The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.59% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.12% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 269 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 58.24% 61.98% 66.33%
Number of salaries quoted 195 229 182
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VB
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

VB Salary Trend in Portsmouth

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle