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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.29% 2.97% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 5.36% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 23
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,200 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
194 168 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 53.15% 55.45% 66.78%
Number of salaries quoted 170 153 168
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 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 22 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 -12 4 £34,000 -6.84% 1
Plymouth - 1 £40,000 -
Tavistock - 1 £38,500 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (92.31%) C#
3 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
4 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (69.23%) MVC
5 18 (69.23%) SQL
6 17 (65.38%) HTML
7 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (53.85%) HTML5
8 10 (38.46%) REST
8 10 (38.46%) WCF
8 10 (38.46%) SOAP
8 10 (38.46%) Web Services
8 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
9 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 8 (30.77%) MS Office
11 7 (26.92%) Windows
11 7 (26.92%) jQuery
12 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 5 (19.23%) Java
14 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
14 4 (15.38%) Time Management
14 4 (15.38%) Android
14 4 (15.38%) iPhone
14 4 (15.38%) TDD
14 4 (15.38%) C++
14 4 (15.38%) Delphi
14 4 (15.38%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Developer
3 20 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (76.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (76.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior
5 5 (19.23%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) REST
5 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 10 (38.46%) SOAP
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) Classic ASP
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) Delphi
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) VBScript
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.54%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) VMware