The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 79 73 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.91% 1.98% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 3.64% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,600 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
451 495 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 51.31% 54.34% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 415 470 470
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Hampshire

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 24 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) C#
3 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (88.00%) IIS
5 19 (76.00%) CSS
5 19 (76.00%) HTML
6 18 (72.00%) Time Management
7 15 (60.00%) LINQ
8 10 (40.00%) MVC
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) Android
10 7 (28.00%) HTML5
10 7 (28.00%) Android Development
11 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 3 (12.00%) Java
13 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
13 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
13 3 (12.00%) jQuery
13 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (8.00%) Qt
14 2 (8.00%) WPF
14 2 (8.00%) Logistics
14 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
14 2 (8.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (88.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Junior Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Junior
3 11 (44.00%) Applications Developer
4 10 (40.00%) Business Developer
5 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (28.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 5 (20.00%) Junior Applications Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) LINQ
4 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.00%) Qt
7 2 (8.00%) WPF
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) W3C
1 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Time Management
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Android Development
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) SEO
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Sage