The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 1.96% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 3.74% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 8
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 481 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.04% 52.28% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 424 438 383
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VB
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Southampton region.

VB Salary Trend in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (65.00%) Degree
6 12 (60.00%) PHP
6 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (60.00%) Python
6 12 (60.00%) MS Access
7 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
8 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (50.00%) Office 365
9 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
11 5 (25.00%) C#
11 5 (25.00%) HTML
11 5 (25.00%) CSS
11 5 (25.00%) XML
12 4 (20.00%) MS Office
12 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
12 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 3 (15.00%) WordPress
13 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (15.00%) TestLink
13 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
13 3 (15.00%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSDE
3 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) TestLink
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) ESRI
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago