The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.58% 2.92% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.95% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 101 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 54.94% 59.06% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 91 45
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

VB
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Exeter region.

VB Salary Trend in Exeter

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (41.67%) MCPD
6 5 (41.67%) Time Management
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Banking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Classic ASP
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Delphi
5 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle