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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.88% 3.99% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 7.60% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 21
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,315 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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
370 421 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 46.48% 52.49% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 351 409 404
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) C
9 3 (20.00%) PHP
9 3 (20.00%) C++
9 3 (20.00%) MS Access
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) LINQ
9 3 (20.00%) Time Management
9 3 (20.00%) Electronics
9 3 (20.00%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (13.33%) Advertising

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Qt
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) C
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (13.33%) VB6
6 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Sage
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