The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.07% 7.29% 9.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 11.11% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 27
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
259 189 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.22% 65.63% 69.71%
Number of salaries quoted 224 173 178
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VB
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Cheltenham region.

VB Salary Trend in Cheltenham

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 6 (54.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) General Ledger
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) VBScript
6 1 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) WPF
1 6 (54.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree