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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 10.81% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £38,500 - -
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
48 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 64.86% 70.97% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 25
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +37.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
3 5 (55.56%) Wiki
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
3 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Umbraco
3 5 (55.56%) Ext JS
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
3 5 (55.56%) Build Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 5 (55.56%) Content Management
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) OOP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Umbraco
1 5 (55.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) MSBuild
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) AccuRev
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Programmer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
3 5 (55.56%) Ext JS
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Wiki
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Content Management
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft