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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.11% 8.68% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.20% 14.47% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 26
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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 Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
250 159 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 59.81% 60.00% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 218 135 199
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -19 8 £37,500 - 2
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) VB6
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 7 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) Java
10 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
10 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 5 (23.81%) CSS
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (19.05%) Time Management
11 4 (19.05%) Banking
11 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (19.05%) XML
11 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
11 4 (19.05%) C++
12 3 (14.29%) W3C
12 3 (14.29%) B2B
12 3 (14.29%) SAP
12 3 (14.29%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Summit
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) COM
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) B2B
3 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) VB6
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (19.05%) C++
8 2 (9.52%) Delphi
8 2 (9.52%) PHP
9 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Infragistics
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Exeter, Devon
Management Systems Modelling Ltd
Salary: Competitive - will be discussed at interview
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Paritor
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago