The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 99 107
Rank change year-on-year -38 +8  
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.43% 1.13% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 2.01% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 21
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £52,500
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1183 895 1238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 63.43% 56.04% 64.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 825 1106
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

VB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for VB in Bristol

VB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Bristol

VB
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Avonmouth - 2 £30,000 -
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB.

1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 10 (45.45%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) VBScript
7 8 (36.36%) VB6
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
9 5 (22.73%) User Experience
10 4 (18.18%) Line Management
10 4 (18.18%) WPF
10 4 (18.18%) Usability Testing
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) C++
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) IIS
10 4 (18.18%) Classic ASP
10 4 (18.18%) XSL
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Intranet
10 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (18.18%) Data Management
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Advertising
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Software Development Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Classic ASP
5 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 4 (18.18%) XSL
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Scrum
2 4 (18.18%) Data Management
2 4 (18.18%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Usability Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) VB6
4 8 (36.36%) VBScript
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) Lotus
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago