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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 78 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.74% 1.22% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 2.58% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 14
Average salary £32,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £32,650 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
475 427 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.16% 47.29% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 17 (70.83%) SQL
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
7 12 (50.00%) PHP
7 12 (50.00%) Python
7 12 (50.00%) MS Access
7 12 (50.00%) Degree
8 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
8 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
8 11 (45.83%) CSS
8 11 (45.83%) C#
8 11 (45.83%) HTML
9 10 (41.67%) Windows
9 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
9 10 (41.67%) Office 365
10 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (25.00%) Classic ASP
12 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (20.83%) XML
14 4 (16.67%) MS Office
14 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
14 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) TestLink
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) DBA
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Administrator
5 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) GIS Developer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) Classic ASP
5 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) PHP
3 12 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) ESRI
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