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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.94% 1.95% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 3.99% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 14
Average salary £33,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
447 476 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 52.71% 48.97% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 377 440 442
Average salary £37,750 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 7 May 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) VB.NET
6 9 (50.00%) Classic ASP
6 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) MS Access
8 6 (33.33%) PHP
8 6 (33.33%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 4 (22.22%) Office 365
10 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (16.67%) WordPress
11 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (16.67%) TestLink
11 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSDE
3 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) TestLink
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) GIS Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) Classic ASP
4 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) VB.NET
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) ESRI
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