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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.48% 0.78% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.54% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 17
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £33,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
527 456 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 63.11% 50.61% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 505 390 413
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) GIS
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Borland
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Protractor
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Borland
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago