The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 157 124 80
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -44
Permanent jobs citing VB 86 115 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.87% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.27% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 155
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,115 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3394 3514 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.76% 57.18% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2936 3021 2726
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,975 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VB Salary Trend in the South West

VB
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in the South West

VB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -13 20 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -29 19 £37,500 - 1
Bristol -13 17 £44,250 +33.08% 4
Devon +1 15 £38,000 +7.04% 1
Somerset +14 6 £34,500 -12.65%
Dorset -7 6 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Cornwall - 3 £38,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 105 (69.54%) C#
2 103 (68.21%) SQL
3 97 (64.24%) .NET
4 89 (58.94%) SQL Server
5 58 (38.41%) HTML
6 52 (34.44%) ASP.NET
7 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
8 43 (28.48%) C++
9 41 (27.15%) Finance
9 41 (27.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (25.83%) MVC
11 38 (25.17%) T-SQL
11 38 (25.17%) Web Services
12 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (20.53%) .NET Framework
13 31 (20.53%) Windows
13 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
14 30 (19.87%) Java
15 29 (19.21%) VB.NET
15 29 (19.21%) Visual Studio
16 25 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (15.89%) VB6
18 23 (15.23%) XML
18 23 (15.23%) HTML5
19 22 (14.57%) Oracle
19 22 (14.57%) PHP
20 21 (13.91%) VBScript
20 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (13.25%) LINQ
22 19 (12.58%) WPF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.27%) IIS
2 6 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.31%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.31%) Confluence
4 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.65%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Office
2 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.99%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Changepoint
2 4 (2.65%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.32%) HFM
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.62%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) DNS
2 5 (3.31%) DHCP
3 4 (2.65%) SMTP
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) Intranet
5 2 (1.32%) SAN
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) DMZ
6 1 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (58.94%) SQL Server
2 41 (27.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (4.64%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.64%) SSDT
9 6 (3.97%) MySQL
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.66%) DTS
12 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.30%) JIRA
4 7 (4.64%) Subversion
5 5 (3.31%) Bugzilla
5 5 (3.31%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.65%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.99%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (27.15%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
4 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.65%) Law
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.32%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (66.23%) Developer
2 43 (28.48%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.54%) Software Developer
4 27 (17.88%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (11.26%) Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) SQL Developer
8 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (8.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Graduate
10 9 (5.96%) Junior
10 9 (5.96%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Administrator
12 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) DBA
12 7 (4.64%) SQL DBA
13 6 (3.97%) Junior .NET Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (64.24%) .NET
2 58 (38.41%) HTML
3 52 (34.44%) ASP.NET
4 38 (25.17%) Web Services
5 31 (20.53%) .NET Framework
6 23 (15.23%) XML
6 23 (15.23%) HTML5
7 20 (13.25%) LINQ
8 19 (12.58%) WPF
9 17 (11.26%) CSS
10 15 (9.93%) jQuery
11 14 (9.27%) WSDL
12 13 (8.61%) XSLT
12 13 (8.61%) XHTML
12 13 (8.61%) WCF
13 12 (7.95%) XML Schema
13 12 (7.95%) SOAP
13 12 (7.95%) XSL
14 11 (7.28%) WinForms
14 11 (7.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.97%) GIS
3 5 (3.31%) Wiki
4 4 (2.65%) iPhone
4 4 (2.65%) Copywriting
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) EPoS
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.53%) Windows
2 10 (6.62%) Android
3 9 (5.96%) Linux
4 7 (4.64%) UNIX
5 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.31%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) MVC
2 34 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.60%) Performance Testing
4 15 (9.93%) TDD
5 13 (8.61%) Scrum
5 13 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.95%) SDLC
6 12 (7.95%) OO
7 11 (7.28%) Load Testing
7 11 (7.28%) Coaching
8 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.96%) Content Management
10 8 (5.30%) Migration
10 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.30%) OOP
10 8 (5.30%) Project Management
10 8 (5.30%) MVVM
10 8 (5.30%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (4.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (69.54%) C#
2 103 (68.21%) SQL
3 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 43 (28.48%) C++
5 38 (25.17%) T-SQL
6 30 (19.87%) Java
7 29 (19.21%) VB.NET
8 24 (15.89%) VB6
9 22 (14.57%) PHP
10 21 (13.91%) VBScript
11 16 (10.60%) C
12 10 (6.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (5.30%) VBA
14 6 (3.97%) Perl
15 5 (3.31%) Ruby
16 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
16 4 (2.65%) Delphi
17 3 (1.99%) XAML
18 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
18 2 (1.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.30%) ISEB
4 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.65%) MCP
7 3 (1.99%) MCPD
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) HND
8 1 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.66%) MCSA
8 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) OpenView
1 1 (0.66%) Nagios
1 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
1 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.66%) OPNET
1 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.66%) WSUS
1 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 31 (20.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.57%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) Citrix
4 6 (3.97%) Google
5 5 (3.31%) Trapeze
6 4 (2.65%) VMware
6 4 (2.65%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.65%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) ESRI
8 2 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) NetApp
9 1 (0.66%) Juniper
9 1 (0.66%) CA
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec
9 1 (0.66%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) Sophos
9 1 (0.66%) Riverbed
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tavistock, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago