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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.02% 0.57% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 1.13% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £34,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
505 444 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.27% 50.40% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 464 414 411
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 February 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) MS Access
5 12 (57.14%) PHP
5 12 (57.14%) Degree
6 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
6 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
7 10 (47.62%) Windows
7 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
7 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (47.62%) Office 365
8 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 8 (38.10%) C#
9 8 (38.10%) HTML
9 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
9 8 (38.10%) CSS
10 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
11 5 (23.81%) XML
12 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
12 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
12 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (14.29%) WordPress
13 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) MS Access
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) TestLink
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) DBA
2 10 (47.62%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) GIS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) PHP
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
5 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) ESRI
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