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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 97 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.54% 2.35% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.85% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 45
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,600 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £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
952 961 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 52.19% 61.13% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 817 887 753
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 40 (63.49%) C#
3 32 (50.79%) VB.NET
4 29 (46.03%) SQL
4 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
4 29 (46.03%) VB6
5 26 (41.27%) Windows
5 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
6 25 (39.68%) Oracle
6 25 (39.68%) Visual Studio
7 18 (28.57%) Web Services
8 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET
9 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
10 15 (23.81%) HTML
10 15 (23.81%) VBScript
10 15 (23.81%) Classic ASP
10 15 (23.81%) MVC
11 13 (20.63%) Java
11 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (19.05%) C++
12 12 (19.05%) XML
12 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
13 11 (17.46%) CSS
13 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (15.87%) MySQL
14 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
14 10 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (14.29%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.76%) SAS
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) OpenROAD
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.59%) Revit
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (15.87%) MySQL
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.11%) MS Access
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (6.35%) DB2
8 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.17%) Informix
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.17%) ActiveReports
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (9.52%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.35%) MSI
6 3 (4.76%) Toad
7 2 (3.17%) InstallShield
8 1 (1.59%) Maven
8 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.76%) Games
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) International Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Automation Tester
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Tester
4 5 (7.94%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Trainee Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Trainee
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Graduate
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) Web Services
3 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) Classic ASP
5 12 (19.05%) XML
5 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (17.46%) CSS
7 10 (15.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.29%) jQuery
9 8 (12.70%) COM
10 6 (9.52%) SOAP
10 6 (9.52%) LINQ
10 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (7.94%) XHTML
12 4 (6.35%) OCX
12 4 (6.35%) ADO.NET
12 4 (6.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.35%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Xbox
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) NLPG
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) MVC
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) Scrum
4 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 6 (9.52%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) Web Development
5 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Test Management
7 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) OOD
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) Coaching
9 2 (3.17%) System Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (3.17%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) VB.NET
3 29 (46.03%) VB6
3 29 (46.03%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) VBScript
5 13 (20.63%) Java
6 12 (19.05%) C++
7 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.94%) VBA
11 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.17%) XPath
13 1 (1.59%) Uniface
13 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.59%) XenApp
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.68%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) AppSense
4 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) CA
5 2 (3.17%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.59%) Altiris
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus
6 1 (1.59%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.59%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 43,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Miro Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago