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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.39% 2.91% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 4.57% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
193 175 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.61% 63.64% 62.16%
Number of salaries quoted 176 154 107
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) XML
4 13 (68.42%) XSLT
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) IIS
5 12 (63.16%) XSL
5 12 (63.16%) WSDL
5 12 (63.16%) XML Schema
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (63.16%) MVC
5 12 (63.16%) VB6
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
5 12 (63.16%) LINQ
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
6 11 (57.89%) Load Testing
6 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
6 11 (57.89%) Coaching
6 11 (57.89%) Changepoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (94.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Graduate Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) XSLT
4 12 (63.16%) WSDL
4 12 (63.16%) XML Schema
4 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
4 12 (63.16%) XSL
4 12 (63.16%) LINQ
5 11 (57.89%) XHTML
5 11 (57.89%) COM+
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 2 (10.53%) DHTML
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
7 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Load Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Mentoring
2 11 (57.89%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) VB6
5 11 (57.89%) PHP
5 11 (57.89%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) VBScript
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) Sophos
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco