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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 86 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% 3.32% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 6.63% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 23
Average salary £28,394 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,110 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,679 £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
421 407 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 49.59% 50.00% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 401 395 405
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 18 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) IIS
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
5 13 (61.90%) Time Management
6 11 (52.38%) LINQ
7 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Android
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) Electronics
11 3 (14.29%) C
11 3 (14.29%) Java
11 3 (14.29%) C++
11 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
11 3 (14.29%) Android Development
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (9.52%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (80.95%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Kentico
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Applications Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Business Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Junior Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Junior
4 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Junior Applications Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
8 1 (4.76%) DBA
8 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) LINQ
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) Qt
6 2 (9.52%) WPF
7 1 (4.76%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Time Management
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.52%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) HNC
2 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Sage