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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 148 163 114
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -49
Permanent jobs citing VB 90 88 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 1.47% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 2.58% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 121
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
2940 3405 3527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.04% 56.81% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2932 3009
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +5 26 £45,000 +42.85% 3
Wiltshire +24 23 £40,000 +12.67% 5
Bristol +16 18 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Somerset +3 12 £41,000 +20.58% 3
Dorset +17 7 £34,500 +6.15%
Devon -11 3 £32,500 -7.14%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.

1 139 (66.83%) C#
2 131 (62.98%) SQL Server
3 123 (59.13%) .NET
4 92 (44.23%) SQL
5 77 (37.02%) C++
5 77 (37.02%) ASP.NET
5 77 (37.02%) Microsoft
6 72 (34.62%) Windows
7 61 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (28.85%) VB6
9 52 (25.00%) HTML
10 51 (24.52%) MVC
11 50 (24.04%) XML
12 47 (22.60%) JavaScript
13 45 (21.63%) Java
14 42 (20.19%) Unix
15 41 (19.71%) WCF
16 40 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 39 (18.75%) TDD
18 38 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (18.27%) Android
19 37 (17.79%) VB.NET
20 36 (17.31%) Visual Studio
20 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
20 36 (17.31%) Degree
21 34 (16.35%) IIS
22 31 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (14.90%) T-SQL
23 30 (14.42%) Python
23 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (16.35%) IIS
2 21 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.29%) Apache
3 11 (5.29%) Drupal
4 10 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.40%) OpenROAD
5 5 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Office
3 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (6.25%) SAP Business One
2 12 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.92%) Exstream
3 4 (1.92%) Visualfiles
4 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.96%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.48%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) Internet
2 6 (2.88%) Intranet
3 3 (1.44%) LAN
3 3 (1.44%) WAN
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) FTP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.48%) RS-232
5 1 (0.48%) RS-485
5 1 (0.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (62.98%) SQL Server
2 38 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (6.25%) MS Access
6 12 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.81%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.33%) Big Data
9 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.88%) MySQL
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.44%) DTS
12 3 (1.44%) SSDT
13 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (17.31%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.17%) NUnit
4 16 (7.69%) Moq
4 16 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 8 (3.85%) RSpec
6 8 (3.85%) Selenium
7 6 (2.88%) FinalBuilder
7 6 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (2.40%) Ranorex
8 5 (2.40%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.96%) JIRA
9 2 (0.96%) Subversion
10 1 (0.48%) VisualSVN
General
1 18 (8.65%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.33%) Banking
4 7 (3.37%) Electronics
4 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.88%) Back Office
6 5 (2.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.92%) Law
8 3 (1.44%) Games
9 2 (0.96%) International Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 119 (57.21%) Developer
2 69 (33.17%) .NET Developer
3 47 (22.60%) C# Developer
4 42 (20.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (16.35%) Analyst
6 25 (12.02%) Software Developer
7 21 (10.10%) Support Analyst
7 21 (10.10%) VB Developer
8 20 (9.62%) Applications Support
8 20 (9.62%) SQL Developer
9 17 (8.17%) Test Engineer
10 16 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (7.21%) Senior Developer
12 14 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
13 13 (6.25%) Team Leader
14 9 (4.33%) Test Analyst
14 9 (4.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (59.13%) .NET
2 77 (37.02%) ASP.NET
3 52 (25.00%) HTML
4 50 (24.04%) XML
5 41 (19.71%) WCF
6 29 (13.94%) WinForms
7 27 (12.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (12.02%) .NET Framework
9 22 (10.58%) ADO.NET
9 22 (10.58%) COM+
9 22 (10.58%) HTML5
10 20 (9.62%) Web Services
11 19 (9.13%) WPF
12 18 (8.65%) jQuery
13 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 16 (7.69%) NHibernate
14 13 (6.25%) COM
14 13 (6.25%) J2EE
15 11 (5.29%) CSS
16 9 (4.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.69%) Streaming Music
2 11 (5.29%) iPhone
3 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.33%) User Experience
4 8 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 7 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.96%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.62%) Windows
2 42 (20.19%) Unix
3 38 (18.27%) Android
4 26 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 20 (9.62%) Linux
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) Solaris
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.52%) MVC
3 39 (18.75%) TDD
4 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering
5 29 (13.94%) Mentoring
6 24 (11.54%) BDD
7 23 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (10.58%) Scrum
9 19 (9.13%) MVVM
10 18 (8.65%) OO
10 18 (8.65%) Web Application Development
11 17 (8.17%) SDLC
12 16 (7.69%) Kanban
13 14 (6.73%) ITIL
13 14 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (6.25%) CRM
15 12 (5.77%) Analytics
15 12 (5.77%) Data Analytics
15 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (66.83%) C#
2 92 (44.23%) SQL
3 77 (37.02%) C++
4 60 (28.85%) VB6
5 47 (22.60%) JavaScript
6 45 (21.63%) Java
7 37 (17.79%) VB.NET
8 31 (14.90%) T-SQL
9 30 (14.42%) Python
10 24 (11.54%) PHP
11 21 (10.10%) VC++
12 19 (9.13%) Perl
13 16 (7.69%) C
14 12 (5.77%) VBScript
15 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
16 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
16 8 (3.85%) Objective-C
16 8 (3.85%) Shell Script
17 6 (2.88%) Delphi
18 5 (2.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (17.31%) Degree
2 31 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (13.46%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.10%) DV Cleared
5 15 (7.21%) MCSE
6 14 (6.73%) MCPD
7 13 (6.25%) MCTS
8 10 (4.81%) MCSD
9 8 (3.85%) ISEB
10 7 (3.37%) PhD
11 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.92%) CCNA
12 4 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.92%) MCSA
13 3 (1.44%) CISSP
13 3 (1.44%) GIAC
13 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (0.48%) Nagios
1 1 (0.48%) OpenView
1 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 77 (37.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.65%) Oracle
3 16 (7.69%) SAP
4 7 (3.37%) CA
5 5 (2.40%) FrontRange
5 5 (2.40%) HP
5 5 (2.40%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco
6 2 (0.96%) Juniper
6 2 (0.96%) Sun
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Brocade
7 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.48%) ESRI
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.48%) NetApp
7 1 (0.48%) Nokia
7 1 (0.48%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.48%) Telerik
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £40000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Easy commute from Swindon, Newbury, Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22.500 + benefits with bonus potential.
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago