Period
to 25 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 236 225
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 -77
Permanent jobs citing VB 106 114 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 1.81% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 94 88 92
South West median annual salary £35,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £48,750 £54,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5,870 6,308 5,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.03% 59.20% 58.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,754 5,328 5,049
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +15 34 £35,000 -10.26% 2
Bristol +26 20 £37,000 +1.37% 2
Gloucestershire -3 16 £52,000 +30.00%
Devon +4 14 £28,500 -
Somerset -5 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wiltshire -18 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Cornwall +13 3 £23,000 -29.23%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 69 (65.09%) C#
2 64 (60.38%) .NET
3 47 (44.34%) Windows
4 45 (42.45%) Visual Studio
5 42 (39.62%) SQL
5 42 (39.62%) VB6
6 39 (36.79%) C++
7 34 (32.08%) C
8 33 (31.13%) Java
8 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
9 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
10 30 (28.30%) VB.NET
11 28 (26.42%) HTML
11 28 (26.42%) Manufacturing
11 28 (26.42%) WPF
12 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (24.53%) OO
14 24 (22.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 24 (22.64%) Universal Windows Platform
15 22 (20.75%) Silverlight
15 22 (20.75%) Image Processing
16 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (17.92%) XML
17 18 (16.98%) SAP
17 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.09%) HP
18 16 (15.09%) LoadRunner
18 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
18 16 (15.09%) HP ALM

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 6 (5.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.94%) EPLAN
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.60%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.94%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) RS-232
3 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.94%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) GSM
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) Power BI
4 3 (2.83%) MS Access
5 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (42.45%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.09%) LoadRunner
3 15 (14.15%) HP UFT
4 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.89%) JIRA
6 2 (1.89%) TestRail
7 1 (0.94%) Appium
7 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.94%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) JUnit
7 1 (0.94%) Maven
7 1 (0.94%) Selenium
7 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (26.42%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.60%) Marketing
3 6 (5.66%) Electronics
3 6 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Automotive
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Developer
2 39 (36.79%) Software Developer
3 23 (21.70%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Analyst
5 15 (14.15%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.15%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Technical Test Analyst
6 14 (13.21%) Test Analyst
7 13 (12.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Architect
10 6 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.66%) CRM Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Designer
11 5 (4.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Graduate C# Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (60.38%) .NET
2 28 (26.42%) HTML
2 28 (26.42%) WPF
3 24 (22.64%) Universal Windows Platform
4 22 (20.75%) Silverlight
5 19 (17.92%) XML
6 15 (14.15%) CSS
7 14 (13.21%) HTML5
8 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.60%) Google Maps API
9 7 (6.60%) Itk
10 6 (5.66%) XHTML
11 5 (4.72%) CSS3
12 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.83%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.83%) jQuery
14 2 (1.89%) Middleware
15 1 (0.94%) Spring
15 1 (0.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Social Media
1 5 (4.72%) User Experience
2 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.89%) Optoelectronics
3 2 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.94%) Blog
4 1 (0.94%) Cybercrime
4 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Android
2 6 (5.66%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
5 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Debian
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.53%) OO
4 24 (22.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (20.75%) Image Processing
6 15 (14.15%) Defect Management
6 15 (14.15%) Psychology
6 15 (14.15%) Test Management
6 15 (14.15%) Test Scripting
6 15 (14.15%) Test Strategy
7 14 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (13.21%) CRM
8 13 (12.26%) Software Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Web Development
10 10 (9.43%) MVC
10 10 (9.43%) SDLC
11 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.60%) Migration
13 7 (6.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.09%) C#
2 42 (39.62%) SQL
2 42 (39.62%) VB6
3 39 (36.79%) C++
4 34 (32.08%) C
5 33 (31.13%) Java
6 30 (28.30%) VB.NET
7 15 (14.15%) PL/SQL
8 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
9 10 (9.43%) Python
10 8 (7.55%) PHP
11 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.83%) VBA
12 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.94%) Perl
13 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.15%) DV Cleared
4 14 (13.21%) ISTQB
4 14 (13.21%) MCP
4 14 (13.21%) OCP
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (13.21%) SAP Certification
5 12 (11.32%) Degree
6 4 (3.77%) HNC
7 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO 15765
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
1 1 (0.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) HP ALM
2 15 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) SAP
3 16 (15.09%) HP
4 15 (14.15%) Oracle
5 7 (6.60%) Google
5 7 (6.60%) Xamarin
6 6 (5.66%) Sage
7 1 (0.94%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.94%) Siemens