The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% 0.49% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 0.74% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
170 135 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 59.44% 66.18% 60.70%
Number of salaries quoted 144 112 106
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

VB
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Gloucester region.

VB Salary Trend in Gloucester

VB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware