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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.07% 2.60% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 4.43% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £40,250
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
509 429 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.85% 58.69% 62.19%
Number of salaries quoted 442 395 695
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £28,379
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 6 £35,000 - 1
Gloucester +3 2 £32,000 +6.66% 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (83.33%) C#
2 40 (74.07%) Java
3 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 28 (51.85%) C++
4 28 (51.85%) SQL
5 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
6 25 (46.30%) Linux
7 24 (44.44%) UNIX
7 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
8 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
8 23 (42.59%) .NET
9 22 (40.74%) Shell Script
10 21 (38.89%) HTML
11 20 (37.04%) Oracle
11 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.04%) Degree
12 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
13 16 (29.63%) SOAP
13 16 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (29.63%) WPF
14 15 (27.78%) C
15 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
16 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
16 11 (20.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 10 (18.52%) Citrix
18 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 9 (16.67%) J2EE
18 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Internet
1 3 (5.56%) SAN
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) DTS
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 7 (12.96%) Military
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 13 (24.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (18.52%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
9 4 (7.41%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 21 (38.89%) HTML
3 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.63%) SOAP
4 16 (29.63%) WPF
5 11 (20.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 9 (16.67%) J2EE
7 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 4 (7.41%) WinForms
9 2 (3.70%) XML
10 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) UNIX
3 7 (12.96%) HPUX
3 7 (12.96%) Solaris
4 5 (9.26%) Windows
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
3 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (9.26%) Time Management
5 5 (9.26%) MVVM
6 4 (7.41%) OOP
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 40 (74.07%) Java
3 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 28 (51.85%) C++
4 28 (51.85%) SQL
5 22 (40.74%) Shell Script
6 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 15 (27.78%) C
8 6 (11.11%) Python
9 5 (9.26%) PHP
9 5 (9.26%) VBScript
10 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
11 3 (5.56%) Perl
12 2 (3.70%) VB6
12 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.70%) VBA
12 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) Degree
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.96%) ISEB
6 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) MCSE
7 3 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.52%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago