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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 46 85
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 59 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.93% 6.05% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 8.98% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 54 16
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,800 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
614 657 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.67% 67.38% 64.42%
Number of salaries quoted 551 570 636
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +10 2 £36,750 +9.70% 1
Cheltenham -18 1 £42,500 +9.67%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (65.31%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.94%) C++
3 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
4 22 (44.90%) DV Cleared
4 22 (44.90%) Java
4 22 (44.90%) UNIX
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 21 (42.86%) .NET
5 21 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 20 (40.82%) SQL
6 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
7 17 (34.69%) Military
7 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (34.69%) HPUX
7 17 (34.69%) Solaris
7 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.69%) ISEB
7 17 (34.69%) Citrix
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.45%) Windows
12 10 (20.41%) HTML
13 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.33%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) Finance
15 7 (14.29%) Marketing
15 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
15 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (4.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SMTP
1 5 (10.20%) FTP
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) SMPP
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.12%) DTS
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.04%) MS Access
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) NUnit
1 3 (6.12%) MSTest
1 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (6.12%) Moq
2 2 (4.08%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (34.69%) Military
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Database Developer
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
8 4 (8.16%) DBA
9 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 3 (6.12%) VB Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Graduate
9 3 (6.12%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) HTML
4 8 (16.33%) XML
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 4 (8.16%) WinForms
8 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.12%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) WPF
8 3 (6.12%) Spring.NET
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (6.12%) Ninject
8 3 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE
10 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) UNIX
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) HPUX
2 17 (34.69%) Solaris
3 11 (22.45%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
2 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) OOP
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (8.16%) Customer Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Change Control
5 4 (8.16%) RAD
5 4 (8.16%) Marketing Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) MVC
6 3 (6.12%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.12%) MVVM
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.94%) C++
4 22 (44.90%) Java
5 21 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 20 (40.82%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.24%) PHP
9 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
9 5 (10.20%) XQuery
9 5 (10.20%) XPath
10 4 (8.16%) VB6
10 4 (8.16%) Perl
10 4 (8.16%) Delphi
11 3 (6.12%) VBA
11 3 (6.12%) Python
12 2 (4.08%) VBScript
12 2 (4.08%) C
12 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.90%) DV Cleared
3 17 (34.69%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Citrix
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Alterian
5 4 (8.16%) SmartFocus
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) Kofax
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