The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.28% 2.12% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 2.94% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 170 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.44% 72.03% 69.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 164 198
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Gloucestershire

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 16 April 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) Marketing
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) Alterian
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) ETL
6 6 (40.00%) OOP
6 6 (40.00%) RAD
6 6 (40.00%) Marketing Intelligence
6 6 (40.00%) Delphi
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Customer Analysis
6 6 (40.00%) FastStats
6 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 6 (40.00%) SmartFocus
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 5 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) FastStats
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SMTP
1 5 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SMPP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) DBA
2 6 (40.00%) Database Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Customer Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) OOP
2 6 (40.00%) RAD
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) Delphi
5 5 (33.33%) XQuery
5 5 (33.33%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Alterian
3 6 (40.00%) SmartFocus
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix