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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.66% 2.60% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 4.46% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 17
Average salary £36,000 £36,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
214 202 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 56.02% 58.38% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 173 180 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Plymouth - 3 £40,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 23 (79.31%) SQL
4 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
5 20 (68.97%) HTML
6 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (62.07%) MVC
8 15 (51.72%) HTML5
8 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
9 10 (34.48%) SOAP
9 10 (34.48%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
9 10 (34.48%) WCF
9 10 (34.48%) REST
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
10 8 (27.59%) MS Office
11 7 (24.14%) Java
11 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
11 7 (24.14%) jQuery
12 6 (20.69%) Time Management
12 6 (20.69%) C++
12 6 (20.69%) Delphi
12 6 (20.69%) PHP
12 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL
12 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) AccuRev
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) .NET Developer
3 21 (72.41%) C# Developer
3 21 (72.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (58.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Junior
6 5 (17.24%) Junior Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Junior .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Graduate
6 5 (17.24%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) HTML
4 15 (51.72%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) REST
5 10 (34.48%) WCF
5 10 (34.48%) SOAP
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) CSS
8 4 (13.79%) Classic ASP
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
9 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) WPF
10 2 (6.90%) WinForms
11 1 (3.45%) COM
11 1 (3.45%) LINQ
11 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) MVVM
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) Delphi
7 4 (13.79%) VB6
7 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCPD
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft