Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 85 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.78% 0.15% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 0.26% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 4
Portsmouth median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +36.36% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £45,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,856
% change year-on-year -17.65% +12.27% -5.36%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 391 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 59.32% 57.58% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 350 355 382
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,844 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -5.88%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Portsmouth

VB
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for VB in Portsmouth

VB
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Presales
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) XenServer
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) VMware

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) VB Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate C# Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) MFC
3 1 (8.33%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware