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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 86 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.16% 2.99% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 4.60% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 54
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
602 630 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.22% 65.02% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 475 539 579
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 9 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Gloucester -16 2 £35,250 -7.23%
Cirencester +1 1 £22,500 -42.30%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) HTML
3 19 (86.36%) XML
4 18 (81.82%) C#
5 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
5 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
5 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
5 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 17 (77.27%) Web Services
5 17 (77.27%) Finance
6 16 (72.73%) XSLT
7 15 (68.18%) PHP
7 15 (68.18%) MVC
7 15 (68.18%) VB6
7 15 (68.18%) .NET Framework
8 14 (63.64%) Performance Testing
8 14 (63.64%) Load Testing
8 14 (63.64%) LINQ
8 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
8 14 (63.64%) Coaching
8 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (63.64%) Changepoint
8 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (63.64%) C++
8 14 (63.64%) COM+

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (63.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) XML
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) Web Services
4 16 (72.73%) XSLT
5 15 (68.18%) .NET Framework
6 14 (63.64%) LINQ
6 14 (63.64%) COM+
6 14 (63.64%) WSDL
6 14 (63.64%) XML Schema
6 14 (63.64%) XHTML
6 14 (63.64%) XSL
7 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET
8 2 (9.09%) DHTML
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) XSD
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) MVC
2 14 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Load Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 14 (63.64%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) T-SQL
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) PHP
4 15 (68.18%) VB6
5 14 (63.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago