The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Somerset / Bath
Rank 45 45 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.60% 0.35% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.57% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 201 176 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 60.36% 62.19% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 175 162 201
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bath

VB
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Bath.

Salary trend for VB in Bath

VB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Bath region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday