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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 238 195
Rank change year-on-year +4 -43 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 97 92 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.91% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.51% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 139
South West median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,125 £22,575 £24,875
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 6,259 6,081 6,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.70% 60.08% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 5,168 5,211
South West median annual salary £44,529 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.61% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,438 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 October 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 October 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
Wiltshire -16 23 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Dorset -22 22 £39,000 +11.43% 7
Gloucestershire +3 15 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Bristol +9 14 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Devon +17 10 £42,250 +0.60% 7
Somerset +31 8 £35,000 -4.76%
Cornwall +5 5 £25,000 -23.08%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 62 (63.92%) C#
2 60 (61.86%) .NET
3 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
4 36 (37.11%) SQL
5 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
6 33 (34.02%) Windows
7 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET
7 29 (29.90%) C++
8 24 (24.74%) MVC
9 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (22.68%) HTML
10 22 (22.68%) VB.NET
11 21 (21.65%) CSS
11 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
13 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
14 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
14 17 (17.53%) ITIL
15 15 (15.46%) Linux
15 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
15 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
15 15 (15.46%) C
16 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
16 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (12.37%) Degree
17 12 (12.37%) Finance
17 12 (12.37%) Java
17 12 (12.37%) PHP
18 11 (11.34%) IIS

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 (11.34%) IIS
1 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.09%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.03%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Moodle
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Skype
2 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.12%) Power BI
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.09%) MS Access
5 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.03%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.09%) MSI
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) Appium
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Maven
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.03%) PyUnit
5 1 (1.03%) RSpec
5 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.25%) Electronics
4 6 (6.19%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (53.61%) Developer
2 25 (25.77%) Software Developer
3 23 (23.71%) .NET Developer
4 16 (16.49%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.43%) SQL Developer
6 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Applications Support
8 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Support Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
11 6 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Consultant
12 5 (5.15%) Test Engineer
13 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.86%) .NET
2 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.68%) HTML
4 21 (21.65%) CSS
5 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
7 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.28%) Entity Framework
7 9 (9.28%) WPF
8 8 (8.25%) EDI
9 7 (7.22%) HTML5
9 7 (7.22%) Material Design
9 7 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.19%) Silverlight
10 6 (6.19%) Universal Windows Platform
10 6 (6.19%) Web Services
11 4 (4.12%) Java EE
11 4 (4.12%) STL
11 4 (4.12%) XML
12 3 (3.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.03%) Fintech
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Linux
3 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.34%) Windows 10
5 9 (9.28%) Unix
6 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) MVC
2 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (17.53%) ITIL
4 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.31%) OO
6 8 (8.25%) Performance Measurement
6 8 (8.25%) SDLC
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) TDD
8 6 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (6.19%) Image Processing
8 6 (6.19%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.15%) Scrum
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.12%) ERP
10 4 (4.12%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (4.12%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.92%) C#
2 36 (37.11%) SQL
3 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.90%) C++
5 22 (22.68%) VB.NET
6 18 (18.56%) PowerShell
7 15 (15.46%) C
7 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.37%) Java
8 12 (12.37%) PHP
9 10 (10.31%) Perl
10 9 (9.28%) Delphi
10 9 (9.28%) VB6
11 6 (6.19%) Python
12 4 (4.12%) COBOL
12 4 (4.12%) Objective-C
13 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.09%) VBA
14 2 (2.06%) Assembly Language
14 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) HNC
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.12%) CCNA
7 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.12%) CISSP
7 4 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (4.12%) GIAC
7 4 (4.12%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (4.12%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.12%) SANS
7 4 (4.12%) SSCP
8 3 (3.09%) MCDST
8 3 (3.09%) MCP
8 3 (3.09%) MCPD
9 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Xamarin
3 7 (7.22%) Google
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Symantec
5 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Tableau
6 1 (1.03%) Telerik
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) XMPie