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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 41 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.87% 2.88% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 4.55% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Median salary £36,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £22,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,150 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 248 198 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 53.80% 63.46% 63.07%
Number of salaries quoted 191 190 168
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (66.67%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

VB
Co-occurring 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) SQL