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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 2.27% - 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £32,000 - £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
84 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 63.64% 64.00% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 75 27 20
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware