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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 210 142
Rank change year-on-year -33 -68 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 96 134 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.28% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 2.26% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83 111 254
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,735
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 5,981 5,924 6,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.09% 56.45% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,067 5,003 5,681
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +4.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £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 19 January 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 January 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 -8 23 £32,500 -21.69%
Dorset -21 19 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Gloucestershire +18 17 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Bristol -22 16 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Somerset 0 12 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Cornwall -5 7 £32,500 - 1
Devon -13 2 - - 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 70 (72.92%) SQL Server
2 68 (70.83%) .NET
3 57 (59.38%) SQL
4 53 (55.21%) C#
5 34 (35.42%) Windows
6 30 (31.25%) VB.NET
7 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 20 (20.83%) XML
9 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (19.79%) HTML
9 19 (19.79%) MVC
10 18 (18.75%) WinForms
11 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
11 17 (17.71%) CSS
11 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
12 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (15.63%) Finance
14 14 (14.58%) VBScript
15 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (13.54%) Degree
15 13 (13.54%) jQuery
16 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
16 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 12 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (10.42%) Web Development
17 10 (10.42%) Oracle
17 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
17 10 (10.42%) Internet
18 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification

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 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.38%) IIS
3 8 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Visualfiles
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (72.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.17%) Power BI
7 3 (3.13%) MS Access
8 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.08%) Redis
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) Riak
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.33%) MSTest
2 8 (8.33%) NUnit
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
4 5 (5.21%) InstallShield
4 5 (5.21%) MSI
4 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.13%) Moq
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) TestRail
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Advertising
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.21%) Music Industry
2 5 (5.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Front Office
4 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 33 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.83%) SQL Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Applications Support
6 10 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Database Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Graduate
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) Senior VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (70.83%) .NET
2 20 (20.83%) XML
3 19 (19.79%) HTML
4 18 (18.75%) WinForms
5 17 (17.71%) CSS
6 13 (13.54%) jQuery
7 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.29%) Ajax
9 7 (7.29%) HTML5
10 6 (6.25%) WPF
11 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.21%) CSS3
11 5 (5.21%) EDI
11 5 (5.21%) Ninject
11 5 (5.21%) Spring.NET
11 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.21%) Web Services
12 4 (4.17%) REST
13 3 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.13%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.13%) Robotics
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) AS400
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Unix
3 6 (6.25%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.13%) Android
5 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) MVC
2 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.54%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.42%) Web Development
5 9 (9.38%) TDD
6 7 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL
6 7 (7.29%) Release Management
7 6 (6.25%) Document Management
7 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.25%) OO
7 6 (6.25%) Service Management
7 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.25%) Time Management
8 5 (5.21%) CRM
8 5 (5.21%) ITSM
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) SQL
2 53 (55.21%) C#
3 30 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
5 14 (14.58%) VBScript
6 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.29%) Java
8 6 (6.25%) C++
8 6 (6.25%) PHP
9 5 (5.21%) VB6
10 4 (4.17%) VBA
11 3 (3.13%) Perl
11 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.13%) Python
12 2 (2.08%) C
13 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.29%) HNC
4 4 (4.17%) HND
4 4 (4.17%) MCSA
5 3 (3.13%) MCP
5 3 (3.13%) MCSE
5 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe
4 3 (3.13%) Blue Prism
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Facebook
5 2 (2.08%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) PayPal
5 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.08%) SYSPRO
6 1 (1.04%) Capita
6 1 (1.04%) IFS
6 1 (1.04%) JDA
6 1 (1.04%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.04%) Veeam