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 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 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 9.46% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
49 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 66.22% 78.69% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,139
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £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 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Umbraco
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
2 5 (71.43%) Wiki
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) Ext JS
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
2 5 (71.43%) Build Automation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (71.43%) Umbraco
1 5 (71.43%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Bugzilla
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) AccuRev
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Software Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) Ext JS
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Content Management
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft