The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 2.16% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
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 Plymouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
89 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 64.03% 52.78% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 80 17 20
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

VB
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

VB Salary Trend in Plymouth

VB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft