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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South West
Rank 161 93 161
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +68
Permanent jobs citing VB 67 174 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 3.17% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 5.54% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 171 85
Median salary £40,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,823 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2869 3139 3322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.77% 57.25% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2408 2755 2936
Median salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 17 January 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 17 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
Devon -2 18 £35,000 -9.09%
Dorset +18 14 £40,000 +17.64%
Gloucestershire -43 12 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Wiltshire -10 8 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Bristol -16 7 £40,000 -
Somerset -29 5 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.

1 76 (55.07%) C#
2 59 (42.75%) .NET
3 55 (39.86%) SQL
3 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
4 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (31.16%) Software Engineering
6 42 (30.43%) C++
7 39 (28.26%) Security Cleared
8 38 (27.54%) Windows
9 37 (26.81%) Unix
10 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
11 34 (24.64%) Java
12 32 (23.19%) Python
13 31 (22.46%) Perl
14 29 (21.01%) VBScript
15 28 (20.29%) Visual Studio
15 28 (20.29%) OO
15 28 (20.29%) Degree
15 28 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (19.57%) XML
17 26 (18.84%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (18.12%) C
18 25 (18.12%) HTML
19 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
20 22 (15.94%) VB.NET
20 22 (15.94%) DV Cleared
20 22 (15.94%) Android
20 22 (15.94%) Apple iOS
21 21 (15.22%) MS Office
22 19 (13.77%) J2EE

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 9 (6.52%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Office
2 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.45%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.45%) CATIA
3 2 (1.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.90%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 2 (1.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.72%) IaaS
1 1 (0.72%) PaaS
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.62%) SNMP
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.45%) RS-232
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (5.07%) MySQL
7 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.17%) QlikView
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.72%) Redis
10 1 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.35%) MSI
3 5 (3.62%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.17%) JIRA
5 3 (2.17%) Subversion
5 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.45%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.72%) Moq
7 1 (0.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.72%) RSpec
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.70%) Games
1 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.80%) Electronics
3 8 (5.80%) Finance
4 5 (3.62%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Developer
2 33 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 26 (18.84%) Analyst
5 23 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 21 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (13.77%) Software Test Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) VB Developer
9 14 (10.14%) IT Analyst
10 13 (9.42%) Software Developer
11 12 (8.70%) Consultant
11 12 (8.70%) Software Consultant
11 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
11 12 (8.70%) Test Consultant
12 10 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (7.25%) IT Support
12 10 (7.25%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (6.52%) Android Developer
13 9 (6.52%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (42.75%) .NET
2 27 (19.57%) XML
3 25 (18.12%) HTML
4 19 (13.77%) J2EE
5 17 (12.32%) CSS
6 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.87%) Entity Framework
7 15 (10.87%) jQuery
8 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.70%) Java EE
8 12 (8.70%) STL
9 10 (7.25%) WCF
10 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (5.07%) Classic ASP
11 7 (5.07%) WPF
12 5 (3.62%) JSON
13 4 (2.90%) Ajax
13 4 (2.90%) Web Services
13 4 (2.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.07%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) e-Health
7 3 (2.17%) User Experience
8 2 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.45%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.45%) Physics
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) Windows
2 37 (26.81%) Unix
3 22 (15.94%) Android
3 22 (15.94%) Apple iOS
4 19 (13.77%) Linux
5 16 (11.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (10.14%) Windows 8
6 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.07%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) Software Engineering
3 28 (20.29%) OO
4 26 (18.84%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (11.59%) Analytics
6 15 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 14 (10.14%) MVC
8 13 (9.42%) Coaching
8 13 (9.42%) Data Analytics
8 13 (9.42%) Multithreading
9 12 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
10 11 (7.97%) ITIL
11 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.25%) OOP
12 9 (6.52%) Migration
12 9 (6.52%) Scrum
12 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.07%) C#
2 55 (39.86%) SQL
3 42 (30.43%) C++
4 34 (24.64%) Java
5 32 (23.19%) Python
6 31 (22.46%) Perl
7 29 (21.01%) VBScript
8 25 (18.12%) C
9 22 (15.94%) VB.NET
10 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
11 13 (9.42%) VBA
12 12 (8.70%) Objective-C
13 11 (7.97%) VB6
14 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.90%) PHP
16 3 (2.17%) Assembly Language
16 3 (2.17%) Delphi
16 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 3 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.29%) Degree
3 22 (15.94%) DV Cleared
4 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.70%) CCNA
5 12 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.70%) CISSP
5 12 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (8.70%) GIAC
5 12 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (8.70%) MCSE
5 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (8.70%) SANS
5 12 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
5 12 (8.70%) SSCP
6 6 (4.35%) PhD
7 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.62%) vSphere
5 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (3.62%) Nagios
2 5 (3.62%) OpenView
2 5 (3.62%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) VMware
3 9 (6.52%) Xamarin
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 7 (5.07%) SAP
5 6 (4.35%) HP
6 5 (3.62%) BMC
6 5 (3.62%) Compuware
6 5 (3.62%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) CA
7 4 (2.90%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.90%) Nimsoft
7 4 (2.90%) Veeam
8 3 (2.17%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (1.45%) Epicor
10 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.72%) Google
10 1 (0.72%) PayPal
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