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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 170 189
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing VB 51 85 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 1.50% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 2.71% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 61
Median salary £39,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.63% +7.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,125 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3080 3142 3322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.88% 55.36% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2632 2685 2831
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Devon -5 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bristol -1 12 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -3 9 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +11 5 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Somerset -21 5 £39,250 -8.72% 1
Dorset +10 3 £38,750 +13.97% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 68 (62.39%) C#
2 64 (58.72%) .NET
3 50 (45.87%) SQL Server
4 47 (43.12%) SQL
5 37 (33.94%) C++
6 35 (32.11%) VB.NET
7 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.77%) Windows
10 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
11 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
12 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
12 24 (22.02%) XML
13 23 (21.10%) HTML
13 23 (21.10%) VBScript
13 23 (21.10%) VB6
14 22 (20.18%) MVC
14 22 (20.18%) Android
14 22 (20.18%) Apple iOS
14 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (19.27%) .NET Framework
16 20 (18.35%) Java
17 19 (17.43%) Unix
17 19 (17.43%) Entity Framework
17 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
18 17 (15.60%) CSS
18 17 (15.60%) Visual Studio
19 16 (14.68%) OO
19 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (13.76%) Python

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 9 (8.26%) IIS
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.92%) FileNet
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.67%) SNMP
4 3 (2.75%) Intranet
5 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.83%) PBX
5 2 (1.83%) RS-232
5 2 (1.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) MySQL
7 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.67%) Power BI
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.92%) Big Data
10 1 (0.92%) DB2
10 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.92%) MS Access
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Subversion
3 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.83%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
4 2 (1.83%) Selenium
4 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.92%) Moq
5 1 (0.92%) MSTest
5 1 (0.92%) NUnit
5 1 (0.92%) RSpec
General
1 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.26%) Electronics
3 8 (7.34%) Finance
4 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.59%) Advertising
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Games
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (51.38%) Developer
2 44 (40.37%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.69%) C# Developer
4 22 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (18.35%) VB Developer
6 18 (16.51%) Software Developer
7 16 (14.68%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (12.84%) Test Engineer
9 13 (11.93%) Analyst
10 12 (11.01%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (10.09%) SQL Developer
12 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
12 10 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (8.26%) Android Developer
13 9 (8.26%) iOS Android Developer
13 9 (8.26%) iOS Developer
13 9 (8.26%) IT Analyst
13 9 (8.26%) Xamarin Developer
14 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (6.42%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (58.72%) .NET
2 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
2 24 (22.02%) XML
3 23 (21.10%) HTML
4 21 (19.27%) .NET Framework
5 19 (17.43%) Entity Framework
6 17 (15.60%) CSS
7 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (12.84%) WCF
9 12 (11.01%) J2EE
10 10 (9.17%) WinForms
11 9 (8.26%) jQuery
12 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.34%) Classic ASP
12 8 (7.34%) WPF
13 6 (5.50%) Ajax
14 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (3.67%) HTML5
14 4 (3.67%) Web Services
14 4 (3.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (7.34%) User Experience
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.67%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (3.67%) e-Health
6 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.83%) iPad
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) FMCG
9 1 (0.92%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.92%) NHS
9 1 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Android
2 22 (20.18%) Apple iOS
3 19 (17.43%) Unix
4 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.34%) Linux
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.18%) MVC
4 16 (14.68%) OO
5 14 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Analytics
7 11 (10.09%) Data Analytics
7 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.34%) Migration
9 8 (7.34%) TDD
10 6 (5.50%) ITIL
10 6 (5.50%) SDLC
10 6 (5.50%) SOA
10 6 (5.50%) Structured Programming
11 5 (4.59%) ERP
12 4 (3.67%) CRM
12 4 (3.67%) OOD
12 4 (3.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 68 (62.39%) C#
2 47 (43.12%) SQL
3 37 (33.94%) C++
4 35 (32.11%) VB.NET
5 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
6 23 (21.10%) VB6
6 23 (21.10%) VBScript
7 20 (18.35%) Java
8 15 (13.76%) Python
9 14 (12.84%) Perl
10 12 (11.01%) C
11 11 (10.09%) T-SQL
12 10 (9.17%) VBA
13 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
14 5 (4.59%) PHP
15 4 (3.67%) Delphi
15 4 (3.67%) VC++
16 3 (2.75%) Ruby
17 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) Degree
3 11 (10.09%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.75%) PhD
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CISSP
7 2 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.83%) GIAC
7 2 (1.83%) ISEB
7 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.83%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.83%) MCSE
7 2 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.83%) SANS
7 2 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) vSphere
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.67%) Nagios
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView
1 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (1.83%) Malwarebytes
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) Xamarin
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) HP
5 6 (5.50%) SAP
6 4 (3.67%) BMC
6 4 (3.67%) CA
6 4 (3.67%) Compuware
6 4 (3.67%) Dynatrace
6 4 (3.67%) IBM
6 4 (3.67%) Nimsoft
6 4 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) arcserve
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) Dell
7 2 (1.83%) Webroot
8 1 (0.92%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.92%) Epicor
8 1 (0.92%) Veeam
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago