The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 78 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.69% 1.17% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 2.33% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 17
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,150 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
454 387 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 62.97% 50.39% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 433 334 405
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) CMS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) XSL
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (25.00%) Trello
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Protractor
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow Development
6 1 (12.50%) SOLID

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Protractor
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Baan
3 1 (12.50%) Borland
3 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Sterling