The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.11% 3.70% 9.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 7.02% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 25
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 171 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 54.25% 52.78% 65.68%
Number of salaries quoted 175 153 159
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VB
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Devon region.

VB Salary Trend in Devon

VB
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Devon

VB
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 2 £33,000 -
Tavistock - 2 £38,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £40,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (92.00%) C#
3 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (72.00%) MVC
5 17 (68.00%) SQL
6 16 (64.00%) HTML
7 14 (56.00%) HTML5
8 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (40.00%) SOAP
9 10 (40.00%) Web Services
9 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 10 (40.00%) REST
9 10 (40.00%) WCF
10 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (32.00%) MS Office
12 7 (28.00%) Windows
12 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (24.00%) jQuery
14 4 (16.00%) TDD
14 4 (16.00%) VB6
14 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (16.00%) ITIL
14 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
14 4 (16.00%) PHP
14 4 (16.00%) Java
14 4 (16.00%) C++
14 4 (16.00%) Delphi

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) .NET Developer
3 21 (84.00%) C# Developer
3 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 21 (84.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 21 (84.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate
5 5 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) VB6
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Delphi
5 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) VMware