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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South West
Rank 192 113 179
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +66
Permanent jobs citing VB 48 162 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 2.81% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 4.97% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 157 67
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,225 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
2954 3262 3257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 58.08% 56.68% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2790 2877
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
Gloucestershire -33 12 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Dorset +22 9 £42,500 +25.00%
Devon -14 9 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Bristol -19 8 £36,250 +7.40% 4
Wiltshire -7 3 £25,000 -20.63%
Somerset -24 3 £36,000 -12.72% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.

1 70 (57.38%) C#
2 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
3 54 (44.26%) .NET
3 54 (44.26%) SQL
4 36 (29.51%) Windows
5 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
6 34 (27.87%) C++
7 31 (25.41%) Visual Studio
7 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
10 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (21.31%) VBScript
12 25 (20.49%) VB.NET
12 25 (20.49%) Java
12 25 (20.49%) Unix
13 22 (18.03%) XML
13 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
14 21 (17.21%) OO
15 20 (16.39%) Python
15 20 (16.39%) Perl
15 20 (16.39%) Android
15 20 (16.39%) Apple iOS
16 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
16 19 (15.57%) HTML
16 19 (15.57%) MS Office
17 18 (14.75%) C
17 18 (14.75%) Degree
17 18 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
17 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (9.84%) IIS
2 8 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.46%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) FileNet
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Office
2 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.64%) CATIA
3 2 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (3.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (1.64%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Internet
2 5 (4.10%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.10%) SNMP
2 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.64%) PBX
3 2 (1.64%) RS-232
3 2 (1.64%) VPN
4 1 (0.82%) Firewall
4 1 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.20%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (5.74%) MySQL
7 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.46%) QlikView
9 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.82%) DTS
11 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (25.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) MSI
2 3 (2.46%) Subversion
2 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.64%) AccuRev
3 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.64%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.64%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.82%) Moq
4 1 (0.82%) MSTest
4 1 (0.82%) NUnit
4 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.02%) Electronics
2 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Games
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Developer
2 31 (25.41%) .NET Developer
3 29 (23.77%) Analyst
4 22 (18.03%) C# Developer
5 20 (16.39%) Test Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (13.93%) IT Analyst
7 17 (13.93%) Support Analyst
7 17 (13.93%) VB Developer
8 14 (11.48%) Software Developer
9 13 (10.66%) IT Support
9 13 (10.66%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (9.84%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (9.02%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (7.38%) Android Developer
13 9 (7.38%) iOS Android Developer
13 9 (7.38%) iOS Developer
13 9 (7.38%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.26%) .NET
2 22 (18.03%) XML
3 19 (15.57%) HTML
4 16 (13.11%) .NET Framework
5 15 (12.30%) Entity Framework
6 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.66%) J2EE
8 12 (9.84%) CSS
9 10 (8.20%) jQuery
10 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.38%) WCF
11 8 (6.56%) WPF
12 7 (5.74%) Java EE
12 7 (5.74%) STL
13 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.92%) JSON
14 5 (4.10%) Classic ASP
14 5 (4.10%) WinForms
15 3 (2.46%) Ajax
15 3 (2.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.20%) Driving Licence
4 9 (7.38%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.28%) e-Health
7 3 (2.46%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.64%) User Experience
9 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) NHS
9 1 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.51%) Windows
2 25 (20.49%) Unix
3 20 (16.39%) Android
3 20 (16.39%) Apple iOS
4 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
5 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.30%) Windows 8
6 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.30%) Windows XP
7 13 (10.66%) Linux
8 7 (5.74%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.64%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.21%) OO
4 18 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (11.48%) Analytics
6 12 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.02%) Data Analytics
7 11 (9.02%) ITIL
7 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.02%) MVC
8 10 (8.20%) Scrum
9 8 (6.56%) ERP
9 8 (6.56%) Migration
9 8 (6.56%) OOP
9 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.74%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.74%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.38%) C#
2 54 (44.26%) SQL
3 34 (27.87%) C++
4 26 (21.31%) VBScript
5 25 (20.49%) Java
5 25 (20.49%) VB.NET
6 20 (16.39%) Perl
6 20 (16.39%) Python
7 18 (14.75%) C
8 16 (13.11%) VBA
9 14 (11.48%) VB6
10 13 (10.66%) JavaScript
11 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
11 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
12 7 (5.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.46%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.46%) PHP
13 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.46%) VC++
14 2 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.75%) Degree
3 15 (12.30%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.74%) CCNA
6 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.74%) CISSP
6 7 (5.74%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (5.74%) GIAC
6 7 (5.74%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (5.74%) MCSE
6 7 (5.74%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (5.74%) SANS
6 7 (5.74%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (5.74%) SSCP
7 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.46%) PhD
9 1 (0.82%) ISEB
9 1 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.10%) vSphere
4 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (4.10%) Nagios
1 5 (4.10%) OpenView
1 5 (4.10%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.10%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) VMware
3 9 (7.38%) HP
3 9 (7.38%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) SAP
3 9 (7.38%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.10%) BMC
4 5 (4.10%) Compuware
4 5 (4.10%) IBM
5 4 (3.28%) CA
5 4 (3.28%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.28%) Nimsoft
5 4 (3.28%) Veeam
6 3 (2.46%) Logi
6 3 (2.46%) Logi Analytics
7 2 (1.64%) arcserve
7 2 (1.64%) Citrix
7 2 (1.64%) Dell
7 2 (1.64%) Epicor
7 2 (1.64%) Webroot
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