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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.23% 0.93% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 1.30% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £42,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +4.28%
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
226 230 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.94% 71.21% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 188 206 150
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 31 March 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) XML
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 9 (60.00%) XSLT
5 9 (60.00%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (53.33%) IIS
6 8 (53.33%) PHP
6 8 (53.33%) VB6
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (46.67%) XSL
7 7 (46.67%) MVC
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (46.67%) Changepoint
7 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (46.67%) LINQ
7 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (46.67%) Coaching
7 7 (46.67%) COM+

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) XSLT
3 7 (46.67%) XHTML
3 7 (46.67%) WSDL
3 7 (46.67%) XML Schema
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) XSL
3 7 (46.67%) LINQ
3 7 (46.67%) COM+
3 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET
4 2 (13.33%) DHTML
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Load Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Coaching
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) VB6
5 7 (46.67%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) VBScript
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.67%) VBA
8 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle