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

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 153 121 143
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB 77 133 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 2.33% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 4.07% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 129 106
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,823 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2951 3265 3552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.42% 57.17% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2507 2825 3101
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Devon -3 26 £35,000 -12.50%
Gloucestershire -22 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Dorset +23 12 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire -3 11 £41,500 +27.69%
Bristol +7 8 £40,000 - 1
Somerset -28 6 £32,500 -18.75% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 80 (54.42%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) SQL
3 67 (45.58%) SQL Server
4 65 (44.22%) .NET
5 45 (30.61%) Windows
6 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
8 38 (25.85%) Software Engineering
9 36 (24.49%) Unix
9 36 (24.49%) C++
9 36 (24.49%) Security Cleared
10 33 (22.45%) Java
11 31 (21.09%) VBScript
12 30 (20.41%) HTML
12 30 (20.41%) Visual Studio
13 29 (19.73%) Python
13 29 (19.73%) Degree
14 28 (19.05%) Active Directory
15 27 (18.37%) Perl
16 26 (17.69%) ASP.NET
16 26 (17.69%) OO
16 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (16.33%) XML
17 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
17 24 (16.33%) C
18 23 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
19 22 (14.97%) MS Office
20 21 (14.29%) CSS
20 21 (14.29%) MVC
20 21 (14.29%) Windows Server

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 11 (7.48%) IIS
2 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.36%) OpenROAD
5 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) MS Office
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.36%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.36%) CATIA
3 2 (1.36%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.72%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (1.36%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.68%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) IaaS
1 1 (0.68%) PaaS
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Ethernet
1 5 (3.40%) Internet
1 5 (3.40%) SNMP
2 3 (2.04%) SAN
3 2 (1.36%) Firewall
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (1.36%) RS-232
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (45.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.80%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (6.12%) MySQL
7 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.04%) QlikView
10 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.36%) MS Access
12 1 (0.68%) DTS
12 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.08%) MSI
3 5 (3.40%) InstallShield
3 5 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Moq
4 3 (2.04%) NUnit
4 3 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.36%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.36%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.36%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.36%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.68%) RSpec
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.16%) Games
2 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Electronics
4 5 (3.40%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (34.01%) Developer
2 36 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.41%) Analyst
4 27 (18.37%) Test Engineer
5 21 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 20 (13.61%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) IT Analyst
7 14 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (8.16%) Consultant
9 12 (8.16%) DBA
9 12 (8.16%) Software Consultant
9 12 (8.16%) Test Consultant
10 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (7.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.48%) IT Support
10 11 (7.48%) Software Developer
11 10 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (6.80%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.22%) .NET
2 30 (20.41%) HTML
3 26 (17.69%) ASP.NET
4 24 (16.33%) XML
5 21 (14.29%) CSS
6 20 (13.61%) jQuery
7 19 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (10.20%) .NET Framework
8 15 (10.20%) Entity Framework
8 15 (10.20%) J2EE
9 13 (8.84%) WCF
10 12 (8.16%) Java EE
10 12 (8.16%) STL
11 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (4.76%) Classic ASP
13 6 (4.08%) Web Services
13 6 (4.08%) WPF
14 5 (3.40%) JSON
15 4 (2.72%) Ajax
15 4 (2.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.44%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) e-Health
5 4 (2.72%) User Experience
6 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.04%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.36%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.36%) Physics
8 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.61%) Windows
2 36 (24.49%) Unix
3 21 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.24%) Linux
5 16 (10.88%) Android
5 16 (10.88%) Apple iOS
6 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 14 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.36%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.85%) Software Engineering
3 26 (17.69%) OO
4 23 (15.65%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (14.29%) MVC
6 16 (10.88%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.52%) ITIL
7 14 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 13 (8.84%) Analytics
8 13 (8.84%) Coaching
9 12 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
10 11 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.48%) OOP
11 10 (6.80%) Data Analytics
11 10 (6.80%) Migration
11 10 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) SQL
3 36 (24.49%) C++
4 33 (22.45%) Java
5 31 (21.09%) VBScript
6 29 (19.73%) Python
7 27 (18.37%) Perl
8 24 (16.33%) C
8 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
9 20 (13.61%) T-SQL
9 20 (13.61%) VB.NET
10 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
11 12 (8.16%) Objective-C
11 12 (8.16%) VBA
12 9 (6.12%) VB6
13 4 (2.72%) PHP
14 3 (2.04%) Assembly Language
14 3 (2.04%) Delphi
14 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.73%) Degree
3 19 (12.93%) DV Cleared
4 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.16%) CCNA
5 12 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (8.16%) CISSP
5 12 (8.16%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (8.16%) GIAC
5 12 (8.16%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (8.16%) MCSE
5 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (8.16%) SANS
5 12 (8.16%) Security+ Certification
5 12 (8.16%) SSCP
6 6 (4.08%) PhD
7 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.40%) vSphere
5 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) SCCM
2 5 (3.40%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (3.40%) Nagios
2 5 (3.40%) OpenView
2 5 (3.40%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (1.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.20%) VMware
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle
4 7 (4.76%) SAP
5 6 (4.08%) CA
5 6 (4.08%) HP
5 6 (4.08%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.40%) BMC
6 5 (3.40%) Compuware
6 5 (3.40%) IBM
7 4 (2.72%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.72%) Nimsoft
7 4 (2.72%) Veeam
8 3 (2.04%) Logi Analytics
8 3 (2.04%) NetApp
8 3 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.36%) Citrix
9 2 (1.36%) HEAT Software
9 2 (1.36%) Sybase
10 1 (0.68%) Dell Compellent
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