The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 143 153 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -65
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 41 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.36% 1.04% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.14% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 111
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1886 1912 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.52% 48.38% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1629 1850
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VB
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Hampshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Hampshire

VB
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Waterlooville - 15 £31,500 - 2
Southampton +12 12 £38,500 +2.66%
Portsmouth +25 8 £42,500 +41.66%
Gosport -4 2 £27,500 -
Eastleigh - 2 £22,500 -
Fareham +18 1 £27,500 -13.72%
Winchester -6 1 £40,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 103 (79.84%) .NET
2 89 (68.99%) C#
3 86 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 73 (56.59%) VB.NET
5 72 (55.81%) SQL Server
6 71 (55.04%) HTML
6 71 (55.04%) JavaScript
7 68 (52.71%) CSS
8 52 (40.31%) VB6
8 52 (40.31%) SQL
9 42 (32.56%) jQuery
10 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
11 33 (25.58%) Windows
11 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (23.26%) Finance
12 30 (23.26%) XML
12 30 (23.26%) XSLT
13 23 (17.83%) C
13 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2000
13 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (13.18%) C++
16 15 (11.63%) VMware
16 15 (11.63%) Retail
16 15 (11.63%) Citrix
17 14 (10.85%) VBScript
17 14 (10.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 14 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (2.33%) Documentum
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) WordPress
2 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Internet
2 4 (3.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2000
2 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (17.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.33%) MySQL
5 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 14 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.10%) JIRA
3 4 (3.10%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.55%) MSI
4 2 (1.55%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Retail
3 11 (8.53%) Back Office
4 3 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 89 (68.99%) Developer
2 57 (44.19%) Software Developer
3 25 (19.38%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.40%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.63%) Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 13 (10.08%) VB.NET Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 11 (8.53%) Server Specialist
7 11 (8.53%) Windows Server Specialist
8 10 (7.75%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Programmer
9 9 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.43%) Help Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.43%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (79.84%) .NET
2 86 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 71 (55.04%) HTML
4 68 (52.71%) CSS
5 42 (32.56%) jQuery
6 30 (23.26%) XML
6 30 (23.26%) XSLT
7 12 (9.30%) Classic ASP
8 11 (8.53%) HTML5
9 8 (6.20%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.43%) WinForms
11 6 (4.65%) JSON
11 6 (4.65%) Web Services
12 5 (3.88%) WPF
13 3 (2.33%) LINQ
13 3 (2.33%) Apache Flex
13 3 (2.33%) Ajax
13 3 (2.33%) JPA
13 3 (2.33%) CSS3
14 2 (1.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Clustering
2 10 (7.75%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.10%) Statistics
3 4 (3.10%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.58%) Windows
2 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (8.53%) Android
3 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (8.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.53%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.53%) Windows 2000
3 11 (8.53%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.08%) MVC
3 11 (8.53%) Software Testing
4 10 (7.75%) CRM
5 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.43%) Software Architecture
7 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (5.43%) Line Management
7 7 (5.43%) Web Development
7 7 (5.43%) TDD
8 6 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 5 (3.88%) Scrum
9 5 (3.88%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.88%) Validation
10 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.10%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 89 (68.99%) C#
2 73 (56.59%) VB.NET
3 71 (55.04%) JavaScript
4 52 (40.31%) SQL
4 52 (40.31%) VB6
5 23 (17.83%) C
6 17 (13.18%) C++
7 14 (10.85%) VBScript
8 12 (9.30%) Java
8 12 (9.30%) T-SQL
9 10 (7.75%) VBA
10 5 (3.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (3.88%) Pascal
10 5 (3.88%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.88%) Delphi
11 3 (2.33%) PHP
11 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.55%) Python
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.33%) MCAD
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) HND
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) VMware ESX
1 11 (8.53%) XenApp
1 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.10%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Citrix
2 15 (11.63%) VMware
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle
4 5 (3.88%) HP
4 5 (3.88%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.10%) Capita
5 4 (3.10%) Perforce
6 3 (2.33%) EMC
6 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.55%) Altiris
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago