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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 72 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 18 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.97% 2.04% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 2.96% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 57
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 £31,200 £33,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
610 609 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.05% 69.05% 66.84%
Number of salaries quoted 497 562 523
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £46,000
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
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 30 March 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 +10 9 £32,000 -24.70%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (65.63%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
4 17 (53.13%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) C++
4 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (46.88%) VB6
6 13 (40.63%) XML
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
8 10 (31.25%) IIS
8 10 (31.25%) PHP
9 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
9 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
9 9 (28.13%) XSLT
9 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (25.00%) Java
10 8 (25.00%) Migration
11 7 (21.88%) MVC
11 7 (21.88%) WSDL
11 7 (21.88%) XML Schema
11 7 (21.88%) XHTML
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (21.88%) XSL
11 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET
11 7 (21.88%) COM+
11 7 (21.88%) Changepoint
11 7 (21.88%) LINQ

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) XSLT
6 7 (21.88%) XHTML
6 7 (21.88%) WSDL
6 7 (21.88%) XML Schema
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) LINQ
6 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET
6 7 (21.88%) COM+
6 7 (21.88%) XSL
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
8 2 (6.25%) DHTML
8 2 (6.25%) J2EE
8 2 (6.25%) XSD
8 2 (6.25%) WCF
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) HPUX
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
2 7 (21.88%) Coaching
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) C++
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) VB6
4 10 (31.25%) PHP
5 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
6 8 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) VBScript
8 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (9.38%) C
9 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (6.25%) Python
11 1 (3.13%) VBA
11 1 (3.13%) COBOL
11 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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