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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 171 177 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 82 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.35% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.34% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68 66 84
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,350 £28,173
10% offered a salary of more than £49,825 £45,000 £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3094 3425 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.64% 57.60% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2943 2957
Median salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Wiltshire +9 22 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Gloucestershire -2 19 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Bristol +25 15 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Dorset +18 13 £30,500 -6.15%
Somerset 0 10 £39,250 +12.14% 1
Devon -8 2 £37,500 -2.59%
Cornwall -20 1 £32,500 -15.58%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 101 (59.76%) C#
2 88 (52.07%) SQL Server
3 85 (50.30%) .NET
4 74 (43.79%) SQL
5 62 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (36.09%) Windows
7 57 (33.73%) C++
8 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
9 52 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 45 (26.63%) Unix
11 42 (24.85%) Java
12 38 (22.49%) XML
13 36 (21.30%) VB6
13 36 (21.30%) Degree
14 33 (19.53%) Python
14 33 (19.53%) HTML
15 32 (18.93%) MVC
16 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
17 29 (17.16%) WCF
17 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (16.57%) VB.NET
19 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
20 26 (15.38%) T-SQL
20 26 (15.38%) Software Engineering
21 25 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
21 25 (14.79%) Perl
21 25 (14.79%) Visual Studio
22 24 (14.20%) OO
22 24 (14.20%) TDD
23 23 (13.61%) Team Foundation 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 15 (8.88%) IIS
2 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.33%) Apache
3 9 (5.33%) Drupal
4 6 (3.55%) OpenROAD
4 6 (3.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.78%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.37%) Exstream
2 4 (2.37%) SAP Business One
2 4 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.37%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.59%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Internet
2 6 (3.55%) Intranet
3 3 (1.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.59%) VoIP
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (52.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.33%) MS Access
4 9 (5.33%) MySQL
5 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.55%) Big Data
8 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.78%) DTS
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.59%) Redis
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (14.79%) Visual Studio
2 23 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.47%) Moq
3 16 (9.47%) NUnit
3 16 (9.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.55%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.55%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.55%) Ranorex
5 6 (3.55%) RSpec
5 6 (3.55%) Selenium
5 6 (3.55%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.78%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.78%) MSI
7 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (10.06%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.14%) Back Office
4 7 (4.14%) Electronics
4 7 (4.14%) Games
5 5 (2.96%) Marketing
6 4 (2.37%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) International Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (49.70%) Developer
2 48 (28.40%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.75%) C# Developer
4 26 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (13.61%) Test Engineer
6 20 (11.83%) Analyst
7 19 (11.24%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (7.10%) Development Team Leader
8 12 (7.10%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.51%) Applications Support
10 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) Test Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) VB Developer
13 7 (4.14%) C++ Developer
13 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.30%) .NET
2 52 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 38 (22.49%) XML
4 33 (19.53%) HTML
5 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (17.16%) WCF
6 20 (11.83%) WinForms
7 17 (10.06%) WPF
8 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (9.47%) J2EE
8 16 (9.47%) NHibernate
9 15 (8.88%) .NET Framework
10 13 (7.69%) ADO.NET
10 13 (7.69%) COM+
10 13 (7.69%) jQuery
11 12 (7.10%) CSS
12 10 (5.92%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.33%) Web Services
14 7 (4.14%) Java EE
14 7 (4.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Streaming Music
2 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.14%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.14%) User Experience
4 6 (3.55%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) CMDB
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.09%) Windows
2 45 (26.63%) Unix
3 19 (11.24%) Linux
4 18 (10.65%) Android
4 18 (10.65%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.93%) MVC
3 26 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 25 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (14.20%) OO
5 24 (14.20%) TDD
6 22 (13.02%) BDD
7 20 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.24%) Scrum
9 17 (10.06%) Web Application Development
10 16 (9.47%) Kanban
10 16 (9.47%) MVVM
11 15 (8.88%) SDLC
12 13 (7.69%) Regression Testing
13 12 (7.10%) Analytics
13 12 (7.10%) Data Analytics
14 11 (6.51%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.51%) Web Development
15 10 (5.92%) CRM
15 10 (5.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (59.76%) C#
2 74 (43.79%) SQL
3 57 (33.73%) C++
4 42 (24.85%) Java
5 36 (21.30%) VB6
6 33 (19.53%) Python
7 28 (16.57%) VB.NET
8 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
9 26 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 25 (14.79%) Perl
11 18 (10.65%) C
12 15 (8.88%) PHP
12 15 (8.88%) VBScript
13 11 (6.51%) VC++
14 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
15 7 (4.14%) Objective-C
16 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
16 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
17 4 (2.37%) Delphi
18 3 (1.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Degree
2 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.24%) DV Cleared
4 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.69%) MCSE
7 8 (4.73%) PhD
8 7 (4.14%) CCNA
8 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.14%) CISSP
8 7 (4.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (4.14%) GIAC
8 7 (4.14%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (4.14%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (4.14%) SANS
8 7 (4.14%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (4.14%) SSCP
9 6 (3.55%) ISEB
9 6 (3.55%) MCSD
10 4 (2.37%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
1 7 (4.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.59%) OpenView
2 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.73%) SAP
4 7 (4.14%) CA
5 6 (3.55%) FrontRange
5 6 (3.55%) Sybase
6 5 (2.96%) HP
7 3 (1.78%) NetApp
7 3 (1.78%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (1.78%) VMware
8 2 (1.18%) Citrix
8 2 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco
9 1 (0.59%) Dell
9 1 (0.59%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.59%) ESRI
9 1 (0.59%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.59%) Juniper
9 1 (0.59%) PayPal
9 1 (0.59%) Telerik
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