
1117 1116 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 55.57% 60.13% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1000 795
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 £57,500 £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 27 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 49 (75.38%) .NET
2 44 (67.69%) SQL Server
3 39 (60.00%) C#
4 36 (55.38%) SQL
5 35 (53.85%) VB.NET
6 26 (40.00%) Oracle
6 26 (40.00%) VB6
7 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
8 20 (30.77%) Web Services
8 20 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 18 (27.69%) MVC
10 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.54%) Classic ASP
11 14 (21.54%) Java
12 13 (20.00%) VBScript
12 13 (20.00%) Windows
13 12 (18.46%) HTML
14 11 (16.92%) XML
14 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
14 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (15.38%) Degree
15 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.38%) TDD
15 10 (15.38%) CSS
15 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 10 (15.38%) MySQL
16 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
16 9 (13.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (13.85%) Crystal Reports

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 5 (7.69%) Revit
3 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (67.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 9 (13.85%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.23%) MS Access
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.15%) DB2
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (7.69%) InstallShield
3 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) MSTest
4 3 (4.62%) Moq
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 6 (9.23%) Advertising
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Military
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.08%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) International Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.15%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Junior
8 2 (3.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (75.38%) .NET
2 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
3 20 (30.77%) Web Services
4 14 (21.54%) Classic ASP
5 12 (18.46%) HTML
6 11 (16.92%) XML
6 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
6 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (15.38%) CSS
8 8 (12.31%) jQuery
9 7 (10.77%) Ajax
10 6 (9.23%) SOAP
10 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.69%) LINQ
11 5 (7.69%) ActiveX
11 5 (7.69%) XHTML
11 5 (7.69%) WinForms
12 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET
12 4 (6.15%) WPF
12 4 (6.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.15%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.62%) Data Conversion
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) NLPG
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) MVC
2 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) TDD
3 8 (12.31%) Web Development
4 7 (10.77%) Test Management
4 7 (10.77%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) OO
4 7 (10.77%) OOD
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.62%) Logistics
8 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) UML
8 3 (4.62%) ETL
8 3 (4.62%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) C#
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 35 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 26 (40.00%) VB6
5 14 (21.54%) Java
6 13 (20.00%) VBScript
7 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.23%) VBA
10 4 (6.15%) PHP
10 4 (6.15%) C++
11 2 (3.08%) Perl
11 2 (3.08%) Ruby
12 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.54%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) ARCserve
1 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Oracle
2 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Autodesk
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Facebook
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) FrontRange
6 2 (3.08%) Sybase
6 2 (3.08%) CA
7 1 (1.54%) Lotus
7 1 (1.54%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Altiris
7 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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