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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.76% 4.61% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 7.01% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 47
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,350 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £50,000
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
670 542 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.93% 65.78% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 586 491 629
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -18 5 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Stroud - 3 £40,000 -
Cirencester +9 1 - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 35 (72.92%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (56.25%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) SQL
4 22 (45.83%) .NET
5 21 (43.75%) C++
6 20 (41.67%) Linux
7 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 15 (31.25%) HTML
8 15 (31.25%) UNIX
8 15 (31.25%) Oracle
8 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 15 (31.25%) Degree
8 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
9 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 11 (22.92%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (22.92%) C
10 11 (22.92%) SOAP
10 11 (22.92%) WPF
11 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
11 10 (20.83%) VB6
11 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
12 9 (18.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
13 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 7 (14.58%) VBScript
14 7 (14.58%) J2EE

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) DTS
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Military
2 4 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Software Developer
2 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
2 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 15 (31.25%) HTML
3 11 (22.92%) WPF
3 11 (22.92%) SOAP
4 9 (18.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 7 (14.58%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) CSS
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) WinForms
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) HPUX
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Time Management
5 2 (4.17%) MVVM
5 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
5 2 (4.17%) OO
5 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.08%) OOP
6 1 (2.08%) Data Management
6 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) Java
4 21 (43.75%) C++
5 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (22.92%) C
8 10 (20.83%) VB6
9 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
10 7 (14.58%) VBScript
11 4 (8.33%) PHP
12 3 (6.25%) Perl
13 1 (2.08%) COBOL
13 1 (2.08%) VBA
13 1 (2.08%) Python
13 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) MCP
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Sage
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