The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 109 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 0.99% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.73% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 36
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £31,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1029 1154 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 56.91% 57.19% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1024 944
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,100
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

VB Salary Trend in Bristol

VB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB.

1 42 (80.77%) C#
2 41 (78.85%) .NET
3 38 (73.08%) SQL
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
5 22 (42.31%) XML
5 22 (42.31%) VB6
6 20 (38.46%) MVC
6 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET
9 15 (28.85%) Windows
9 15 (28.85%) VBScript
10 14 (26.92%) CSS
11 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 13 (25.00%) WCF
12 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
12 10 (19.23%) Classic ASP
12 10 (19.23%) Driving Licence
13 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.38%) IIS
15 7 (13.46%) Unix
15 7 (13.46%) ITIL
15 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (11.54%) MS Office
17 5 (9.62%) MySQL
17 5 (9.62%) C++
17 5 (9.62%) PHP
17 5 (9.62%) OOP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) Drupal
4 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.85%) OpenROAD
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (1.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.62%) MS Access
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
4 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.85%) Back Office
1 2 (3.85%) Banking
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) International Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (17.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (17.31%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Applications Support
7 7 (13.46%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior SQL Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (9.62%) Graduate
9 5 (9.62%) Implementation Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
10 4 (7.69%) Junior
10 4 (7.69%) VB Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) XML
3 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.92%) CSS
5 13 (25.00%) WCF
6 10 (19.23%) Classic ASP
7 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.62%) XSLT
8 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET
8 4 (7.69%) COM+
8 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) LAMP
8 4 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.85%) HTML
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.92%) HTML5
10 1 (1.92%) LINQ
10 1 (1.92%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) MVC
2 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Data Mapping
4 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.62%) OOP
4 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.62%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Data Governance
6 3 (5.77%) Data Management
6 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (5.77%) Line Management
6 3 (5.77%) Master Data Management
6 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) C#
2 38 (73.08%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) VB6
4 18 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) VBScript
6 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.62%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.77%) Java
10 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (1.92%) Python
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) MCSA
1 4 (7.69%) MCSE
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) CA
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) FrontRange
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
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