The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.92% 12.66% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 18.83% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 34
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Winchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
150 154 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 72.12% 67.25% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 147 151 124
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

VB
Salary Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Winchester region.

VB Salary Trend in Winchester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MCAD
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) COM
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) COM
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCAD
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle