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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.23% 1.55% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 2.56% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 24
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
459 626 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.06% 60.78% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 534 544
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +13 18 £41,250 +30.95% 1
Gloucester +3 3 £55,000 +48.64% 2
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (56.25%) C#
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
3 21 (43.75%) C++
3 21 (43.75%) VB6
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
5 19 (39.58%) XML
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (29.17%) Web Development
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (29.17%) SQL
8 13 (27.08%) Java
8 13 (27.08%) Unix
8 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.00%) Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Finance
9 12 (25.00%) Python
10 11 (22.92%) Windows
10 11 (22.92%) COM+
10 11 (22.92%) ADO.NET
10 11 (22.92%) IIS
10 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
12 9 (18.75%) OO
12 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
12 9 (18.75%) Perl

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (22.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Changepoint
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) MySQL
6 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) RSpec
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (12.50%) VB Developer
6 6 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Database Developer
7 5 (10.42%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
3 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 19 (39.58%) XML
4 11 (22.92%) ADO.NET
4 11 (22.92%) COM+
5 8 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Web Services
6 6 (12.50%) WSDL
6 6 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 6 (12.50%) XSL
7 1 (2.08%) ADO
7 1 (2.08%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Android
4 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Web Development
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) OO
5 8 (16.67%) Analytics
5 8 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.33%) System Testing
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) C++
2 21 (43.75%) VB6
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 13 (27.08%) Java
5 12 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
7 9 (18.75%) Perl
7 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.42%) C
10 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) PhD
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (12.50%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
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AAP3
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago