Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 233 188
Rank change year-on-year -4 -45 +33
Permanent jobs citing VB 101 106 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 1.01% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.66% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 158
South West median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.27% +3.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,125 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £48,125 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -1.23% +1.25%

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 6,483 6,394 6,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.21% 61.08% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,462 5,447 5,349
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 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Gloucestershire +18 21 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire -5 20 £42,500 +4.29% 1
Dorset -21 18 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Bristol -3 16 £35,000 - 6
Cornwall - 13 £37,500 -
Somerset +25 8 £37,750 +2.72% 4
Devon -1 5 £42,250 +14.97% 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 68 (67.33%) .NET
2 49 (48.51%) SQL
3 44 (43.56%) SQL Server
4 39 (38.61%) C#
4 39 (38.61%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (37.62%) Windows
6 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
6 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.80%) VB.NET
7 20 (19.80%) MVC
8 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
8 18 (17.82%) ITIL
8 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.84%) Linux
9 16 (15.84%) Systems Analysis
9 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
10 15 (14.85%) Degree
11 14 (13.86%) TDD
11 14 (13.86%) C++
11 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (12.87%) Perl
12 13 (12.87%) Unix
12 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (11.88%) OO
13 12 (11.88%) SLA
13 12 (11.88%) Delphi
13 12 (11.88%) HTML
13 12 (11.88%) CSS
13 12 (11.88%) Service Delivery
13 12 (11.88%) Decision-Making

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 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
3 1 (0.99%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.99%) Moodle
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) Exstream
1 1 (0.99%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) SMS
4 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.99%) NFC
4 1 (0.99%) RFID
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.92%) Power BI
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.97%) MS Access
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.97%) SSDT
8 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.99%) QGIS
9 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) JIRA
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.99%) JMeter
6 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.99%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) MSTest
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.99%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.99%) RSpec
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Games
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.95%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) Analyst
3 18 (17.82%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Software Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) SQL Developer
6 9 (8.91%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Database Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Backup Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (2.97%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (67.33%) .NET
2 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (11.88%) CSS
4 12 (11.88%) HTML
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.92%) Entity Framework
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (5.94%) WCF
8 6 (5.94%) WPF
9 5 (4.95%) jQuery
10 4 (3.96%) WinForms
11 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.97%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.97%) Universal Windows Platform
12 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (1.98%) J2EE
12 2 (1.98%) Web Services
12 2 (1.98%) XML
13 1 (0.99%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) User Experience
2 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 13 (12.87%) Unix
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.80%) MVC
4 18 (17.82%) ITIL
5 16 (15.84%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (13.86%) TDD
7 12 (11.88%) Decision-Making
7 12 (11.88%) OO
7 12 (11.88%) Service Delivery
8 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.89%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (10.89%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.89%) ITSM
8 11 (10.89%) Proactive Management
8 11 (10.89%) Scrum
8 11 (10.89%) Service Management
8 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.51%) SQL
2 39 (38.61%) C#
3 20 (19.80%) VB.NET
4 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.84%) PowerShell
6 14 (13.86%) C++
7 13 (12.87%) Perl
8 12 (11.88%) Delphi
9 9 (8.91%) T-SQL
10 8 (7.92%) COBOL
10 8 (7.92%) PHP
10 8 (7.92%) VB6
11 7 (6.93%) Java
11 7 (6.93%) Python
12 6 (5.94%) C
12 6 (5.94%) VBA
13 4 (3.96%) R
14 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.93%) MCSA
4 5 (4.95%) MCITP
4 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.99%) GIAC
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.99%) MCPD
6 1 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.99%) SANS
6 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Graylog
1 1 (0.99%) Nagios
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) Veeam
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
4 2 (1.98%) SAP
4 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.98%) Tableau
4 2 (1.98%) Telerik
4 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.99%) Actian
5 1 (0.99%) Capita
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Nintex
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) XMPie