Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 251 241
Rank change year-on-year +79 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 66 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.68% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.18% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 64 92
Median annual salary £36,525 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.85% +1.30%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £51,125
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% -2.30%

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 2,025 5,589 6,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.38% 57.90% 60.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,699 4,512 5,231
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,529
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.06% +8.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,161 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the South West.

Salary trend for VB in the South West

VB
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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
Dorset +54 11 £40,000 +18.52% 1
Wiltshire +50 7 £32,667 -2.49% 3
Devon +26 5 £35,513 -5.30% 3
Bristol +63 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire +55 2 £32,500 -35.00%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 13 (48.15%) C#
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) WPF
4 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
5 7 (25.93%) MS Access
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) VB6
6 6 (22.22%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) VBA
7 5 (18.52%) C++
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (18.52%) OOD
7 5 (18.52%) ETL
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
7 5 (18.52%) AWS
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Talend

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 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
1 5 (18.52%) AWS
1 5 (18.52%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (18.52%) Serverless
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) npm
2 2 (7.41%) NuGet
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.70%) 2G
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) 5G
3 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MS Access
3 5 (18.52%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Control Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Operational Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) WPF
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
4 4 (14.81%) Universal Windows Platform
5 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) COM+
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) EDI
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) Ninject
5 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) ODBC
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Data Reconciliation
3 5 (18.52%) Decision-Making
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) OOD
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Image Processing
4 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
4 6 (22.22%) VB6
4 6 (22.22%) VBA
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.70%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) Talend
2 2 (7.41%) DevExpress
2 2 (7.41%) IFS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Actuate
3 1 (3.70%) Brio
3 1 (3.70%) BT
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei
3 1 (3.70%) Nokia
3 1 (3.70%) SAP