Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 224 137
Rank change year-on-year -10 -87 +72
Permanent jobs citing VB 115 115 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.13% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 1.91% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 89 95 259
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,900 £27,500 £26,225
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,500 £48,150
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,300 6,009 6,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.08% 58.90% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,324 5,072 5,530
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -33 26 £39,000 -2.50% 7
Wiltshire 0 22 £35,000 -14.63% 5
Gloucestershire +29 18 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Somerset +19 18 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Cornwall - 17 £32,500 - 1
Bristol -13 13 £35,750 +2.14% 3
Devon -14 1 - - 4
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 78 (67.83%) .NET
2 64 (55.65%) SQL Server
3 62 (53.91%) SQL
4 51 (44.35%) Windows
5 45 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (33.91%) C#
7 29 (25.22%) VB.NET
8 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
9 24 (20.87%) PowerShell
10 23 (20.00%) Degree
11 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (16.52%) Linux
12 19 (16.52%) User Experience
13 17 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (14.78%) ITIL
13 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
13 17 (14.78%) MVC
13 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.91%) Incident Management
14 16 (13.91%) JIRA
14 16 (13.91%) ITSM
14 16 (13.91%) Service Management
14 16 (13.91%) WinForms
14 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (13.91%) SLA
14 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (13.91%) Proactive Management

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 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) IIS
2 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) Drupal
3 1 (0.87%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.87%) JBoss
3 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Exstream
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) SaaS
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) DNS
2 6 (5.22%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) Firewall
3 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) SMS
4 1 (0.87%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.87%) NFC
4 1 (0.87%) RFID
4 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (55.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (12.17%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (8.70%) Power BI
5 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (4.35%) MySQL
6 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.48%) MS Access
8 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.61%) SSDT
9 2 (1.74%) Redis
9 2 (1.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) JIRA
2 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.35%) InstallShield
4 5 (4.35%) MSI
4 5 (4.35%) MSTest
5 4 (3.48%) NUnit
6 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.74%) Moq
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.87%) JMeter
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Games
3 5 (4.35%) Advertising
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.74%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Developer
2 30 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Database Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (67.83%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) WinForms
3 14 (12.17%) HTML
4 12 (10.43%) CSS
5 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.70%) jQuery
6 10 (8.70%) XML
7 9 (7.83%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (4.35%) EDI
9 5 (4.35%) REST
9 5 (4.35%) WCF
10 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.48%) HTML5
10 4 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.48%) Web Services
11 3 (2.61%) Ajax
11 3 (2.61%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) User Experience
2 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.61%) Robotics
7 2 (1.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) Windows
2 19 (16.52%) Linux
3 13 (11.30%) Unix
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Android
6 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (14.78%) ITIL
2 17 (14.78%) MVC
2 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
3 16 (13.91%) Collaborative Working
3 16 (13.91%) Decision-Making
3 16 (13.91%) Incident Management
3 16 (13.91%) ITSM
3 16 (13.91%) Proactive Management
3 16 (13.91%) Service Management
3 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.30%) Systems Analysis
4 13 (11.30%) TDD
5 10 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 10 (8.70%) Scrum
6 9 (7.83%) ETL
7 8 (6.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.91%) SQL
2 39 (33.91%) C#
3 29 (25.22%) VB.NET
4 24 (20.87%) PowerShell
5 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.70%) VBScript
7 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.09%) Perl
8 7 (6.09%) VBA
9 6 (5.22%) C++
9 6 (5.22%) Delphi
9 6 (5.22%) VB6
10 5 (4.35%) COBOL
10 5 (4.35%) Java
10 5 (4.35%) Python
11 4 (3.48%) C
12 3 (2.61%) PHP
12 3 (2.61%) R
13 1 (0.87%) Pascal
13 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.70%) MCSA
4 6 (5.22%) MCITP
5 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) HNC
6 2 (1.74%) HND
6 2 (1.74%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Graylog
2 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle
3 6 (5.22%) Veeam
4 5 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (2.61%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (2.61%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.74%) Facebook
6 2 (1.74%) Google
6 2 (1.74%) iManage
6 2 (1.74%) PayPal
6 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.74%) SYSPRO
6 2 (1.74%) Telerik
7 1 (0.87%) Capita
7 1 (0.87%) HP
7 1 (0.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.87%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) Tableau