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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.32% 0.55% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.81% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% +16.03%
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
182 123 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 57.96% 67.96% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 149 107 150
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,000 £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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat