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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.40% 5.04% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 9.23% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% -0.68%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
74 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 44.31% 54.62% 69.49%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 74
Average salary £37,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.24% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Delphi
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (40.00%) Time Management
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (30.00%) Ajax
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) VBScript
7 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (30.00%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (40.00%) VB Developer
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Delphi
5 3 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft