The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 113 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 123 161 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 3.07% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 5.24% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103 157 216
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3465 3070 3275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.23% 58.47% 59.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2767 2955
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
England

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 35 £37,500 - 6
Wiltshire -25 29 £35,000 -4.10% 9
Bristol +3 26 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Dorset -6 22 £36,000 +10.76% 4
Devon -17 10 £36,000 +25.76% 1
Somerset -26 1 £39,500 +22.48%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 161 (59.41%) C#
2 155 (57.20%) SQL
3 120 (44.28%) .NET
4 85 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 83 (30.63%) SQL Server
6 81 (29.89%) C++
7 79 (29.15%) Windows
8 71 (26.20%) Java
9 65 (23.99%) MS Excel
10 63 (23.25%) Visual Studio
10 63 (23.25%) Degree
11 60 (22.14%) VB6
12 58 (21.40%) Finance
12 58 (21.40%) Microsoft
13 56 (20.66%) QA
14 53 (19.56%) HTML
15 52 (19.19%) OO
16 51 (18.82%) Linux
16 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
17 50 (18.45%) VB.NET
17 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
18 48 (17.71%) XML
19 47 (17.34%) Security Cleared
20 45 (16.61%) Software Engineering
20 45 (16.61%) VBScript
20 45 (16.61%) Oracle
21 42 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
22 41 (15.13%) PHP
23 39 (14.39%) UNIX
24 36 (13.28%) Crystal Reports

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.06%) SAS
2 6 (2.21%) IIS
3 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.74%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.74%) Node.js
4 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 65 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.21%) SPSS
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Revit
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Summit
1 3 (1.11%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.06%) VoIP
2 7 (2.58%) Internet
3 6 (2.21%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.21%) WAN
4 3 (1.11%) Firewall
4 3 (1.11%) TETRA
5 2 (0.74%) FTP
5 2 (0.74%) HTTP
5 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.28%) Crystal Reports
3 33 (12.18%) MySQL
4 30 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.32%) QlikView
7 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.95%) MS Access
9 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 63 (23.25%) Visual Studio
2 31 (11.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.58%) Toad
5 6 (2.21%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.85%) InstallShield
7 4 (1.48%) MSTest
7 4 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.48%) Moq
7 4 (1.48%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.48%) MSI
7 4 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.48%) NUnit
8 2 (0.74%) Subversion
8 2 (0.74%) Maven
8 2 (0.74%) JIRA
8 2 (0.74%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.74%) JProfiler
General
1 58 (21.40%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Marketing
3 13 (4.80%) Military
4 6 (2.21%) Games
4 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Legal
5 5 (1.85%) Banking
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (60.15%) Developer
2 53 (19.56%) Software Developer
3 44 (16.24%) .NET Developer
4 38 (14.02%) Consultant
5 31 (11.44%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.64%) Analyst
7 17 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.90%) Junior
8 16 (5.90%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (5.90%) Junior Developer
9 15 (5.54%) Tester
10 13 (4.80%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 9 (3.32%) Graduate
11 9 (3.32%) VB Developer
11 9 (3.32%) Business Consultant
12 8 (2.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.58%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.58%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.58%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.28%) .NET
2 53 (19.56%) HTML
3 51 (18.82%) ASP.NET
4 48 (17.71%) XML
5 36 (13.28%) WPF
6 25 (9.23%) COM
7 23 (8.49%) Web Services
8 21 (7.75%) CSS
9 20 (7.38%) .NET Framework
10 16 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.54%) SOAP
12 14 (5.17%) Classic ASP
13 12 (4.43%) WCF
14 11 (4.06%) WinForms
15 10 (3.69%) jQuery
16 8 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 7 (2.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 7 (2.58%) LINQ
17 7 (2.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.06%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.32%) Blog
4 5 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.48%) Xbox
5 4 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.11%) W3C
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.74%) Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.37%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.15%) Windows
2 51 (18.82%) Linux
3 39 (14.39%) UNIX
4 22 (8.12%) Windows CE
5 16 (5.90%) Solaris
6 13 (4.80%) HPUX
7 12 (4.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.95%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.48%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.19%) OO
2 45 (16.61%) Software Engineering
3 42 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.70%) Scrum
5 27 (9.96%) MVC
6 25 (9.23%) OOP
6 25 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.23%) Waterfall
7 23 (8.49%) OOD
7 23 (8.49%) ITIL
8 16 (5.90%) Automated Testing
9 15 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (4.43%) iOS Development
11 11 (4.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.06%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.32%) MVVM
12 9 (3.32%) Service Delivery
13 8 (2.95%) TDD
13 8 (2.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 161 (59.41%) C#
2 155 (57.20%) SQL
3 85 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 81 (29.89%) C++
5 71 (26.20%) Java
6 60 (22.14%) VB6
7 50 (18.45%) VB.NET
8 45 (16.61%) VBScript
9 41 (15.13%) PHP
10 34 (12.55%) T-SQL
11 29 (10.70%) VBA
12 26 (9.59%) Shell Script
13 20 (7.38%) PowerShell
14 18 (6.64%) Python
15 17 (6.27%) Perl
16 16 (5.90%) C
17 13 (4.80%) PL/SQL
18 11 (4.06%) VC++
19 4 (1.48%) MATLAB
20 2 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (23.25%) Degree
2 47 (17.34%) Security Cleared
3 30 (11.07%) ISEB
4 26 (9.59%) DV Cleared
5 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.06%) MCPD
6 11 (4.06%) MCTS
7 9 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.11%) MCP
10 3 (1.11%) HND
11 2 (0.74%) MCSD
11 2 (0.74%) ACCA
11 2 (0.74%) CIMA
12 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.37%) MCSE
12 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (20.66%) QA
2 14 (5.17%) SLA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.43%) Terminal Services
3 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.85%) vSphere
5 4 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.11%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.06%) OpenView
1 11 (4.06%) Nagios
1 11 (4.06%) OPNET
1 11 (4.06%) SolarWinds Orion
1 11 (4.06%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) WSUS
4 2 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.74%) nmon
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.61%) Oracle
3 33 (12.18%) HP
4 24 (8.86%) Citrix
5 18 (6.64%) VMware
6 17 (6.27%) Business Objects
7 11 (4.06%) Cisco
7 11 (4.06%) Juniper
7 11 (4.06%) CA
7 11 (4.06%) Riverbed
7 11 (4.06%) SolarWinds
7 11 (4.06%) F5
8 10 (3.69%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.32%) Tableau
9 9 (3.32%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (3.32%) Cognos
10 8 (2.95%) SAP
11 6 (2.21%) Compuware
11 6 (2.21%) BMC
11 6 (2.21%) NetScout
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Health care , Gym
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension and Microsoft Certification!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Southwest One
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + VG Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Health care , Gym
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago