Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 235 211
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 109 106 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.09% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 1.74% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 93 120
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £48,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,941 6,080 6,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.15% 59.67% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,908 5,141 5,139
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VB 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for VB in the South West

VB
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the South West

VB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -1 27 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Wiltshire -17 20 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Bristol +10 18 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Devon +17 17 £42,000 -3.45% 2
Somerset +25 13 £32,500 -16.13% 4
Gloucestershire -1 10 £38,750 -11.43%
Cornwall +11 4 £25,000 -23.08%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VB.

1 70 (64.22%) C#
2 69 (63.30%) .NET
3 45 (41.28%) SQL Server
4 42 (38.53%) C++
5 40 (36.70%) Windows
6 39 (35.78%) SQL
7 34 (31.19%) JavaScript
8 29 (26.61%) HTML
9 28 (25.69%) VB.NET
10 26 (23.85%) Visual Studio
11 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
11 24 (22.02%) C
11 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
12 23 (21.10%) VB6
12 23 (21.10%) Degree
13 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (20.18%) Java
14 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
15 20 (18.35%) MVC
15 20 (18.35%) CSS
16 18 (16.51%) Linux
16 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
17 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
18 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (14.68%) Windows 10
19 15 (13.76%) OO
19 15 (13.76%) Manufacturing
20 14 (12.84%) PHP
20 14 (12.84%) T-SQL

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (10.09%) IIS
1 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Moodle
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Skype
2 1 (0.92%) Broadband
2 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) Power BI
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) MS Access
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.92%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) MSI
4 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) Appium
5 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) JUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.92%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.92%) RSpec
5 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (13.76%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.93%) Electronics
3 11 (10.09%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Games
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (59.63%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) .NET Developer
2 32 (29.36%) Software Developer
3 22 (20.18%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (17.43%) SQL Developer
5 13 (11.93%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (7.34%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Graduate
9 6 (5.50%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (63.30%) .NET
2 29 (26.61%) HTML
3 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.35%) CSS
5 14 (12.84%) WPF
6 13 (11.93%) HTML5
7 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (10.09%) Silverlight
7 11 (10.09%) Universal Windows Platform
7 11 (10.09%) XML
8 9 (8.26%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.34%) EDI
9 8 (7.34%) Entity Framework
10 7 (6.42%) Material Design
10 7 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.50%) Web Services
12 5 (4.59%) Google Maps API
12 5 (4.59%) Itk
13 4 (3.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) User Experience
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.92%) Blog
4 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) EPoS
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.92%) Optoelectronics
4 1 (0.92%) PMI
4 1 (0.92%) Replication
4 1 (0.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.70%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) Linux
3 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.68%) Windows 10
5 12 (11.01%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.50%) Android
7 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.67%) Unix
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.35%) MVC
4 15 (13.76%) OO
5 13 (11.93%) ITIL
6 12 (11.01%) Performance Measurement
6 12 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (10.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (10.09%) Image Processing
8 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.26%) SDLC
10 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.42%) CRM
12 6 (5.50%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.50%) Migration
12 6 (5.50%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
13 5 (4.59%) PLM
13 5 (4.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.22%) C#
2 42 (38.53%) C++
3 39 (35.78%) SQL
4 34 (31.19%) JavaScript
5 28 (25.69%) VB.NET
6 24 (22.02%) C
7 23 (21.10%) VB6
8 22 (20.18%) Java
9 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
10 14 (12.84%) PHP
10 14 (12.84%) T-SQL
11 12 (11.01%) Python
12 6 (5.50%) Perl
13 4 (3.67%) Delphi
13 4 (3.67%) VBA
14 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.01%) HNC
4 7 (6.42%) MCSE
5 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) MCDST
6 4 (3.67%) MCP
7 3 (2.75%) CCNA
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.75%) CISSP
7 3 (2.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (2.75%) GIAC
7 3 (2.75%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (2.75%) MCPD
7 3 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.75%) SANS
7 3 (2.75%) SSCP
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) SCCM
1 4 (3.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Xamarin
3 12 (11.01%) Google
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle
4 4 (3.67%) Symantec
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.92%) HP
5 1 (0.92%) Informatica
5 1 (0.92%) Sage
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Tableau
5 1 (0.92%) Telerik