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 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 96 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 21 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.80% 2.30% 6.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 3.52% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 60
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £31,800 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
661 596 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.44% 65.28% 68.12%
Number of salaries quoted 510 524 580
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 4 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 4 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 +4 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Cirencester - 1 £22,500 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 (80.77%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) XML
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 15 (57.69%) C++
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
6 14 (53.85%) Web Services
7 13 (50.00%) XSLT
7 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (46.15%) PHP
8 12 (46.15%) IIS
8 12 (46.15%) MVC
8 12 (46.15%) VB6
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (42.31%) Changepoint
9 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
9 11 (42.31%) Performance Testing
9 11 (42.31%) Load Testing
9 11 (42.31%) LINQ
9 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
9 11 (42.31%) Coaching
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2000

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 12 (46.15%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Graduate
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
4 14 (53.85%) Web Services
5 13 (50.00%) XSLT
6 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
6 11 (42.31%) LINQ
6 11 (42.31%) XHTML
6 11 (42.31%) WSDL
6 11 (42.31%) XML Schema
6 11 (42.31%) COM+
6 11 (42.31%) XSL
7 8 (30.77%) ADO.NET
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) DHTML
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) XSD
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Performance Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Load Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (42.31%) Coaching
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) C++
5 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (46.15%) PHP
6 12 (46.15%) VB6
7 7 (26.92%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) VBScript
9 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
10 2 (7.69%) Python
10 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (7.69%) Perl
10 2 (7.69%) C
11 1 (3.85%) COBOL
11 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat