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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.92% 11.24% 15.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 17.24% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 25
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
Devon

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
101 58 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 59.06% 65.17% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 45 124
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) VB6
5 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (53.85%) MS Office
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (38.46%) Java
8 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
9 4 (30.77%) Time Management
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (30.77%) Banking
9 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (23.08%) B2B
10 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (23.08%) C++
11 2 (15.38%) Delphi
11 2 (15.38%) PHP
11 2 (15.38%) SQL
11 2 (15.38%) CSS
11 2 (15.38%) ITIL
11 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (30.77%) Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) COM
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) VB6
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Delphi
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Exeter
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Management Systems Modelling Ltd
Salary: Competitive - will be discussed at interview
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Paritor
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago