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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.13% 8.40% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 13.41% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 19
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
283 164 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 58.96% 62.60% 68.65%
Number of salaries quoted 253 146 202
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,992 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 September 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 September 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 -15 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Tavistock -6 2 £32,000 -5.88%
Plymouth - 2 £32,000 -
Barnstaple - 1 £20,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (95.83%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (66.67%) MVC
5 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (41.67%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (37.50%) VB6
10 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (29.17%) MS Office
12 6 (25.00%) Windows
12 6 (25.00%) TDD
12 6 (25.00%) Time Management
12 6 (25.00%) HTML5
13 5 (20.83%) jQuery
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (20.83%) Banking
13 5 (20.83%) Web Services
13 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
14 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
14 4 (16.67%) Java
14 4 (16.67%) C++
14 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
15 3 (12.50%) JSON
15 3 (12.50%) AngularJS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Designer
8 1 (4.17%) Development Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Trainee Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Trainee
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) COM
8 1 (4.17%) J2EE
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
1 3 (12.50%) W3C
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VB6
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Delphi
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Infragistics
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago