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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 78
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.67% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.07% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Median salary - £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 347 466 394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 61.09% 62.80% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 329 444 339
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) JBoss
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) VB6
4 5 (55.56%) Information Management
4 5 (55.56%) JasperReports
4 5 (55.56%) Android
4 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone

VB
Co-occurring 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 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (55.56%) JasperReports
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) VB Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Administrator
5 2 (22.22%) Business Developer
5 2 (22.22%) DBA
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Junior
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Database Security
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) VB6
4 4 (44.44%) C
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Pascal
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Acronis
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) VMware