The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 62 81 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6  
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.45% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 0.62% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +64.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,500 £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 409 483 476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 66.07% 60.45% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 385 469 415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Southampton

VB
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for VB in Southampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (50.00%) Information Management
4 5 (50.00%) JasperReports
4 5 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) C
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) 3G
1 2 (20.00%) 4G
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (50.00%) JasperReports
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Business Developer
5 2 (20.00%) DBA
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Database Security
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) VB6
4 4 (40.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) Pascal
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Acronis
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware