The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.33% 4.91% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 7.55% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -17.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 106 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 57.95% 65.03% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 212 100 109
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (35.71%) Node.js
7 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (35.71%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (21.43%) XSD
8 3 (21.43%) XSLT
8 3 (21.43%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (35.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (21.43%) VB Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (35.71%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSD
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 3 (21.43%) J2SE
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) JSP
6 3 (21.43%) Servlets
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 2 (14.29%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) Document Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) VBA
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
1 3 (21.43%) Kofax