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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 35 46
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester - 1.18% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.71% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £36,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
172 117 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 53.42% 68.82% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 144 112 157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,000 £46,000
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 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 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 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared