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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.69% 3.45% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 5.18% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
206 251 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 71.03% 66.58% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 199 239 130
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (25.00%) Pascal
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Pascal
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin