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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.95% 3.95% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 6.49% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 26
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £41,250
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
587 478 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.21% 60.89% 65.24%
Number of salaries quoted 514 429 609
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,255 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 4 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Stroud - 3 £40,000 - 5
Cirencester +11 1 - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (80.00%) C#
2 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
5 27 (49.09%) C++
5 27 (49.09%) .NET
6 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (40.00%) Linux
6 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (38.18%) HTML
8 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 19 (34.55%) Degree
9 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
9 19 (34.55%) UNIX
9 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
10 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
11 17 (30.91%) Oracle
11 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
12 16 (29.09%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (29.09%) SOAP
12 16 (29.09%) WPF
13 14 (25.45%) C
14 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
15 11 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
17 9 (16.36%) VB6
17 9 (16.36%) Windows
18 8 (14.55%) J2EE
18 8 (14.55%) Citrix

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) DTS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Military
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.09%) SOAP
4 16 (29.09%) WPF
5 11 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (14.55%) J2EE
7 5 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (5.45%) WinForms
9 2 (3.64%) HTML5
9 2 (3.64%) CSS
10 1 (1.82%) XML
10 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.82%) Ajax
10 1 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) UNIX
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) HPUX
4 5 (9.09%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.09%) OO
4 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Time Management
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) MVVM
5 3 (5.45%) OOP
6 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.82%) ERP
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) Web Development
7 1 (1.82%) Data Management
7 1 (1.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) C#
2 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
5 27 (49.09%) C++
6 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
7 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.45%) C
9 9 (16.36%) VB6
10 7 (12.73%) VBScript
10 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
10 7 (12.73%) PHP
11 4 (7.27%) Perl
11 4 (7.27%) Python
12 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 19 (34.55%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.09%) ISEB
5 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) ISA Server
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Sage
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stroud
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
Posted: 10 days ago
Stroud
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stroud
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago