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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 41 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.77% 4.42% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 6.79% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 63
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
714 604 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.30% 65.09% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 615 538 536
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -21 5 £26,000 -25.71%
Stroud - 3 £40,000 -
Cirencester +8 1 - -
Gloucester +5 1 £37,000 +48.00% 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (57.89%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) Java
3 20 (52.63%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) C++
5 16 (42.11%) .NET
6 15 (39.47%) Linux
6 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 13 (34.21%) UNIX
7 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) Oracle
8 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
10 10 (26.32%) Degree
11 9 (23.68%) C
11 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
11 9 (23.68%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.05%) Migration
12 8 (21.05%) VB6
12 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
13 7 (18.42%) VBScript
13 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
13 7 (18.42%) J2EE
13 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 6 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (15.79%) SOAP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
8 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 6 (15.79%) WPF
5 6 (15.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) Shell Script
6 9 (23.68%) C
7 8 (21.05%) VB6
8 7 (18.42%) VBScript
8 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
9 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (10.53%) Perl
11 2 (5.26%) PHP
11 2 (5.26%) Python
12 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) DV Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) ISEB
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago