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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 95 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 1.13% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 1.84% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 17
Median salary £46,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
669 653 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.52% 61.37% 62.24%
Number of salaries quoted 515 506 449
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram 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 September 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
Gloucester -3 7 £38,000 +1.33%
Cheltenham -12 2 £37,500 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 37 (84.09%) C++
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 27 (61.36%) Python
4 26 (59.09%) Unix
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 26 (59.09%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (54.55%) C#
6 21 (47.73%) Perl
7 20 (45.45%) XML
7 20 (45.45%) DV Cleared
8 18 (40.91%) SQL
9 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
10 16 (36.36%) VB6
10 16 (36.36%) Linux
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
12 13 (29.55%) C
13 12 (27.27%) OO
13 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
13 12 (27.27%) Coaching
14 11 (25.00%) SANS
14 11 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
14 11 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (25.00%) MCSE
14 11 (25.00%) CISSP
14 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) CCNA
14 11 (25.00%) SSCP
14 11 (25.00%) HTML

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 11 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MS Access
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.55%) QlikView
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) FinalBuilder
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.36%) RSpec
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (25.00%) Games
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (9.09%) Electronics
5 4 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Software Test Engineer
1 21 (47.73%) Test Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 11 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 11 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 9 (20.45%) Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) Java EE
2 11 (25.00%) STL
3 10 (22.73%) J2EE
4 9 (20.45%) ADO.NET
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.45%) COM+
5 5 (11.36%) MFC
6 2 (4.55%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.55%) CSS
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) WSDL
7 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.27%) XSD
7 1 (2.27%) XSL
7 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Android
3 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
4 7 (15.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (59.09%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Coaching
3 12 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 12 (27.27%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 11 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) Analytics
5 10 (22.73%) Data Analytics
6 9 (20.45%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.64%) Load Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.36%) Process Management
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) C++
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 27 (61.36%) Python
4 24 (54.55%) C#
5 21 (47.73%) Perl
6 18 (40.91%) SQL
7 16 (36.36%) VB6
8 13 (29.55%) C
9 11 (25.00%) Objective-C
10 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
11 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
11 5 (11.36%) VC++
12 2 (4.55%) PHP
12 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) CCNA
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
3 11 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 11 (25.00%) GIAC
3 11 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 11 (25.00%) MCSE
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (25.00%) SANS
3 11 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 11 (25.00%) SSCP
4 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) PhD
6 5 (11.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) VMware