The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% 1.84% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 3.13% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 32
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,800 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
617 608 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 63.28% 58.86% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 446 483 521
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,500 £27,035
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -5 19 £45,000 +38.46%
Gloucester +2 3 £52,500 +72.13% 2
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 42 (80.77%) C++
2 31 (59.62%) XML
3 26 (50.00%) Python
3 26 (50.00%) Java
3 26 (50.00%) VB6
4 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
4 25 (48.08%) C#
4 25 (48.08%) Unix
5 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (44.23%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (42.31%) SQL
8 21 (40.38%) DV Cleared
9 20 (38.46%) .NET
9 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
9 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
10 18 (34.62%) COM+
10 18 (34.62%) ADO.NET
10 18 (34.62%) IIS
10 18 (34.62%) HTML
11 17 (32.69%) Perl
12 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (26.92%) OO
14 13 (25.00%) J2EE
14 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 13 (25.00%) SDLC
15 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
15 12 (23.08%) Analytics
15 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
15 12 (23.08%) Android

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (34.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.85%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) Big Data
3 7 (13.46%) MS Access
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 8 (15.38%) RSpec
2 8 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) FinalBuilder
3 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Test Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 12 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Test Manager
8 6 (11.54%) C++ Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Software Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
10 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.85%) VB Developer
10 2 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) XML
2 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 18 (34.62%) ADO.NET
3 18 (34.62%) COM+
3 18 (34.62%) HTML
4 13 (25.00%) J2EE
5 6 (11.54%) MFC
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.62%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) WSDL
6 5 (9.62%) XML Schema
6 5 (9.62%) XSL
7 3 (5.77%) Java EE
7 3 (5.77%) STL
8 2 (3.85%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.92%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Internet of Things
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Unix
2 12 (23.08%) Android
2 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.15%) Linux
4 8 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (26.92%) OO
4 13 (25.00%) SDLC
4 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.08%) Analytics
5 12 (23.08%) Data Analytics
6 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.38%) BDD
7 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Test Management
7 8 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Load Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
9 6 (11.54%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) C++
2 26 (50.00%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) Python
2 26 (50.00%) VB6
3 25 (48.08%) C#
4 22 (42.31%) SQL
5 17 (32.69%) Perl
6 12 (23.08%) C
7 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (11.54%) VC++
10 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (40.38%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) Degree
3 8 (15.38%) ISEB
4 7 (13.46%) PhD
5 3 (5.77%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
5 3 (5.77%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.77%) GIAC
5 3 (5.77%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.77%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (5.77%) SANS
5 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (5.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
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