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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.23% 1.46% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 2.78% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
260 216 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 52.55% 72.84%
Number of salaries quoted 204 179 209
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) VB6
2 21 (75.00%) C#
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 17 (60.71%) C++
5 16 (57.14%) HTML
5 16 (57.14%) COM+
5 16 (57.14%) ADO.NET
5 16 (57.14%) IIS
5 16 (57.14%) XML
6 13 (46.43%) SQL
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) SDLC
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (21.43%) Selenium
9 6 (21.43%) Test Management
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (21.43%) ISEB
9 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
9 6 (21.43%) Internet
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (21.43%) XSL
9 6 (21.43%) Unix

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Big Data
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
2 6 (21.43%) RSpec
2 6 (21.43%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (14.29%) VB Developer
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) ADO.NET
3 16 (57.14%) COM+
3 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 16 (57.14%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) WSDL
4 6 (21.43%) XML Schema
4 6 (21.43%) XSL
5 4 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.57%) ADO
6 1 (3.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) SDLC
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) BDD
2 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 6 (21.43%) Test Management
2 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
2 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) VB6
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) C++
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (21.43%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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