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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.33% 1.29% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 2.52% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 17
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
383 436 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.86% 51.05% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 331 399 482
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) Classic ASP
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
6 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Capita
6 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) TestLink
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Developer
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
8 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Classic ASP
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
1 4 (23.53%) Capita
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £37k
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