Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 186 218
Rank change year-on-year -42 +32 -90
Permanent jobs citing VB 108 181 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.03% 1.62% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 2.91% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 154 131
South West median annual salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.95% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £47,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

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 6413 6228 6781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 61.32% 55.85% 55.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5341 5826
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Bristol -33 21 £35,000 - 2
Devon +3 20 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Gloucestershire -13 20 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire -4 18 £40,000 - 2
Dorset +13 14 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Somerset -20 11 £36,750 -12.50%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (63.89%) .NET
2 63 (58.33%) C#
3 57 (52.78%) SQL Server
4 52 (48.15%) SQL
5 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (27.78%) C++
6 30 (27.78%) VB.NET
7 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 27 (25.00%) MVC
8 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 26 (24.07%) Windows
10 23 (21.30%) HTML
11 21 (19.44%) VB6
12 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (17.59%) WCF
13 19 (17.59%) CSS
13 19 (17.59%) XML
14 18 (16.67%) VBScript
14 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.67%) WinForms
15 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
15 17 (15.74%) Entity Framework
16 16 (14.81%) Finance
16 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
17 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (13.89%) Java
18 13 (12.04%) Manufacturing
18 13 (12.04%) BizTalk Server

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 13 (12.04%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.11%) IIS
3 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) FileNet
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) Intranet
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) PBX
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.48%) Power BI
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.70%) MySQL
7 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.78%) MS Access
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.93%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) DB2
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) MSTest
2 4 (3.70%) NUnit
2 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.78%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.78%) MSI
3 3 (2.78%) Selenium
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.85%) RSpec
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Grunt
5 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Moq
5 1 (0.93%) PyUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.33%) Electronics
4 6 (5.56%) Marketing
4 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.63%) Advertising
6 3 (2.78%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.78%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.85%) Billing
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (59.26%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.59%) C# Developer
3 19 (17.59%) SQL Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.19%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.33%) VB Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
12 5 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
12 5 (4.63%) Senior SQL Developer
12 5 (4.63%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (63.89%) .NET
2 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (21.30%) HTML
4 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (17.59%) CSS
5 19 (17.59%) WCF
5 19 (17.59%) XML
6 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.67%) WinForms
7 17 (15.74%) Entity Framework
8 12 (11.11%) jQuery
9 11 (10.19%) Classic ASP
10 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (7.41%) WPF
11 7 (6.48%) HTML5
11 7 (6.48%) J2EE
11 7 (6.48%) Web Services
12 6 (5.56%) Ajax
12 6 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) User Experience
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.85%) FMCG
6 2 (1.85%) iPad
6 2 (1.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Unix
3 9 (8.33%) Android
3 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.00%) MVC
3 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
4 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (10.19%) OO
5 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
6 10 (9.26%) CRM
6 10 (9.26%) TDD
7 9 (8.33%) Scrum
8 8 (7.41%) Analytics
8 8 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (7.41%) ITIL
8 8 (7.41%) Migration
9 7 (6.48%) Data Analytics
9 7 (6.48%) SDLC
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (58.33%) C#
2 52 (48.15%) SQL
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 30 (27.78%) C++
4 30 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 21 (19.44%) VB6
6 18 (16.67%) VBScript
7 15 (13.89%) Java
8 12 (11.11%) PHP
8 12 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 9 (8.33%) Python
10 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
11 7 (6.48%) Delphi
11 7 (6.48%) Perl
12 6 (5.56%) VBA
13 5 (4.63%) C
14 3 (2.78%) Ruby
15 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) Degree
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) ACCA
5 3 (2.78%) CIMA
5 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.85%) MCSA
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) PhD
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) Firmware
5 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Malwarebytes
2 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) SAP
2 8 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 7 (6.48%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) CA
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Lotus
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.93%) arcserve
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.93%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.93%) Remedy
6 1 (0.93%) Webroot
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