The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.06% 4.67% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.53% 7.91% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 8
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,600
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.33%
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
245 177 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 62.18% 59.00% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 203 170 146
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for VB.

1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) VB6
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) C#
5 13 (46.43%) XML
5 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 13 (46.43%) HTML
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 13 (46.43%) IIS
5 13 (46.43%) ADO.NET
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (46.43%) COM+
6 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
7 11 (39.29%) SDLC
8 9 (32.14%) Java
8 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 9 (32.14%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) Unix
9 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) ISEB
9 8 (28.57%) LoadRunner
9 8 (28.57%) Internet
9 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (46.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 7 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 8 (28.57%) RSpec
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) FinalBuilder
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Analyst
5 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
5 8 (28.57%) Test Manager
6 6 (21.43%) C++ Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) ADO.NET
1 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
1 13 (46.43%) COM+
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) MFC
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
3 2 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (3.57%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Internet of Things
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) SDLC
1 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) BDD
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 8 (28.57%) Test Management
2 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Load Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Process Management
4 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) VB6
3 15 (53.57%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Python
5 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (21.43%) VC++
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle