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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.91% 8.26% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 11.84% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 15
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
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
109 76 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 63.37% 69.72% 65.13%
Number of salaries quoted 90 65 123
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,294 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) VB6
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Time Management
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) Delphi
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) VB6
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Delphi
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft