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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 122 82 58
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 115 158 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 3.01% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 5.18% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 93 154 206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,115 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £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
3500 3049 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.16% 58.11% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2729 2876
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £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 29 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 29 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 -3 35 £37,500 - 5
Wiltshire -28 28 £35,000 -2.09% 4
Dorset -15 20 £36,000 +10.76% 8
Bristol -7 19 £33,250 -5.00% 7
Devon -21 11 £35,500 +19.32% 4
Somerset -20 1 £39,500 +21.53%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 158 (60.31%) C#
2 146 (55.73%) SQL
3 119 (45.42%) .NET
4 83 (31.68%) JavaScript
5 82 (31.30%) SQL Server
6 77 (29.39%) C++
7 75 (28.63%) Java
7 75 (28.63%) Windows
8 66 (25.19%) Degree
9 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
10 59 (22.52%) Visual Studio
11 58 (22.14%) Microsoft
12 54 (20.61%) HTML
12 54 (20.61%) QA
13 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET
14 51 (19.47%) Linux
14 51 (19.47%) VB6
15 50 (19.08%) VBScript
15 50 (19.08%) Computer Science
16 49 (18.70%) Security Cleared
16 49 (18.70%) Finance
17 47 (17.94%) OO
18 46 (17.56%) Oracle
19 45 (17.18%) VB.NET
20 44 (16.79%) XML
21 42 (16.03%) Software Engineering
22 39 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
23 36 (13.74%) WPF
24 35 (13.36%) T-SQL
24 35 (13.36%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.20%) SAS
2 5 (1.91%) IIS
3 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.76%) Node.js
4 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.76%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.98%) MS Office
3 6 (2.29%) SPSS
4 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Revit
5 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Summit
1 3 (1.15%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) assyst
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.20%) VoIP
2 8 (3.05%) Internet
3 6 (2.29%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.29%) WAN
4 5 (1.91%) Firewall
5 3 (1.15%) TETRA
5 3 (1.15%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.76%) HTTP
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.98%) Crystal Reports
3 29 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (10.69%) MySQL
5 23 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.44%) QlikView
8 7 (2.67%) MS Access
9 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.76%) DTS
13 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (22.52%) Visual Studio
2 34 (12.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.67%) Toad
5 6 (2.29%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.53%) MSI
8 3 (1.15%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.15%) NUnit
8 3 (1.15%) MSTest
8 3 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.15%) Moq
9 2 (0.76%) JProfiler
9 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.76%) Subversion
9 2 (0.76%) Maven
9 2 (0.76%) JIRA
9 2 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (18.70%) Finance
2 14 (5.34%) Marketing
3 11 (4.20%) Military
4 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.91%) Legal
5 5 (1.91%) Games
6 4 (1.53%) Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 157 (59.92%) Developer
2 49 (18.70%) Software Developer
3 45 (17.18%) .NET Developer
4 35 (13.36%) Consultant
5 33 (12.60%) C# Developer
6 20 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.11%) Tester
8 14 (5.34%) Junior
8 14 (5.34%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (5.34%) Junior Developer
9 12 (4.58%) VB Developer
9 12 (4.58%) Analyst
10 10 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 9 (3.44%) Business Consultant
12 8 (3.05%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.67%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.67%) Graduate
13 7 (2.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (45.42%) .NET
2 54 (20.61%) HTML
3 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET
4 44 (16.79%) XML
5 36 (13.74%) WPF
6 23 (8.78%) COM
7 21 (8.02%) Web Services
8 19 (7.25%) CSS
8 19 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (6.87%) SOAP
10 17 (6.49%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.96%) Classic ASP
12 11 (4.20%) jQuery
13 10 (3.82%) WinForms
14 9 (3.44%) J2EE
14 9 (3.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 8 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (2.67%) WCF
16 7 (2.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.08%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.34%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.44%) Blog
4 5 (1.91%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.15%) W3C
5 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.15%) Xbox
6 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.76%) Clustering
6 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.38%) EMV
7 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
7 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.63%) Windows
2 51 (19.47%) Linux
3 33 (12.60%) UNIX
4 19 (7.25%) Windows CE
5 14 (5.34%) Solaris
6 11 (4.20%) HPUX
6 11 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.94%) OO
2 42 (16.03%) Software Engineering
3 39 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.45%) MVC
5 29 (11.07%) Scrum
6 25 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (9.16%) Waterfall
8 23 (8.78%) OOP
9 21 (8.02%) OOD
10 18 (6.87%) Automated Testing
11 16 (6.11%) ITIL
12 13 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (4.20%) iOS Development
13 11 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (3.05%) MVVM
14 8 (3.05%) TDD
14 8 (3.05%) Project Management
15 7 (2.67%) CRM
15 7 (2.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 158 (60.31%) C#
2 146 (55.73%) SQL
3 83 (31.68%) JavaScript
4 77 (29.39%) C++
5 75 (28.63%) Java
6 51 (19.47%) VB6
7 50 (19.08%) VBScript
8 45 (17.18%) VB.NET
9 35 (13.36%) T-SQL
9 35 (13.36%) PHP
10 31 (11.83%) VBA
11 27 (10.31%) Shell Script
12 20 (7.63%) PowerShell
13 18 (6.87%) Python
14 17 (6.49%) C
15 16 (6.11%) Perl
16 10 (3.82%) VC++
17 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
18 4 (1.53%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (25.19%) Degree
2 49 (18.70%) Security Cleared
3 29 (11.07%) ISEB
4 27 (10.31%) DV Cleared
5 20 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.82%) MCPD
7 10 (3.82%) MCTS
8 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.53%) MCP
9 3 (1.15%) HND
9 3 (1.15%) MCSE
10 2 (0.76%) ACCA
10 2 (0.76%) CIMA
11 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.38%) MCSD
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (20.61%) QA
2 7 (2.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.58%) Terminal Services
3 10 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.91%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.20%) OpenView
1 11 (4.20%) Nagios
1 11 (4.20%) OPNET
1 11 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
1 11 (4.20%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.76%) WSUS
4 2 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.76%) nmon
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.56%) Oracle
3 34 (12.98%) HP
4 24 (9.16%) Citrix
5 20 (7.63%) VMware
6 17 (6.49%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.58%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.20%) Riverbed
8 11 (4.20%) SolarWinds
8 11 (4.20%) F5
8 11 (4.20%) Cisco
8 11 (4.20%) Juniper
8 11 (4.20%) CA
9 9 (3.44%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (3.44%) Cognos
9 9 (3.44%) SAP
9 9 (3.44%) Tableau
10 6 (2.29%) NetScout
10 6 (2.29%) Compuware
10 6 (2.29%) BMC
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Health care
Posted: 14 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Bristol
Computer Futures
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Dorset
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Dorset
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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