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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 106 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 2.80% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 4.78% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 31
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
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
1032 1004 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 54.00% 58.47% 63.63%
Number of salaries quoted 925 895 1005
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 39 (65.00%) SQL
3 30 (50.00%) C#
3 30 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 22 (36.67%) Oracle
5 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
7 16 (26.67%) VB6
8 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.00%) VBScript
10 11 (18.33%) MVC
11 10 (16.67%) Web Services
12 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.00%) ITIL
12 9 (15.00%) Advertising
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.33%) TDD
13 8 (13.33%) Finance
13 8 (13.33%) Windows
13 8 (13.33%) MySQL
13 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.67%) Marketing
14 7 (11.67%) VBA
14 7 (11.67%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (11.67%) OO
14 7 (11.67%) Classic ASP
14 7 (11.67%) Migration
15 6 (10.00%) Scrum
15 6 (10.00%) Law

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.67%) AutoCAD
3 4 (6.67%) Revit
4 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.67%) InstallShield
3 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.00%) MSTest
4 3 (5.00%) Moq
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (15.00%) Advertising
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 7 (11.67%) Marketing
4 6 (10.00%) Law
4 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.67%) Military
6 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
6 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.00%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.00%) DBA
10 2 (3.33%) Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.33%) Junior
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) Classic ASP
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.33%) RESTful
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.33%) Ajax
7 4 (6.67%) WinForms
7 4 (6.67%) ActiveX
8 3 (5.00%) WCF
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
8 3 (5.00%) HTML
8 3 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (3.33%) CSS
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.33%) LINQ
10 1 (1.67%) jQuery
10 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) MVC
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) TDD
4 7 (11.67%) OO
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
6 5 (8.33%) BDD
6 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 5 (8.33%) ETL
6 5 (8.33%) ERP
6 5 (8.33%) Logistics
7 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.67%) SSADM
7 4 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) C#
2 30 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 16 (26.67%) VB6
4 12 (20.00%) VBScript
5 7 (11.67%) VBA
6 6 (10.00%) Java
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.67%) C++
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.00%) PHP
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
1 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (6.67%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Facebook
4 4 (6.67%) Autodesk
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
Bristol
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago