Period
to 15 December 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 202 168
Rank change year-on-year -23 -34 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 109 147 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 1.36% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.42% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96 120 206
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 £27,125 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 6083 6082 6643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.47% 56.29% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 5173 5770
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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
Wiltshire 0 30 £33,750 -18.67%
Gloucestershire +22 22 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Dorset -11 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Bristol -25 17 £35,000 -5.41% 2
Somerset +3 11 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Devon -7 6 £43,500 +24.29% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £32,500 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 South West region with a requirement for VB.

1 74 (67.89%) SQL Server
2 73 (66.97%) .NET
3 63 (57.80%) SQL
4 61 (55.96%) C#
5 33 (30.28%) Windows
6 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
7 31 (28.44%) VB.NET
8 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.18%) XML
10 22 (20.18%) MVC
10 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (19.27%) WinForms
12 19 (17.43%) Finance
12 19 (17.43%) HTML
13 16 (14.68%) VBScript
13 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
13 16 (14.68%) CSS
14 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
15 14 (12.84%) C++
15 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (12.84%) jQuery
15 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
16 13 (11.93%) Internet
16 13 (11.93%) Unix
17 12 (11.01%) PHP
17 12 (11.01%) IIS
17 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server

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 15 (13.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.01%) IIS
3 8 (7.34%) Umbraco
4 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.59%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.83%) IaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) DNS
2 2 (1.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (67.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.09%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.50%) MySQL
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.75%) MS Access
9 3 (2.75%) Power BI
9 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.83%) Redis
10 2 (1.83%) Riak
10 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.34%) MSTest
2 8 (7.34%) NUnit
3 6 (5.50%) InstallShield
3 6 (5.50%) MSI
4 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.83%) Moq
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.92%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.92%) RSpec
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) TestRail
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Electronics
3 6 (5.50%) Music Industry
4 5 (4.59%) Advertising
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Billing
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 62 (56.88%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) .NET Developer
3 27 (24.77%) Analyst
4 25 (22.94%) SQL Developer
5 13 (11.93%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Applications Support
7 10 (9.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.17%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Graduate
11 5 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (66.97%) .NET
2 22 (20.18%) XML
3 21 (19.27%) WinForms
4 19 (17.43%) HTML
5 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
5 16 (14.68%) CSS
6 14 (12.84%) jQuery
7 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.42%) Ajax
8 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.42%) HTML5
8 7 (6.42%) WPF
9 6 (5.50%) Ninject
9 6 (5.50%) Spring.NET
9 6 (5.50%) WCF
9 6 (5.50%) Web Services
10 5 (4.59%) CSS3
10 5 (4.59%) EDI
10 5 (4.59%) J2EE
11 4 (3.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) AS400
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.59%) Android
4 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) MVC
3 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.17%) CRM
5 9 (8.26%) Release Management
5 9 (8.26%) TDD
5 9 (8.26%) Web Development
6 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
7 7 (6.42%) Analytics
7 7 (6.42%) OO
7 7 (6.42%) Scrum
7 7 (6.42%) Time Management
7 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.50%) Migration
8 6 (5.50%) MVVM
8 6 (5.50%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.80%) SQL
2 61 (55.96%) C#
3 31 (28.44%) VB.NET
4 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.68%) VBScript
6 14 (12.84%) C++
6 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
7 12 (11.01%) PHP
8 11 (10.09%) Java
8 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.42%) VBA
10 6 (5.50%) Python
11 5 (4.59%) Perl
11 5 (4.59%) VB6
12 3 (2.75%) Delphi
12 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.92%) COBOL
13 1 (0.92%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) HNC
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) HND
4 3 (2.75%) MCSE
5 2 (1.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) SCCM
2 3 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 6 (5.50%) VMware
4 5 (4.59%) SAP
5 4 (3.67%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.75%) Adobe
6 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.83%) Facebook
7 2 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) PayPal
7 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.83%) SYSPRO
8 1 (0.92%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.92%) Capita
8 1 (0.92%) IFS
8 1 (0.92%) JDA
8 1 (0.92%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.92%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.92%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy