The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.41% 0.87% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 1.35% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 14
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
208 297 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 62.65% 64.29% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 175 233 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) VBScript
2 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
2 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 11 (45.83%) Back Office
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
2 11 (45.83%) Clustering
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (45.83%) Internet
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
2 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) CRM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Data Extraction
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) API Development
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (45.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (45.83%) Server Specialist
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
1 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) API Development
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) VBScript
2 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.17%) Pascal
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Delphi
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
1 11 (45.83%) XenApp
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Citrix
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin