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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 168 82
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -86
Permanent jobs citing VB 174 75 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 1.25% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 2.23% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 170 71 173
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
3278 3357 3192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.17% 55.95% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2990 2853
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Bristol +4 37 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire +23 32 £42,750 +21.27% 4
Wiltshire +23 32 £31,500 -3.81% 1
Somerset +14 26 £40,500 +20.00% 2
Devon +18 24 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Dorset +19 18 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Cornwall -3 4 £38,500 +28.33% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 207 (75.27%) .NET
2 204 (74.18%) C#
3 182 (66.18%) SQL Server
4 149 (54.18%) SQL
5 111 (40.36%) ASP.NET
6 108 (39.27%) Windows
7 102 (37.09%) Microsoft
8 87 (31.64%) MVC
8 87 (31.64%) HTML
9 84 (30.55%) JavaScript
10 79 (28.73%) VB.NET
10 79 (28.73%) VB6
11 77 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 67 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
13 66 (24.00%) XML
14 65 (23.64%) Visual Studio
15 62 (22.55%) MS Excel
15 62 (22.55%) .NET Framework
16 59 (21.45%) T-SQL
17 56 (20.36%) C++
18 55 (20.00%) WCF
18 55 (20.00%) HTML5
19 54 (19.64%) PHP
19 54 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 53 (19.27%) IIS
21 51 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
22 49 (17.82%) Degree
23 48 (17.45%) Android
24 42 (15.27%) TDD
25 41 (14.91%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (19.27%) IIS
2 31 (11.27%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.00%) Apache
4 21 (7.64%) Drupal
5 17 (6.18%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.91%) CMS
7 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (6.18%) SAP Business One
2 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.45%) Office 365
3 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.09%) DHCP
1 14 (5.09%) DNS
2 11 (4.00%) FTP
3 9 (3.27%) SAN
3 9 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.91%) Internet
5 7 (2.55%) HTTP
6 6 (2.18%) Firewall
7 5 (1.82%) IPv4
7 5 (1.82%) LAN
7 5 (1.82%) NAS
7 5 (1.82%) WAN
8 4 (1.45%) PPP
8 4 (1.45%) SSL
8 4 (1.45%) VoIP
9 3 (1.09%) IMAP
9 3 (1.09%) Intranet
9 3 (1.09%) SMTP
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (66.18%) SQL Server
2 77 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (13.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
6 21 (7.64%) MySQL
6 21 (7.64%) Relational Database
7 19 (6.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (4.36%) MS Access
9 12 (4.36%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.91%) SSDT
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.45%) OLTP
14 3 (1.09%) Big Data
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 51 (18.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.09%) Moq
3 14 (5.09%) NUnit
3 14 (5.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (2.91%) Subversion
5 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.82%) AccuRev
6 5 (1.82%) JIRA
7 4 (1.45%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.45%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.09%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.09%) RSpec
8 3 (1.09%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (11.27%) Finance
2 22 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.82%) Banking
4 5 (1.82%) Local Government
4 5 (1.82%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (67.64%) Developer
2 95 (34.55%) .NET Developer
3 66 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 57 (20.73%) SQL Developer
5 54 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (15.27%) Software Developer
7 35 (12.73%) VB Developer
8 30 (10.91%) Analyst
9 25 (9.09%) Applications Support
9 25 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (8.36%) VB.NET Developer
11 22 (8.00%) Senior Developer
12 21 (7.64%) Team Leader
13 20 (7.27%) Support Analyst
14 19 (6.91%) Applications Support Analyst
14 19 (6.91%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (6.18%) Development Team Leader
16 16 (5.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 16 (5.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (75.27%) .NET
2 111 (40.36%) ASP.NET
3 87 (31.64%) HTML
4 66 (24.00%) XML
5 62 (22.55%) .NET Framework
6 55 (20.00%) HTML5
6 55 (20.00%) WCF
7 41 (14.91%) jQuery
8 40 (14.55%) CSS
9 36 (13.09%) WinForms
10 31 (11.27%) Web Services
11 30 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (10.91%) Entity Framework
12 20 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (6.91%) ADO.NET
13 19 (6.91%) Classic ASP
14 17 (6.18%) COM
14 17 (6.18%) CSS3
15 15 (5.45%) WPF
16 14 (5.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.55%) iPhone
3 14 (5.09%) Streaming Music
4 11 (4.00%) User Experience
5 10 (3.64%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.82%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.45%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.45%) Replication
7 4 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.09%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.09%) W3C
9 2 (0.73%) AS400
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 108 (39.27%) Windows
2 48 (17.45%) Android
3 35 (12.73%) Linux
3 35 (12.73%) Unix
4 26 (9.45%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.64%) MVC
2 67 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.27%) TDD
4 36 (13.09%) Software Engineering
5 30 (10.91%) ITIL
6 24 (8.73%) Mentoring
6 24 (8.73%) Scrum
7 22 (8.00%) Web Application Development
8 21 (7.64%) Web Development
9 20 (7.27%) Migration
10 17 (6.18%) BDD
11 16 (5.82%) MVVM
12 14 (5.09%) Kanban
12 14 (5.09%) OO
13 13 (4.73%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.73%) Multithreading
14 12 (4.36%) CRM
14 12 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (4.00%) ITIL V3
15 11 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (74.18%) C#
2 149 (54.18%) SQL
3 84 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 79 (28.73%) VB.NET
4 79 (28.73%) VB6
5 59 (21.45%) T-SQL
6 56 (20.36%) C++
7 54 (19.64%) PHP
8 37 (13.45%) Java
9 30 (10.91%) VBScript
10 29 (10.55%) PowerShell
11 17 (6.18%) VC++
12 16 (5.82%) Python
13 11 (4.00%) Perl
14 9 (3.27%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.27%) VBA
15 7 (2.55%) C
15 7 (2.55%) Delphi
16 5 (1.82%) XPath
17 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (17.82%) Degree
3 24 (8.73%) MCPD
4 23 (8.36%) MCSE
5 22 (8.00%) MCTS
6 15 (5.45%) MCSD
6 15 (5.45%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.36%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.64%) MCSA
9 9 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.55%) PhD
11 6 (2.18%) MCP
11 6 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.82%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.82%) HND
13 4 (1.45%) CCA
13 4 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.09%) ISEB
15 1 (0.36%) CCNP
15 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.45%) XenApp
3 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (2.55%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (1.82%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (37.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.91%) HP
3 18 (6.55%) SAP
4 17 (6.18%) VMware
5 12 (4.36%) Oracle
6 9 (3.27%) Dell
7 5 (1.82%) Citrix
7 5 (1.82%) Infor
7 5 (1.82%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (1.82%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (1.82%) Sun
8 4 (1.45%) Apple
8 4 (1.45%) CA
8 4 (1.45%) Dynatrace
8 4 (1.45%) Sophos
8 4 (1.45%) Veeam
9 3 (1.09%) IBM
10 2 (0.73%) MAPICS
11 1 (0.36%) NetApp
11 1 (0.36%) Nokia
Dorset
Tectre Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Tectre Limited
Salary: £19,500 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Training, Paid Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
aap3
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Redruth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Ortolan Group
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago