The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Devon
Rank 38 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.26% 6.38% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 8.14% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 8
Median salary £33,500 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,175
10% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £40,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
235 221 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 66.76% 78.37% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 208 185 220
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,360 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VB
Salary Trend in Devon

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

VB Salary Trend in Devon

VB
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +9 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Paignton - 2 £36,250 -
Exeter -18 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Newton Abbot - 1 £30,000 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Devon region with a requirement for VB.

1 26 (89.66%) Visual Studio
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) VBScript
4 15 (51.72%) MS Office
4 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) Windows XP
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) Windows 8
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (41.38%) C#
7 11 (37.93%) VBA
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
10 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
10 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
11 6 (20.69%) ERP
11 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (17.24%) Ethernet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
1 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.90%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (89.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) IT Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Developer
3 11 (37.93%) IT Support
3 11 (37.93%) IT Support Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) Support Analyst
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) VB Scripter
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Server Support
7 2 (6.90%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
1 15 (51.72%) Windows 8
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2012
1 15 (51.72%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) ERP
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) VBScript
3 12 (41.38%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) VBA
5 3 (10.34%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi
6 2 (6.90%) VC++
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Veeam
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle