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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 163 179 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -68
Permanent jobs citing VB 88 65 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.07% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 1.96% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 77 62 133
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £20,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
3137 3315 3270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.99% 54.56% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2672 2820 2825
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +8 21 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Bristol +1 19 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Wiltshire 0 13 £40,000 +13.47%
Somerset +3 12 £43,000 +56.36% 2
Dorset +19 11 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Devon +4 11 £32,500 -9.72% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 187 (71.37%) C#
2 176 (67.18%) .NET
3 170 (64.89%) SQL Server
4 129 (49.24%) SQL
5 107 (40.84%) Windows
6 106 (40.46%) Microsoft
7 96 (36.64%) ASP.NET
8 77 (29.39%) VB6
9 76 (29.01%) C++
10 71 (27.10%) XML
11 67 (25.57%) MVC
12 66 (25.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (25.19%) JavaScript
13 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
14 63 (24.05%) HTML
14 63 (24.05%) Degree
15 62 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (21.76%) WCF
17 56 (21.37%) Unix
18 54 (20.61%) VB.NET
18 54 (20.61%) Visual Studio
18 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (19.08%) PHP
20 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
20 49 (18.70%) Android
21 46 (17.56%) IIS
21 46 (17.56%) Software Engineering
22 45 (17.18%) Java
22 45 (17.18%) Team Foundation Server
23 41 (15.65%) 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 46 (17.56%) IIS
2 31 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 27 (10.31%) Apache
4 26 (9.92%) Drupal
5 16 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.15%) OpenROAD
7 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.38%) Node.js
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (6.87%) SAP Business One
2 9 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.53%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.76%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Exstream
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.53%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.20%) DHCP
1 11 (4.20%) DNS
2 10 (3.82%) Internet
3 9 (3.44%) SAN
3 9 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.67%) FTP
4 7 (2.67%) LAN
4 7 (2.67%) WAN
5 6 (2.29%) Firewall
5 6 (2.29%) Intranet
6 5 (1.91%) IPv4
6 5 (1.91%) NAS
6 5 (1.91%) VoIP
7 4 (1.53%) PPP
7 4 (1.53%) SSL
8 3 (1.15%) HTTP
9 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.38%) VPN
10 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (64.89%) SQL Server
2 66 (25.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (15.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (7.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (6.87%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.34%) MS Access
7 14 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.20%) MySQL
9 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (2.67%) Big Data
12 7 (2.67%) SSDT
13 4 (1.53%) OLTP
13 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (20.61%) Visual Studio
2 45 (17.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.73%) NUnit
4 14 (5.34%) Moq
4 14 (5.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.29%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.29%) RSpec
5 6 (2.29%) Selenium
6 4 (1.53%) Ranorex
6 4 (1.53%) TestComplete
7 3 (1.15%) JIRA
7 3 (1.15%) Subversion
8 2 (0.76%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.38%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (0.38%) VisualSVN
9 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (6.87%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.67%) Marketing
4 6 (2.29%) Legal
5 5 (1.91%) Banking
5 5 (1.91%) Local Government
6 4 (1.53%) Electronics
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) International Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (60.31%) Developer
2 82 (31.30%) .NET Developer
3 56 (21.37%) C# Developer
4 46 (17.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (13.36%) Analyst
6 33 (12.60%) SQL Developer
7 32 (12.21%) Software Developer
8 28 (10.69%) Applications Support
9 27 (10.31%) VB Developer
10 26 (9.92%) Team Leader
11 24 (9.16%) Support Analyst
12 23 (8.78%) Development Team Leader
13 22 (8.40%) Applications Support Analyst
13 22 (8.40%) Senior Developer
14 19 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (6.87%) Test Engineer
15 18 (6.87%) VB.NET Developer
16 14 (5.34%) Software Test Engineer
17 13 (4.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (67.18%) .NET
2 96 (36.64%) ASP.NET
3 71 (27.10%) XML
4 63 (24.05%) HTML
5 57 (21.76%) WCF
6 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
7 34 (12.98%) WinForms
8 32 (12.21%) HTML5
9 27 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (9.92%) Web Services
11 24 (9.16%) CSS
12 23 (8.78%) jQuery
13 22 (8.40%) ADO.NET
13 22 (8.40%) COM+
14 18 (6.87%) COM
14 18 (6.87%) Entity Framework
15 17 (6.49%) Classic ASP
16 16 (6.11%) J2EE
16 16 (6.11%) WPF
17 14 (5.34%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.34%) iPhone
1 14 (5.34%) Streaming Music
2 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.82%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.82%) User Experience
4 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.29%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.91%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.53%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.53%) Replication
7 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.15%) W3C
9 2 (0.76%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 107 (40.84%) Windows
2 56 (21.37%) Unix
3 49 (18.70%) Android
4 34 (12.98%) Linux
5 31 (11.83%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.76%) Solaris
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.57%) MVC
2 62 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.56%) Software Engineering
4 37 (14.12%) TDD
5 28 (10.69%) Mentoring
6 26 (9.92%) ITIL
7 24 (9.16%) Scrum
8 22 (8.40%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (8.40%) OO
8 22 (8.40%) Web Application Development
9 20 (7.63%) BDD
10 17 (6.49%) MVVM
11 16 (6.11%) Web Development
12 15 (5.73%) Analytics
12 15 (5.73%) Data Analytics
13 14 (5.34%) Kanban
13 14 (5.34%) SDLC
14 13 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.58%) System Testing
16 11 (4.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 187 (71.37%) C#
2 129 (49.24%) SQL
3 77 (29.39%) VB6
4 76 (29.01%) C++
5 66 (25.19%) JavaScript
6 54 (20.61%) VB.NET
7 50 (19.08%) PHP
8 45 (17.18%) Java
9 40 (15.27%) T-SQL
10 29 (11.07%) Python
11 28 (10.69%) VBScript
12 24 (9.16%) PowerShell
13 21 (8.02%) VC++
14 20 (7.63%) Perl
15 16 (6.11%) C
16 10 (3.82%) Objective-C
17 9 (3.44%) VBA
18 7 (2.67%) Bash Shell
18 7 (2.67%) Shell Script
19 6 (2.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (24.05%) Degree
2 54 (20.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (10.69%) MCSE
4 27 (10.31%) Security Cleared
5 23 (8.78%) MCTS
6 21 (8.02%) DV Cleared
7 19 (7.25%) MCPD
7 19 (7.25%) MCSD
8 11 (4.20%) PhD
9 10 (3.82%) MCSA
10 6 (2.29%) ISEB
11 5 (1.91%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.91%) HND
11 5 (1.91%) MCP
11 5 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.53%) CCA
12 4 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) QA
1 6 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.53%) XenApp
3 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.91%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.38%) OpenView
2 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 106 (40.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.63%) SAP
3 11 (4.20%) HP
4 10 (3.82%) Oracle
5 9 (3.44%) Dell
5 9 (3.44%) VMware
6 6 (2.29%) CA
7 5 (1.91%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (1.91%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (1.53%) Apple
8 4 (1.53%) Citrix
8 4 (1.53%) Sophos
8 4 (1.53%) Veeam
9 3 (1.15%) FrontRange
9 3 (1.15%) Infor
9 3 (1.15%) Sybase
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco
10 2 (0.76%) Juniper
10 2 (0.76%) Sun
11 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum, Benefits Appealing benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26500 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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