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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.76% 3.17% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 5.02% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
178 259 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 64.03% 63.17% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 167 232 114
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.00%) VBScript
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
1 13 (52.00%) Windows 2000
1 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
1 13 (52.00%) Citrix
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (52.00%) Internet
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
1 13 (52.00%) VMware ESX
1 13 (52.00%) Clustering
1 13 (52.00%) Back Office
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (52.00%) XenApp
1 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
1 13 (52.00%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (52.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (52.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 13 (52.00%) Server Specialist
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 12 (48.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
1 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
1 13 (52.00%) Windows 2000
1 13 (52.00%) Windows XP
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
1 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) VBScript
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Delphi
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (4.00%) Pascal
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware ESX
1 13 (52.00%) XenApp
1 13 (52.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Citrix
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin