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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 2.50% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 4.68% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,073 £26,700 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
410 470 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 48.52% 53.41% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 387 451 439
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
3 22 (81.48%) IIS
4 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 19 (70.37%) CSS
5 18 (66.67%) Time Management
6 15 (55.56%) LINQ
7 10 (37.04%) MVC
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
9 8 (29.63%) Degree
10 7 (25.93%) Android
10 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) Android Development
11 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
12 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 3 (11.11%) C
13 3 (11.11%) Java
13 3 (11.11%) C++
13 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
13 3 (11.11%) jQuery
13 3 (11.11%) Electronics
13 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (7.41%) Qt
14 2 (7.41%) WPF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Junior Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Junior
3 11 (40.74%) Applications Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Business Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (25.93%) Junior Software Developer
7 5 (18.52%) Junior Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.70%) DBA
9 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) CSS
3 15 (55.56%) LINQ
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.41%) Qt
7 2 (7.41%) WPF
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) W3C
1 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Time Management
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Android Development
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) VB6
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) HNC
2 1 (3.70%) HND
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sage