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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.37% 1.34% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.91% 2.72% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,950 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
224 147 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 68.71% 49.16% 73.42%
Number of salaries quoted 215 140 153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) CRM
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) XenApp
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) VBScript
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
8 5 (20.83%) Back Office
8 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
8 5 (20.83%) Clustering
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Server Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) CRM Developer
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior
4 4 (16.67%) Junior Applications Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Graduate
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Programmer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Sage
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago