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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 154 177 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -62
Permanent jobs citing VB 87 71 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.63% 1.22% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 2.20% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 124
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 £22,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £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
3010 3233 3358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.41% 55.33% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 2787 2895
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 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 28 May 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 +11 23 £45,000 +47.54% 4
Wiltshire +17 18 £40,000 +12.67%
Bristol -4 18 £36,250 -16.66% 2
Somerset 0 12 £43,000 +126.31% 2
Dorset +19 8 £34,000 +36.00% 2
Devon -3 7 £32,500 -5.79%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 173 (69.48%) C#
2 160 (64.26%) .NET
3 158 (63.45%) SQL Server
4 122 (49.00%) SQL
5 98 (39.36%) Microsoft
6 95 (38.15%) ASP.NET
7 92 (36.95%) Windows
8 82 (32.93%) C++
9 77 (30.92%) VB6
10 70 (28.11%) XML
11 65 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (25.30%) MVC
12 63 (25.30%) HTML
13 61 (24.50%) JavaScript
14 54 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 54 (21.69%) MS Excel
15 53 (21.29%) WCF
16 51 (20.48%) Unix
17 50 (20.08%) Degree
18 49 (19.68%) Java
19 48 (19.28%) Visual Studio
19 48 (19.28%) Android
20 47 (18.88%) VB.NET
21 44 (17.67%) IIS
21 44 (17.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 44 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 42 (16.87%) .NET Framework
23 41 (16.47%) Software Engineering
24 39 (15.66%) PHP
25 38 (15.26%) T-SQL

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 44 (17.67%) IIS
2 29 (11.65%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.63%) Apache
3 19 (7.63%) Drupal
4 16 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.61%) OpenROAD
5 4 (1.61%) SAS
5 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 54 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (6.02%) SAP Business One
2 11 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.61%) Visualfiles
4 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.80%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.40%) Exstream
6 1 (0.40%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
3 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) DHCP
2 6 (2.41%) DNS
3 5 (2.01%) Intranet
3 5 (2.01%) LAN
3 5 (2.01%) SAN
3 5 (2.01%) WAN
3 5 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.61%) FTP
5 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 3 (1.20%) IPv4
5 3 (1.20%) NAS
5 3 (1.20%) VoIP
6 2 (0.80%) PPP
6 2 (0.80%) SSL
6 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.40%) HTTP
7 1 (0.40%) SMS
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (63.45%) SQL Server
2 54 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.83%) MS Access
4 17 (6.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.02%) MySQL
9 10 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (3.21%) Big Data
12 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (2.41%) SSDT
14 5 (2.01%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.61%) OLTP
15 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 48 (19.28%) Visual Studio
2 44 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.02%) NUnit
4 14 (5.62%) Moq
4 14 (5.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.81%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.81%) RSpec
5 7 (2.81%) Selenium
6 5 (2.01%) FinalBuilder
6 5 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.20%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.20%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.80%) JIRA
8 2 (0.80%) Subversion
9 1 (0.40%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.40%) VisualSVN
General
1 19 (7.63%) Finance
2 18 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.21%) Marketing
4 6 (2.41%) Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Electronics
5 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.61%) Back Office
6 4 (1.61%) Law
6 4 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Local Government
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) International Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (59.04%) Developer
2 79 (31.73%) .NET Developer
3 55 (22.09%) C# Developer
4 47 (18.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (15.66%) Analyst
6 30 (12.05%) Software Developer
7 29 (11.65%) SQL Developer
8 28 (11.24%) Applications Support
9 27 (10.84%) Support Analyst
10 26 (10.44%) VB Developer
11 21 (8.43%) Applications Support Analyst
11 21 (8.43%) Senior Developer
12 20 (8.03%) Test Engineer
13 19 (7.63%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (7.63%) Team Leader
14 18 (7.23%) Development Team Leader
15 16 (6.43%) Software Test Engineer
16 15 (6.02%) VB.NET Developer
17 13 (5.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (64.26%) .NET
2 95 (38.15%) ASP.NET
3 70 (28.11%) XML
4 63 (25.30%) HTML
5 53 (21.29%) WCF
6 42 (16.87%) .NET Framework
7 30 (12.05%) HTML5
7 30 (12.05%) WinForms
8 27 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (10.44%) Web Services
10 24 (9.64%) ADO.NET
10 24 (9.64%) COM+
11 22 (8.84%) jQuery
12 20 (8.03%) CSS
13 18 (7.23%) Classic ASP
14 17 (6.83%) Entity Framework
14 17 (6.83%) J2EE
15 16 (6.43%) WPF
16 15 (6.02%) COM
17 14 (5.62%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.62%) iPhone
1 14 (5.62%) Streaming Music
2 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.02%) Driving Licence
2 10 (4.02%) User Experience
3 7 (2.81%) Internet of Things
3 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.20%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (0.80%) CMDB
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.80%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.80%) Replication
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.80%) W3C
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.95%) Windows
2 51 (20.48%) Unix
3 48 (19.28%) Android
4 30 (12.05%) Apple iOS
5 26 (10.44%) Linux
6 8 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.30%) MVC
3 41 (16.47%) Software Engineering
4 38 (15.26%) TDD
5 26 (10.44%) Mentoring
6 25 (10.04%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (8.84%) ITIL
7 22 (8.84%) OO
7 22 (8.84%) Scrum
8 21 (8.43%) BDD
9 20 (8.03%) Web Application Development
10 18 (7.23%) SDLC
11 17 (6.83%) MVVM
12 16 (6.43%) Analytics
12 16 (6.43%) Data Analytics
13 14 (5.62%) Kanban
13 14 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.42%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.42%) System Testing
14 11 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (69.48%) C#
2 122 (49.00%) SQL
3 82 (32.93%) C++
4 77 (30.92%) VB6
5 61 (24.50%) JavaScript
6 49 (19.68%) Java
7 47 (18.88%) VB.NET
8 39 (15.66%) PHP
9 38 (15.26%) T-SQL
10 31 (12.45%) Python
11 24 (9.64%) VBScript
12 22 (8.84%) Perl
12 22 (8.84%) VC++
13 19 (7.63%) PowerShell
14 17 (6.83%) C
15 11 (4.42%) Objective-C
16 10 (4.02%) VBA
17 7 (2.81%) Bash Shell
17 7 (2.81%) Shell Script
18 6 (2.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 50 (20.08%) Degree
2 44 (17.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (12.05%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.24%) DV Cleared
4 23 (9.24%) MCSE
5 18 (7.23%) MCTS
6 16 (6.43%) MCPD
7 13 (5.22%) MCSD
8 11 (4.42%) PhD
9 10 (4.02%) MCSA
10 7 (2.81%) ISEB
11 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) CCNA
12 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.20%) HND
12 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.20%) MCP
12 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.80%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.80%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) OpenView
2 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 98 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.23%) SAP
3 17 (6.83%) Oracle
4 7 (2.81%) CA
4 7 (2.81%) HP
5 5 (2.01%) Dell
5 5 (2.01%) VMware
6 4 (1.61%) Apple
6 4 (1.61%) FrontRange
6 4 (1.61%) Sybase
7 3 (1.20%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (1.20%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.80%) Infor
8 2 (0.80%) Juniper
8 2 (0.80%) Sophos
8 2 (0.80%) Sun
8 2 (0.80%) Veeam
9 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago