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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 67 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.14% 2.16% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 4.12% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 5
Median salary £30,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
431 364 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 59.28% 52.30% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 416 320 386
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Trello
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (33.33%) Slack
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Slack
1 2 (33.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) EDI Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Baan
2 1 (16.67%) Borland
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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