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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.19% 0.48% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 0.98% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 25
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,752 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £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
353 410 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.61% 48.69% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 313 389 426
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Classic ASP
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) VB6
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Capita
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Statistics
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Software Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Classic ASP
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) VB6
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) HP
1 4 (19.05%) Citrix
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
1 4 (19.05%) Capita
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago