The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 48 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB 36 37 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.98% 4.50% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 6.92% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 27
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
585 535 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.71% 65.01% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 500 494 699
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,047 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 8 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Cirencester +22 2 £39,000 +11.42%
Gloucester -3 2 £32,000 +9.40% 4
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (79.63%) C#
2 39 (72.22%) Java
3 38 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 30 (55.56%) C++
5 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
6 27 (50.00%) Linux
7 26 (48.15%) UNIX
7 26 (48.15%) DV Cleared
8 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
8 25 (46.30%) SQL
9 24 (44.44%) Shell Script
10 20 (37.04%) .NET
11 19 (35.19%) HTML
12 18 (33.33%) Oracle
13 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
13 17 (31.48%) Degree
14 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
14 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
15 14 (25.93%) Citrix
16 13 (24.07%) SOAP
16 13 (24.07%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (24.07%) WPF
17 12 (22.22%) C
18 11 (20.37%) HPUX
18 11 (20.37%) Solaris
18 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
18 11 (20.37%) ISEB
18 11 (20.37%) Military
18 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (16.67%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) DTS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 11 (20.37%) Military
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 13 (24.07%) SOAP
4 13 (24.07%) WPF
5 8 (14.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 7 (12.96%) J2EE
7 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 4 (7.41%) WinForms
9 3 (5.56%) XML
10 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) UNIX
3 11 (20.37%) HPUX
3 11 (20.37%) Solaris
4 5 (9.26%) Windows
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (12.96%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Time Management
4 5 (9.26%) MVVM
5 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.41%) OOP
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C#
2 39 (72.22%) Java
3 38 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 30 (55.56%) C++
5 25 (46.30%) SQL
6 24 (44.44%) Shell Script
7 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 12 (22.22%) C
9 7 (12.96%) Python
10 5 (9.26%) PHP
10 5 (9.26%) VBScript
11 4 (7.41%) Perl
11 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.70%) VB6
12 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) DV Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 11 (20.37%) ISEB
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) MCP
7 3 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Citrix
3 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.96%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago