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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 55 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.28% 2.82% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 4.79% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 31
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
529 480 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 64.20% 58.82% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 456 439 650
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 £26,600 £27,047 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Gloucester -3 2 £32,000 +45.45% 3
Cirencester - 1 - - 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (82.14%) C#
2 42 (75.00%) Java
3 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 30 (53.57%) C++
5 28 (50.00%) SQL
5 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 26 (46.43%) UNIX
6 26 (46.43%) Linux
7 25 (44.64%) DV Cleared
7 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
8 23 (41.07%) .NET
8 23 (41.07%) Shell Script
9 21 (37.50%) HTML
10 20 (35.71%) Oracle
10 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 19 (33.93%) Degree
12 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
12 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
13 16 (28.57%) SOAP
13 16 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (28.57%) WPF
14 15 (26.79%) C
15 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
16 11 (19.64%) Citrix
16 11 (19.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
17 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (17.86%) J2EE
18 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
19 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) DTS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.29%) Military
2 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (23.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 16 (28.57%) SOAP
4 16 (28.57%) WPF
5 11 (19.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 10 (17.86%) J2EE
7 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 4 (7.14%) WinForms
9 3 (5.36%) XML
10 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) UNIX
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) HPUX
2 8 (14.29%) Solaris
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.93%) Time Management
5 5 (8.93%) MVVM
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (5.36%) CRM
7 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) C#
2 42 (75.00%) Java
3 40 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 30 (53.57%) C++
5 28 (50.00%) SQL
6 23 (41.07%) Shell Script
7 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
8 15 (26.79%) C
9 7 (12.50%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) PHP
10 5 (8.93%) VBScript
11 4 (7.14%) Perl
11 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.57%) VB6
12 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) DV Cleared
3 19 (33.93%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) ISEB
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) MCP
6 3 (5.36%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) ISA Server
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (19.64%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.79%) Sage
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago