The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.66% 3.27% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 5.10% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 22
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
630 529 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.40% 64.04% 58.93%
Number of salaries quoted 499 456 434
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,600 £27,047
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

VB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 10 £36,250 +3.57%
Gloucester -2 6 £38,750 +21.09% 3
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (68.97%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) .NET
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) Finance
4 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
5 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
5 16 (55.17%) XML
6 15 (51.72%) Web Services
6 15 (51.72%) C++
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
8 13 (44.83%) XSLT
8 13 (44.83%) VB6
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
8 13 (44.83%) MVC
9 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (41.38%) LINQ
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (41.38%) XSL
9 12 (41.38%) IIS
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (41.38%) WSDL
9 12 (41.38%) XML Schema
10 11 (37.93%) XHTML
10 11 (37.93%) COM+
10 11 (37.93%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SMTP
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) AccuRev
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Graduate
5 4 (13.79%) Junior
5 4 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
2 16 (55.17%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) XSLT
4 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
5 12 (41.38%) LINQ
5 12 (41.38%) XSL
5 12 (41.38%) WSDL
5 12 (41.38%) XML Schema
6 11 (37.93%) COM+
6 11 (37.93%) XHTML
7 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) XSD
7 2 (6.90%) DHTML
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
8 1 (3.45%) WinForms
8 1 (3.45%) ODBC
8 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Performance Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
2 11 (37.93%) Coaching
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
4 15 (51.72%) C++
5 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
6 13 (44.83%) VB6
7 11 (37.93%) PHP
8 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.69%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) VBScript
10 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
11 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (3.45%) C
12 1 (3.45%) Python
12 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) Sophos
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago