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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.02% 1.91% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.90% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 17
Average salary £32,750 £26,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.58% -27.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £24,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,750 £39,000
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
337 241 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 61.83% 65.67% 64.85%
Number of salaries quoted 289 221 228
Average salary £32,000 £30,035 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Plymouth - 4 £31,000 - 1
Exeter +5 3 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Tavistock - 2 £32,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (91.30%) C#
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) MVC
3 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) HTML
9 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) MS Office
10 7 (30.43%) VB6
11 6 (26.09%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) HTML5
11 6 (26.09%) Windows
11 6 (26.09%) TDD
11 6 (26.09%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) Banking
12 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
12 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 5 (21.74%) Time Management
12 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (17.39%) XML
13 4 (17.39%) CSS
13 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
14 3 (13.04%) W3C
14 3 (13.04%) C++
14 3 (13.04%) JSON

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# Developer
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
7 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) SOAP
9 1 (4.35%) COM
9 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) W3C
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) VB6
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Delphi
7 2 (8.70%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: From £34,000 to £46,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago